Oxford was a pair of free throws away from earning a sweep in middle school girls basketball action in the season opener Thursday night. The seventh-grade Lady Chargers overcame a 16-6 deficit at the half of their game with Coldwater in the OHS gym, but couldn’t finish the deal in a 21-20 loss to the Lady Cougars. The eighth-grade Lady Chargers made up for the setback with a 33-4 win in the nightcap. Oxford’s seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball teams both earned wins to garner a sweep. (November 2, 2012, Page 6A)
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)
A well-executed gameplan, improved free-throw shooting and a fast start to the second half were just some of the reasons Oxford swept four middle school basketball games from Lafayette Thursday night in the Oxford High gym. (more…) (January 13, 2012, Page 7A)
Oxford’s middle school boys basketball teams split at Pontotoc on Thursday, with the eighth graders claiming a 34-18 victory, while the seventh-grade squad lost 30-18. (more…) (December 2, 2011, Page 7A)
Oxford got its Thanksgiving break off to a good start Monday thanks to a doubleheader sweep of Olive Branch in middle school basketball action at the OHS gym.
Oxford earned four wins over Myrtle in middle school hoops action Monday. The seventh-grade girls won 24-2, the eighth-grade Lady Chargers won 27-5, while the eighth-grade Chargers won 27-25. (more…) (November 15, 2011, Page 7)
Oxford’s middle school basketball season got off to a good start for the girls and boys swept Myrtle Tuesday night. The seventh-grade Chargers defeated Myrtle 28-11, while the eighth-graders won 37-17. Oxford’s seventh-grade Chargers won 26-7, while the eighth-grade Chargers won 25-11. (more…) (November 2, 2011, Page 9)