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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Conrey Meagher

Chargers save victory over Commodores

All Oxford coach Jonathan Branch was hoping for was one more save by Jacob Parker. Parker delivered. (January 20, 2014, Page 6)

Oxford rolls past Cleveland East Side

A couple of turnovers. A handful of penalties. An occasional breakdown along the offensive and defensive lines.
Oxford’s performance against Cleveland East Side wasn’t perfect Friday, but thanks to a well-rounded effort, it was a pretty stress-free night for the Chargers. (September 9, 2013, Page 2B)

Abraham’s five TDs propel Oxford past East Side

BLOG — A couple of turnovers. A handful of penalties. An occasional breakdown along the offensive and defensive lines.

Oxford’s performance against Cleveland East Side wasn’t perfect Friday, but thanks to a well-rounded effort, it was a pretty stress-free night for the Chargers. (more…) (September 7, 2013)

Oxford DE Pegues wins Defensive Player of Year award from MAC in 5A

Xavier Pegues’ dominance on the football field in 2012 for the Oxford Chargers resulted in him being named the Mississippi Association of Coaches Defensive Player of the Year Wednesday.

The 6-foot-4, 240-pound Pegues, who will play in the annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic next week, was one of four Chargers who made the annual team on defense and one of six Chargers who made the team overall. (December 5, 2012, Page 6)

Pegues, Adamson highlight 1-5A team

Oxford senior quarterback Parker Adamson and senior defensive end Xavier Pegues were two of 18 Chargers named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Region 1-5A team recently. (more…) (November 29, 2012, Page 9)

Young Chargers step up in Round 1

Oxford’s underclassmen answered when called upon Friday. For the majority of the season the Chargers leaned heavily on upperclassmen to compile 10 straight wins. (more…) (November 12, 2012, Page 4B)

Special teams likely to impact OHS-Provine

It’s not often a coach will mention special teams when asked for general thoughts on an upcoming opponent.

Wednesday, Oxford head coach Johnny Hill did just that when asked to talk about the Chargers’ first-round opponent Provine. (more…) (November 8, 2012, Page 8)

WV’s Gordon runs away with POW honor

Water Valley senior Jeoffrey Gordon has been banged up for most of the season. Friday, the Blue Devil running back showed what he can do when he gets a chance to crack the starting lineup at close to full health.

In Water Valley’s 33-13 victory at Nettleton, Gordon racked up 205 yards and two touchdowns on 25 carries. (October 16, 2012, Page 6)

D shines again for undefeated OHS

HERNANDO — It’s hard not to believe that members of the Hernando Tigers offense weren’t a little sore Saturday morning after tangling with Oxford’s defensive unit.

Hernando’s goal of shortening the game with its Wing T offense only accomplished fewer shots on ball carriers in the seventh-ranked Chargers’ 31-0 win Friday night at Tiger Stadium. (more…) (October 15, 2012, Page 3B)

Defense seals win for Chargers

A win’s a win no matter how pretty it is.

That was Oxford coach Johnny Hill’s thoughts after his team defeated Region 1-5A rival New Hope 29-17 at Bobby Holcomb Field on Friday night.

Plagued by missed assignments and poor execution most of the night, the Chargers (6-0 overall, 2-0 in region play) put some distance between themselves and the Trojans thanks to big plays on defense late in the game. (more…) (October 1, 2012, Page 3B)

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