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Glenn Gordon

OHS opens region play with victory

BLOG: OLIVE BRANCH—Oxford continued its winning ways Friday night earning a 40-27 victory at Center Hill to open its Region 1-5A schedule. (more…) (September 22, 2012)

Oxford makes timely plays to top Tigers

Big plays turned in on offense and defense made the difference again for the Oxford Chargers on Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. A week after defeating Class 6A Grenada at home, the Chargers topped Charleston 21-18 to improve to 2-0 on the year.

Oxford never trailed in the contest as it jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter. Charleston, which won last year’s MHSAA Class 3A state title and 15 consecutive games prior to Friday’s setback, made things interesting in the second half before Oxford’s offense, defense and special teams rose up to secure the victory. (August 27, 2012, Page 1B)

QB Adamson leads Oxford past Grenada

Oxford High School quarterback Parker Adamson didn’t get off to an ideal start in Friday’s season opener against Grenada at Bobby Holcomb Field, throwing interceptions on two of his team’s first three possessions with one of them getting returned for a touchdown.

Adamson and his teammates didn’t let the slow start and 12-0 first-period deficit shake them, however, as they rallied to post a 28-22 victory in the battle of Charger lineups. Adamson finished the night passing for 205 yards and a pair of touchdowns to help his team gain a measure of revenge for last year’s loss at Grenada. (August 20, 2012, Page 1B)

Oxford on the mark vs. Raiders

Jamborees are typically meant for teams to see what they have and to then work out the kinks without the pressure of mistakes showing up in the win-loss column.

Friday, the Oxford Chargers opened the Oxford-Ole Miss jamboree at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in impressive fashion with a 17-0 victory over Shannon. (August 13, 2012, Page 7)

Wave put Oxford’s playoff hopes in doubt

Oxford’s quest to secure a spot in the upcoming Class 5A playoffs was dealt a setback Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. Despite an inspired effort, one coach Johnny Hill said would have won games at New Hope and against Hernando at home, the Chargers lost 31-21 to West Point. Now the Chargers have to defeat Clarksdale in the regular season finale on Friday at home to even have a chance of making the postseason. (October 31, 2011, Page 3B)

West Point knocks off Chargers

BLOG — A second-half surge from the West Point Green Wave has left the Oxford Chargers on the brink of being eliminated from the Class 5A playoffs. (more…) (October 29, 2011)

Chargers win two games over Lafayette

Two late scoring drives helped lift the Oxford Chargers to two wins over Lafayette in ninth-grade and junior varsity football action Monday night at Bobby Holcomb Field.

Oxford’s ninth-grade defeated Lafayette 14-8, while the JV Chargers topped the Commodores 7-0. (October 5, 2010, Page 8)

Oxford wins 9th grade game

The Oxford Chargers rolled to a 44-12 victory over Lafayette in ninth-grade football action Monday evening at William L. Buford Stadium. (August 31, 2010, Page 6)

Oxford Middle School runs practice meet

Oxford Middle School participated in a successful practice track meet Thursday at Oxford High.

“We had discussed having a practice meet for a couple of years, and Coach (Scott) Kendricks said we could have the track for an afternoon,” OMS boys coach Mike Hardwick said in an e-mail. (March 12, 2010, Page 8A)

Local basketball team donates time to animals

The Oxford Middle School boy’s basketball team recently volunteered time at the Oxford Animal Shelter to learn about community service and how to help others. (January 5, 2010, Page 5)

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