Oxford was a pair of free throws away from earning a sweep in middle school girls basketball action in the season opener Thursday night. The seventh-grade Lady Chargers overcame a 16-6 deficit at the half of their game with Coldwater in the OHS gym, but couldn’t finish the deal in a 21-20 loss to the Lady Cougars. The eighth-grade Lady Chargers made up for the setback with a 33-4 win in the nightcap. Oxford’s seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball teams both earned wins to garner a sweep. (November 2, 2012, Page 6A)
Oxford’s seventh-grade football team capped another successful season Tuesday with a 26-6 win against Senatobia at Oxford High’s Bobby Holcomb Field. The victory came a week after a heartbreaking double overtime loss to Grenada, which went on to defeat Lafayette Tuesday and capture the seventh-grade Tri-Lakes Conference title. The eighth-graders also ended the year on a high note with a 40-6 win against Senatobia in the nightcap. (October 24, 2012, Page 6)
A week of intense practices following the only loss of the season paid off in a big way for the Oxford eighth-grade football team on Tuesday. A week after suffering a disappointing 14-12 loss to Lafayette, the Chargers blanked Grenada 36-0. The victory improved the Chargers to 6-1 overall and kept them in the race to possibly win the Tri-Lakes Conference title. (October 17, 2012, Page 6)
The second meeting between Oxford and Lafayette on the gridiron meant a lot more than the earlier showdown. Tuesday’s doubleheader at William L. Buford Stadium not only counted in the team’s overall record, but also towards the Tri-Lakes Confernce standings.
Oxford’s seventh-grade Chargers remained perfect on the year with a 22-6 win over Lafayette, while the Commodores gave the Chargers their first loss of the season in the eighth-grade game with a 14-12 triumph. (October 10, 2012, Page 7)
Led by another great defensive effort, the Oxford seventh-grade Chargers defeated South Panola 12-0 in Batesville Tuesday night. Oxford’s eighth graders also posted a 34-0 win over Batesville to improve to 5-0 on the year. (more…) (September 26, 2012, Page 7)
Oxford’s Chargers traveled to Grenada and earned a hard-fought 12-6 win over Grenada Thursday evening. The Chargers (3-0-1 overall) gave Grenada its first loss of the season. (more…) (September 21, 2012, Page 7A)
The seventh-grade Chargers defeated the Commodores 26-0, while the older Chargers outlasted the Lafayette 28-22 to remain perfect on the season. (September 12, 2012, Page 6)