JACKSON — A 16-0 run to start the game set the tone for the Callaway Chargers in their Class 5A North Half matchup with Oxford Friday night in the Northwest Jackson Middle School gym. (more…) (February 25, 2013, Page 3B)
NEW HOPE — If Friday’s Division 2-5A championship game had been 31 minutes long, instead of 32, the Oxford Chargers would be champions rather than the New Hope Trojans. Unable to score in the final 3 minutes and 23 seconds, the Chargers lost their five-point lead and ultimately the game, 45-44, to the Trojans in front of a jubilant crowd in the NHS gym. (more…) (February 18, 2013, Page 8)
The third time this year the Oxford Lady Chargers flexed their collective muscle against an overmatched West Point girls basketball team on Tuesday. Even without two players, OHS cruised past West Point 79-37 in Game 1 of the 2-5A Tournament at New Hope High on Tuesday.
The Chargers, meanwhile, had to claw and scratch their way to Friday’s championship game by sneaking past pesky Saltillo 62-60. (February 13, 2013, Page 6)
A rocky start to the Division 2-5A slate is all forgotten now that the Oxford Chargers have repeated as division champions. Thanks to Monday night’s 80-74 marathon win over West Point, the Chargers will be the No. 1 seed in next week’s division tournament at New Hope. (more…) (February 5, 2013, Page 7)
Offense was a problem for the OHS boys as they dropped their first two games in the Jaguar Classic in Hoover, Ala. The Chargers lost 61-37 to Vestavia Hills on Wednesday and 52-48 to Bessemer City on Thursday. (January 4, 2013, Page 8A)
Oxford’s most complete performance of the season on the hardwood came at a great time. The Chargers defeated New Albany 68-60 to cap the annual “O” Town Showdown in the OHS gym Saturday night. (December 31, 2012, Page 6)
It was a tale of two halves for the Oxford Chargers in their final game of the Mississippi-Alabama Challenge on Saturday night in the OHS gym. In the first half against the LaFayette Bulldogs, OHS coach Drew Tyler saw his team be patient on offense and mix in defenses in order to slow the Bulldogs.
The second half wasn’t as crisp for the Chargers, who lost a three-point halftime lead and ended up losing 60-47. (December 17, 2012, Page 2B)