Ask Johnny Hill what area of his final Oxford football team gives him pause this spring. It doesn’t take long for the Chargers’ veteran coach to respond. (May 15, 2015, Page 7A)
It may have been below freezing outside, but Oxford’s offense was red hot Friday night in its 62-14 victory over the Ridgeland Titans in its opening-round game of the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs at Bobby Holcomb Field. (November 16, 2014, Page 1B, 3B)
Oxford could do, and did, whatever it wanted to Friday night and there was nothing Ridgeland could do about it. The Chargers (11-1) defeated the Titans (5-7) 62-14 in the opening round of the MHSAA Class 5A state playoffs at Bobby Holcomb Field. (more…) (November 14, 2014)
After a dominant second-half performance that saw Oxford pull away for a 42-21 victory in its division showdown with New Hope on Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field, Oxford coach Johnny Hill had no reservations about declaring his Chargers as heavy favorites for another Region 15A title. (October 19, 2014, Page 5B)
Oxford’s football team took advantage of the Labor Day holiday Monday, using the break from classes to get in some extra film study. It came at a good time. (September 4, 2014, Page 8)
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)
Oxford’s middle school boys track team continued to shine Thursday at the annual OMS Track Invitational held at Bobby Holcomb Field. Six other schools competed against Oxford in the event, including Grenada, Pontotoc, New Albany, Senatobia, Hills Chapel, Marietta School and Guntown. The Chargers won the meet followed by Grenada. (more…) (April 1, 2011, Page 8A)