Oxford coach Johnny Hill expects Friday night’s MHSAA Class 5A North Half semifinal game to be a real heavyweight fight. His Chargers, who ended the regular season ranked No. 1 in the state in 5A, will be tested by Pearl, a team that has a lot of weapons on both sides of the ball. (November 21, 2013, Page 8)
The high-octane offense of the Oxford Chargers struck early and often in their 50-7 victory over the Vicksburg Gators Friday night in the first round of the MHSAA 5A playoffs. (November 18, 2013, Page 4B)
Oxford’s 11-0 regular season wasn’t just noticed by pollsters in the state. The Chargers are ranked fourth in the latest Mississippi prep poll while the coaching staff was honored Tuesday by the Region 1-5A coaches as the Coaching Staff of the Year. (November 13, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford’s 2005 team has company.
Quarterback Jack Abraham and running back Kenzie Phillips each accounted for two touchdowns, K.T. McCollins’ interception return for a score highlighted a stingy defensive effort, and the third-ranked Chargers put a bow on a perfect season with a 45-17 victory over Lake Cormorant Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field.
BLOG — Oxford’s 2005 team has company. (more…) (November 9, 2013)
OLIVE BRANCH — The alarm sounded at halftime on Oxford’s dream season Friday night. Instead of hitting snooze, though, the Chargers got right to work. (November 4, 2013, Page 2B)
Fans of the No. 4 Oxford Chargers won’t have to worry about traveling far to see the first round of the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs. Not after Friday night’s 47-12 win over Clarksdale at Bobby Holcomb Field. (October 28, 2013, Page 4B)
Oxford has already wrapped up a spot in next month’s MHSAA Class 5A playoffs. The next goal for the No. 5 Chargers is to beat Clarksdale Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field and capture the Region 1-5A title, which would mean a No. 1 seed and a home game when the playoffs start. (October 24, 2013, Page 8)
NEW HOPE — Oxford coach Johnny Hill has seen a lot in his 38 years of coaching, but even he admitted, following Friday night’s 39-14 win over New Hope, he had never seen a linebacker return a punt for a touchdown. (October 21, 2013, Page 4B)
NEW HOPE — Oxford coach Johnny Hill has seen a lot in his 38 years of coaching but he admitted, following Friday night’s 39-14 win over New Hope, he had never seen a linebacker return a punt for a touchdown. (more…) (October 19, 2013)