Seven second-place finishes helped ultimately allowed the Oxford Lady Chargers to finish first at Saturday’s MHSAA Class 5A North Half meet held at Mississippi State. It was the third straight 5A North Half title for the Lady Chargers, who enter the 5A state meet as the favorite to win a third consecutive title. (more…) (May 7, 2012, Page 6)
Dominant is what the Oxford Lady Chargers were Saturday in the Region 1-5A meet held at Oxford’s Bobby Holcomb Field. Oxford finished first in the meet with 212 points, almost 100 more than second-place finisher Center Hill (117). The Lady Chargers also finished with seven first-place finishes and a bevy of seconds to earn the title. First-place finishes garner 10 points, while second-place finishes garner eight. (more…) (April 30, 2012, Page 8)
Rainy conditions at Bobby Holcomb Field on Tuesday were only able to slow, not stop, the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers in the annual Division 2-5A meet. Both teams won the respective team titles despite the weather that slowed the track for running events. (more…) (April 18, 2012, Page 8)
Oxford’s Erika Sisk must have felt like she was in a whirlwind the past 30 days. It was exactly a month ago that the standout point guard led the Lady Chargers to their first Class 5A title in school history and the school’s first undefeated season at 33-0.
Moments after celebrating and holding up the coveted MHSAA gold ball with her teammates, Sisk found out she had been named to the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star game and a few days after that, she was tabbed to the All-State team. (more…) (April 4, 2012, Page 1B)
Two deep teams, one led by the nation’s best high jumper in Justin Fondren and the other led by a bevy of returners that have won back-to-back state championships, are what Oxford track coaches Scott Kendricks and Jamie Perkins have to work with this spring. (more…) (March 8, 2012, Page 6)
VIDEO BLOG: Oxford senior point guard Erika Sisk helped lead the Oxford Lady Chargers to an MHSAA Class 5A state title this year. (more…) (March 5, 2012)
VIDEO BLOG: Oxford coach Shayne Linzy was a happy individual Saturday afternoon after the Lady Chargers defeated South Jones 62-54 in the MHSAA’s Class 5A state title game at the Mississippi Coliseum. (more…) (March 5, 2012)
JACKSON — Oxford’s goal of winning the MHSAA’s Class 5A title in girls basketball became a reality on the state’s biggest stage Saturday.
The Lady Chargers’ 62-54 win over South Jones at the Mississippi Coliseum not only gave the program a fourth title in the sport, but it also cemented the team as the best one to ever wear the gold and blue by finishing with a perfect 33-0 mark. (March 5, 2012, Page 6A)
COLUMN: JACKSON — Oxford’s latest girls basketball title, captured Saturday with a 62-54 win over South Jones at the Mississippi Coliseum, was all about family.