This late into a football season, coaches and teams have to depend on players to step up and contribute in key situations. For the Oxford Chargers, Lafayette Commodores and Water Valley Blue Devils, this past Friday night was all about players stepping up their game, continuing to play with consistency and executing the task asked of them. (October 15, 2013, Page 6)
With the homecoming queen set to be announced at halftime, it was clear that the Oxford Chargers didn’t want to add any extra drama to the equation Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. The fourth-ranked Chargers made quick work of Lewisburg, defeating the Patriots 40-9. (October 14, 2013, Page 4B)
BLOG — Oxford made short work of the Lewisburg Patriots Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. With the OHS Homecoming queen set to be announced at halftime, the Chargers wanted to make sure there wasn’t a need for any extra drama. (more…) (October 12, 2013)
All three area football teams return to action tonight. One will try to continue its season-long momentum while the other two look to bounce back from losses a week ago. (October 11, 2013, Page 6A)
Maybe the biggest intangible Oxford coach Johnny Hill likes about his football team this year are the players’ ability to overcome and adapt. The Chargers may be better referred to as the Marines with the way they have overcome things during the course of the season. (October 10, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford improved to 6-0 overall on the season Friday night in large part to the running of sophomore Kenzie Phillips. The 5-foot-10, 190-pounder, who is called a “war daddy” by coach Johnny Hill, finished with 217 yards and two touchdowns in the victory. (October 8, 2013, Page 6)
SALTILLO — It took a while for Oxford’s offense to get going, but once it did, it was hard for the Saltillo defense to slow it down.
Kenzie Phillips, in particular. (October 7, 2013, Page 2B)
BLOG — It took a while for Oxford’s offense to get going, but once it did, it was hard for the Saltillo defense to slow it down.
Kenzie Phillips, especially. (more…) (October 5, 2013)
Oxford will continue region play. Water Valley and Lafayette will begin their region slates.
That’s what’s on tap for all three teams tonight. (October 4, 2013, Page 6A)
One thing quickly became evident to Oxford coach Johnny Hill as he pored over film of the Chargers’ next opponent, Saltillo.
The Tigers like to run. And run. And run some more. (October 3, 2013, Page 8)