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Darrius Liggins

VIDEO BLOG: Oxford D proves its mettle in Crosstown shutout

BLOG–Following a strong summer showing on the 7-on-7 camp circuit and equipped with an SEC recruit at wideout in Ole Miss commit D.K. Metcalf and a pair of talented tailbacks in senior Jarius Barnes and sophomore Kenzie Phillips, the Oxford offense created a lot of buzz heading into this season.

But the Chargers’ defense is starting to prove that it’s no slouch. (more…) (September 14, 2013)

PREP SPOTLIGHT: Johnson anchors Commodores’ offensive front

Lafayette has traditionally had a strong and productive offensive line that has been anchored by a key player that has the ability to not only run block effectively, but also protect the quarterback from any harm.

Usually that lineman has been a senior, an upperclassman that has earned his position through the course of time. Right tackle Eli Johnson fits the mold of a veteran LHS lineman, and while he may just be a sophomore, he has as much experience as he does since he started as a freshman. (September 12, 2013, Page 8)

‘Dores looking to slow down ‘solid, solid’ Oxford offense

Eric Robertson has been around the annual Crosstown Classic for nine seasons at Lafayette. For nine seasons, he’s been trying to figure out a way to slow down Oxford’s offense by giving his Commodores a successful plan. (September 12, 2013, Page 8)

PREP SPOTLIGHT: Liggins tackling leadership, new defensive role

After losing two standouts to the state community college ranks following the 2012 season, Oxford defensive line coach Matt Conner knew he could depend on Darrius Liggins to step up. What Conner didn’t know about the already steady Liggins was how much he would end up helping the younger members of the line while, at the same time, learning a new role on the line. (September 11, 2013, Page 6)

Oxford’s Liggins picks MSU Bulldogs

A strong bond with the Mississippi State coaching staff led Oxford defensive end Darrius Liggins to become a Bulldog. The 6-foot-4, 230-pound Liggins picked up an offer from MSU coach Dan Mullen earlier in the month after an impressive showing at a one-day camp Saturday. (more…) (June 18, 2013, Page 8)

Oxford’s Liggins picks Bulldogs

BLOG — Darrius Liggins, one of Oxford High’s top defensive players in 2012, is headed to play at Mississippi State. The 6-foot-4, 240-pound defensive end was offered a scholarship from MSU coach Dan Mullen a week ago after a strong showing at camp. He accepted the offer to play for the Bulldogs earlier today. (more…) (June 15, 2013)

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)

JV contest about more than the score

Monday night’s junior varsity football game between the Oxford Chargers and Lafayette Commodores at Bobby Holcomb Field may have ended with a 6-0 win for OHS, but in the end both teams benefited from the contest. (more…) (September 13, 2011, Page 7)

OHS girls remain perfect

A strong first quarter and another team effort helped lift the Oxford Lady Chargers basketball squad to a 67-36 win over Ashland Tuesday night. The Chargers weren’t as fortunate as they as they fell 61-57 to Ashland in the nightcap. (more…) (December 1, 2010, Page 7)

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