Led by a defensive unit that has only allowed one touchdown all season, the Oxford Chargers’ ninth-grade football team defeated Senatobia 28-0 Tuesday night. The 4-0 Chargers, who have outscored their opponents 145-6, were praised by coach Jason Russell for their play on defense. “We were lights out and we really had to play hard against a good, athletic Senatobia team.” Jack Abraham led the Chargers on offense as he passed for two of the four touchdowns scored. Abraham finished the game 11-for-16 for 171 yards, while Kenzie Phillips scored twice on runs of 2 and 56 yards. Oxford finished with 302 yards of total offense and scored a touchdown in each quarter. The Chargers will return to action Monday against Center Hill. (September 12, 2012, Page 7)
Leave it to Oxford and Lafayette to add a splash of drama to a summer tournament.
The two football squads capped this weekend’s third annual O-Zone Classic 7-on-7 tournament with a championship game that went down to the last play. (June 18, 2012, Page 6)
Oxford’s middle school boys basketball teams finished the year on a high note with two wins over Pontotoc in the OHS gym Monday night. The seventh-grade Chargers avenged a loss earlier in the season to Pontotoc by topping the Warriors 20-16. The victory improved Oxford to 12-1 overall on the year. (more…) (January 24, 2012, Page 8)
Oxford’s eighth-grade Chargers gained a measure of revenge Thursday night with a 42-37 win over Grenada in the OHS gym. The seventh-graders won 34-26 after being down seven points during the contest. Kyree White led the eighth-grade Chargers (14-3 overall) with 16 points. Korbin Harmon and D.K. Metcalf finished with nine and seven points apiece. (more…) (January 20, 2012, Page 7A)
Oxford’s eighth-grade basketball teams earned two wins over North Panola Thursday. The Lady Chargers won 27-3 thanks to 11 points from Kayla Malone, 10 from Emma Schultz and four points from Omaya Pegues. The Chargers won 47-38 to improve to 13-2 on the year. Jack Abraham came off the bench to score 12 points. He sparked the team off the bench with four made free throws and two 3-pointers. Korbin Harmon scored 12 points, while Kyree White had 11. All four middle school teams returned to action tonight at Coldwater starting with the seventh-grade girls game at 5. (January 6, 2012, Page 7A)
Oxford Middle School completed its football season on Tuesday by splitting with the Senatobia Warriors. While the seventh grade fell to Senatobia 14-8, the eighth grade rolled to a 35-0 victory.
SENATOBIA — A clean sweep. That’s what the Oxford seventh- and eighth-grade football teams earned Thursday with wins over Senatobia.
The seventh-grade Chargers started the doubleheader with a 30-14 win, while the eighth-grade Chargers won the nightcap 34-8. (September 23, 2011, Page 7A)
BATESVILLE — The Oxford Middle School football squads made quick work of South Panola on the road Thursday with the seventh-grade squad claiming a 20-8 victory, while the eighth-grade Chargers earned a 14-8 victory. (September 9, 2011, Page 9A)
Tuesday’s action on the gridiron proved that when the Oxford seventh graders claimed a 20-8 victory, while the Lafayette eighth-grade squad was able to hold on for a big 20-16 win. (August 31, 2011, Page 6A)