Cold and wet weather hasn’t stopped the Oxford Chargers from holding some productive practices heading into Saturday’s baseball jamboree at Amory. OHS coach Chris Baughman returns seven seniors from last year’s team that won the Region 2-5A regular season title and advanced to the semifinals of the Class 5A playoffs. (February 21, 2014, Page 7A)
Oxford picked an ideal opponent to play its best baseball of the summer season. The Chargers defeated Lafayette 10-2 Friday night at Edwin Moak Field in a NEMCABB game that decided seeding for both teams in this week’s tournament finale. (more…) (June 24, 2013, Page 1B)
Oxford’s Jason Barber didn’t play like a freshman this season on the diamond. After a standout career at the middle school level — one that showed Barber’s unfair talent level against competition his own age — the freshman was dominant in games against players who were often two and three years his senior. (more…) (June 13, 2013, Page 1B)
There have been bigger crowds turn out to watch games in the history of Oxford-University Stadium but the atmosphere and the post-game celebration demonstrated by the Oxford Chargers on Monday is going to be hard for the Ole Miss Rebels to top. Playing their first game in O-U Stadium since 2004, the Chargers defeated Starkville 3-1 in the decisive third game of a best-of-three MHSAA Class 5A series. (more…) (May 7, 2013, Page 8)
STARKVILLE — Extra motivation wasn’t needed from the Oxford Chargers heading into Game 2 of their MHSAA Class 5A series with the Starkville Yellowjackets at Carlisle Field Thursday night. Having lost 6-5 in the opener at home Tuesday, the Chargers knew that a loss would end their season. (more…) (May 3, 2013, Page 9A)
The momentum gained by the Oxford Chargers with two impressive wins over the weekend came to an abrupt halt Tuesday at Edwin Moak Field. Oxford failed to score with the bases loaded three times in the first game of its best-of-three MHSAA Class 5A playoff series with Starkville and the end result was a 6-5 setback. (more…) (May 1, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford ended the regular season on a high with two impressive wins over Tupelo and Amory. The Chargers enter their MHSAA Class 5A playoff series against Starkville coming off a 2-0 win over Tupelo Friday and a 6-3 win over Amory in eight innings on Saturday afternoon. The two wins improved the Chargers to 22-6 overall.
Oxford closed out its Division 2-5A season with a come-from-behind 11-10 win over West Point in eight innings Tuesday night at Edwin Moak Field. The victory was the Chargers’ (19-5 overall) eighth straight in 2-5A. (more…) (April 17, 2013, Page 9)