Oxford’s Lady Chargers ensured themselves a winning record and a spot in the upcoming MHSAA Class 5A playoffs with two one-sided wins over the weekend. A night after defeating West Point 9-0 to remain in a tie for first place in Division 2-5A play, the Lady Chargers defeated Horn Lake 8-1 in what could be their final home match of the season.
In order for Oxford (10-8 overall, 3-1 in division) to get a first-round playoff contest at home, West Point needs to score a goal on Saltillo. If not, coach Laura Flint needs to practice her coin flipping skills because that’s how the tiebreaker with Saltillo would be decided. Saltillo and West Point play each other Tuesday. Regardless of that outcome, the Lady Chargers met a goal that was more unclear at the start of the year. (January 14, 2013, Page 7)
Oxford’s middle school basketball teams earned a home sweep of South Panola in the Oxford High gym Tuesday evening. The seventh-grade Lady Chargers defeated the Lady Tigers 24-7, while the eighth-graders won 27-15. The seventh-grade Chargers improved to 10-0 on the season with a 27-14 win, while the eighth-graders won 50-32 to improve to 10-4. (more…) (January 9, 2013, Page 7)
After the seventh-grade Lady Chargers picked up a 28-10 victory, the eighth-graders followed suit with a 32-16 win. (December 14, 2012, Page 7A)