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Oxford’s Perkins looking at big picture

It’s never too early to begin thinking about the playoffs.

Only two games into their division schedule and the Oxford Chargers are already thinking about the postseason. (more…) (December 17, 2012, Page 2B)

Oxford scores in bunches against LHS

It didn’t take Oxford long to warm up Monday evening.

Facing crosstown rival Lafayette at Bobby Holcomb Field on a bone-chilling winter night, the Chargers used a constant offensive barrage to claim an 8-0 victory. (December 11, 2012, Page 8)

Chargers top New Albany in JV soccer

Oxford improved its junior varsity soccer record to 3-0-2 on the year Monday with a 4-2 win over New Albany. (more…) (December 4, 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)

Young Chargers lead way to Round 1 win

BLOG: With several key players sidelined due to injury, Oxford turned to its underclassmen to lead the way Friday. (more…) (November 10, 2012)

Oxford avoids trap, tops Warriors

SENATOBIA— Coming off of an emotional win last week, it would have been understandable if the Oxford Chargers played flat Friday at Senatobia.

With the exception of a few hiccups on defense, that wasn’t the case as the Chargers never trailed during their 34-14 victory over the Warriors. (September 10, 2012, Page 3B)

Oxford avoids letdown, tops Senatobia by 20

BLOG: SENATOBIA— Coming off of a big win last week, some Chargers were worried Friday night’s game at Senatobia could end up being a “trap game” for Oxford.

That wasn’t the case, however, as the visiting Chargers jumped out to a 17-point lead and held on to defeat the Warriors 34-14.

(more…) (September 8, 2012)

Chargers top Tupelo in 9th grade football

Oxford opened its 2011 season on the road with an 8-6 win over Tupelo. In a game described as a defensive struggle by head coach Jason Russell, the ninth-grade Chargers were able to go ahead of the Golden Wave thanks to a deep pass play and score from George Edwards. Michael McGee added the 2-point conversion for the difference in the contest. K.T. McCollins was credited with adding great run support from his cornerback spot, D.K. Hutchins and Courtland Barnes also had big games on defense.

The team returns to action Monday at home against Lafayette. Action gets underway at 5:30 p.m. (August 24, 2011, Page 8)

Local basketball team donates time to animals

The Oxford Middle School boy’s basketball team recently volunteered time at the Oxford Animal Shelter to learn about community service and how to help others. (January 5, 2010, Page 5)

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