Runners in the Oxford area kicked off the holiday weekend with the Stars & Stripes 5K Run on Friday in Oxford with local runners taking home a majority of the titles.
Ten runners from Oxford or Water Valley placed first in the run in their respective age divisions while a pair of Oxford residents also finished as the overall winners. The race benefited the Oxford-Lafayette Humane Society. (July 7, 2014, Page 6)
PEARL — After narrowly missing out on a state championship last year, the Oxford boys track team reached the top of the mountain this time, winning the MHSAA Class 5A state meet at the Woody Barnett Track & Field Complex in Pearl on Monday. (May 13, 2014, Page 6)
The Oxford High track team had a strong showing at Saturday’s Class 5A North Half meet at Bobby Holcomb Field. (May 5, 2014, Page 9)
Oxford’s track teams dominated Saturday’s Region 1-5A meet at Bobby Holcomb Field, combining to win 13 individual events and a pair of team relays to run away with the titles. (April 28, 2014, Page 10)
Oxford’s track and field teams cruised to wins in Thursday’s Division 2-5A meet at Bobby Holcomb Field. (April 18, 2014, Page 7A)
CLINTON — The Oxford Charger cross-country team left Choctaw Trails a year ago with one goal in mind — returning this fall to beat region foe and defending champion Saltillo to reclaim the Class 5A championship the Chargers won in 2011. (November 11, 2013, Page 1B)
Paced by senior Tristan Orman’s first-place finish, the Oxford Chargers won the Region 1-5A Cross-Country Meet Saturday. (November 4, 2013, Page 2B)
Two top-10 finishes by both the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers helped garner top three finishes as a team Saturday at the Tupelo Invitational Cross-Country meet held at Ballard Park. (October 28, 2013, Page 3B)
CLINTON — The Lafayette girls, sparked by individual gold medalist Peyton Hamann and two others in the top six performers, claimed third place in the MHSAA Class 4A state cross-country meet held Saturday at Mississippi College’s Choctaw Trails.
The Oxford Chargers came in third in the Class 5A boys state cross-country meet, while the OHS girls and Lafayette boys each finished fourth in their team competitions. (more…) (November 12, 2012, Page 4B)