The Oxford Chargers’ second trip to the Columbus Country Club in a matter of two weeks produced a third MHSAA state golf title for the program Wednesday. Just two weeks after capturing the Division 2-5A golf championship in Columbus, the Chargers returned to Columbus and wiped away the competition in Class 5A.
A day after finishing the first round in third place with a 339, the Chargers blistered the field on the final day with a round of 326 to finish with a 665, 11 strokes better than second-place finisher Pearl River Central. West Jones finished third overall with a 678. East Central shot a 689 to finish fourth, while Pascagoula was fifth with a 703. A total of 12 schools competed in the match. (May 10, 2012, Page 6)
Oxford’s Chargers have one goal in mind: To return to Columbus and win a state title in golf. A week after defeating New Hope on its home course to capture the Division 2-5A title, the Chargers are gearing up for bigger and better things at the MHSAA’s 5A state meet.
The Chargers boast a talented and deep lineup that coach Steve Herring has praised not only because of the talent on the squad but because of the players’ competitive drive. (May 1, 2012, Page 6)
Oxford boys golf coach Steve Herring couldn’t hide the pride he felt for his Chargers after Tuesday’s victory in the Division 2-5A golf tournament. The Chargers won their first team title under Herring at the Columbus Country Club by grinding out shots on a challenging course. (more…) (April 25, 2012, Page 6)
Oxford’s golf season got underway at New Albany Tuesday. Junior Turner Arnold tied with teammate Peyton Dunlap for the medalist award at the first meet with a round of 37. Sophomore Ethan Holmes followed with a 42, senior John Graeber shot a 43, sophomore Carlton Roberson shot a 44, sophomore Ben Hubbard finished with a 45, junior Ward Toler shot a 46, senior Taylor Harris shot a 47, Bo Ryals, a seventh-grader, shot a 49, while sophomore Taylor Daniels rounded out the scores with a 52. (March 1, 2012, Page 7)
Oxford’s road to reaching the MHSAA’s Class 5A North Half Tournament became a little more difficult Friday night after the Chargers suffered a 69-64 setback to West Point in Division 2-5A title game. (more…) (February 13, 2012, Page 4B)
Oxford’s perfect mark in girls basketball remained intact thanks to two impressive performances over the weekend, while the Chargers got aggressive to win their first region game at home Friday night. (more…) (January 16, 2012, Page 7)
Playing in a tournament hosted at Tupelo Monday, the Oxford boys and girls basketball teams swept Okolona. The Lady Chargers improved to 2-0 with a 95-10 win. Erika Sisk led the Lady Chargers with 20 points, while Alexus Malone scored 15 and Kristen Dickerson scored 11. (more…) (November 8, 2011, Page 10)