Friday night’s Division 2-5A doubleheader with Saltillo was about more than just two wins. It was the final time the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers would play a varsity game in the gym, a building that has hosted six state championship teams and countless great players since opening in 1963.
Tuesday night’s road matchup with Olive Branch got a lot more interesting for the Oxford Chargers. (January 6, 2014, Page 7)
Oxford’s first game in its annual “O” Town Showdown Thursday night was as well rounded as coach Drew Tyler could ask for. (January 3, 2014, Page 7A)
A final tuneup before the annual crosstown matchup with Lafayette went well for both the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers Saturday night. (December 16, 2013, Page 7)
Unselfish play is what Drew Tyler loves about his Oxford Chargers. In a 78-57 win over Ashland that improved their record to 5-1 on the year, the Chargers finished with 20 assists overall as a team, and five players scored at least nine points, led by Shelby McEwen’s season-high 24-point effort. (December 4, 2013, Page 9)
Oxford’s first loss of the season was answered with a convincing win over Cleveland. The Chargers fell to Germantown 53-47 this past Saturday but improved to 4-1 Monday afternoon with a 61-40 win over Cleveland. (November 26, 2013, Page 6)
Drew Tyler’s 400th win as head coach of the Oxford High boys’ basketball program came as a direct result of his Chargers playing the style Tyler loves — tough on defense and efficient on offense. (November 19, 2013, Page 6)
If Oxford isn’t prepared to make a deep run in the MHSAA Class 5A state basketball tournament this season, the Chargers may never be ready. (November 8, 2013, Page 6A)