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Friday, October 24, 2014

Christopher Sandroni

Sharing stories about our friend, Stan

The news was shocking and hard to accept — Stan Sandroni had passed away. Editor Don Whitten takes a look back at his time working and playing with Sandroni, and recalls one of the stories that shows exactly who and what Stan Sandroni was. (September 11, 2014, Page 4)

Chargers blank Tigers to claim title

The Oxford Middle School Chargers put the perfect punctuation on a perfect baseball season Thursday.
Leaving no doubt who was the top team in the Tri-Lakes Conference, OMS torpedoed the South Panola Tigers 10-0 in the championship game at Edwin Moak Field. (April 13, 2012, Page 6A)

OMS stamps ticket to title game

The Oxford Middle School Chargers can scratch off another goal from their preseason checklist.

Thanks to dominant pitching from starter Houston Roth and an overpowering offense, the Chargers earned a 16-1 victory over Marshall Academy on Monday to advance to the Tri-Lakes Conference title game. (April 10, 2012, Page 8)

OMS secures playoff seeding, sweeps LMS

Monday’s middle school version of the Crosstown Classic had more on the line than just rivalry pride.

When Lafayette and Oxford met on the baseball diamond at Edwin Moak Field, both the Chargers and Commodores had a more immediate reward in mind — playoff seeding.

After claiming both games Monday 4-0 and 6-2, the Chargers secured the top spot in the Tri-Lakes Conference with a perfect league record. (April 3, 2012, Page 9)

Barber regroups, leads OMS past Tigers

Oxford Middle School pushed its unbeaten streak to five games Monday.

Despite a slow start, the Chargers eventually out-matched the visiting South Panola Tigers at Edwin Moak Field to the tune of a 9-2 win. (more…) (March 27, 2012, Page 11)

OMS no-hits Water Valley in doubleheader

The Oxford Middle School baseball team improved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the Tri-Lakes Conference by blanking Water Valley 12-0 and 4-0 in a doubleheader on Saturday. (more…) (March 26, 2012, Page 8)

Oxford sweeps Grenada in middle school hoops

Oxford’s eighth-grade Chargers gained a measure of revenge Thursday night with a 42-37 win over Grenada in the OHS gym. The seventh-graders won 34-26 after being down seven points during the contest. Kyree White led the eighth-grade Chargers (14-3 overall) with 16 points. Korbin Harmon and D.K. Metcalf finished with nine and seven points apiece. (more…) (January 20, 2012, Page 7A)

OMS boys squeak past North Panola

The Oxford Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team earned a 45-40 win at North Panola on Thursday. (more…) (November 11, 2011, Page 7A)

Oxford earns sweep of Myrtle

Oxford’s middle school basketball season got off to a good start for the girls and boys swept Myrtle Tuesday night. The seventh-grade Chargers defeated Myrtle 28-11, while the eighth-graders won 37-17. Oxford’s seventh-grade Chargers won 26-7, while the eighth-grade Chargers won 25-11. (more…) (November 2, 2011, Page 9)

Chargers sweep South Pontotoc

The Oxford seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball teams had no problem pulling off a sweep of South Pontotoc Thursday night in the teams first action since the Christmas break. The eighth-graders defeated South Pontotoc 48-25 thanks to 13 points from Josh Gibbs, eight points from K.T. McCollins and seven points each from David Dennis and Michael McGhee. McGhee and McCollins each had five blocks in the win for the Chargers, who are now 12-2 overall.

(more…) (January 7, 2011, Page 8A)

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