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Area teams back home for region matchups

Tonight will be a busy evening for the area’s prep football teams.

While Lafayette will be hosting the New Albany Bulldogs in a battle for first place in Region 2-4A, the Water Valley Blue Devils will be hosting an athletic Nettleton Tigers team and the Oxford Chargers will be hosting a throwback Hernando Tigers squad for Homecoming.

All games are set to kickoff at 7. Lafayette’s game will be broadcast on 93.7 FM, Water Valley’s on 105.5 FM and Oxford’s on 95.5 FM as well as 102.1 FM. (October 14, 2011, Page 6A)

Run game keys Chargers in region win

LAKE CORMORANT — In a Region 1-5A game where both the Oxford and Lake Cormorant offenses took turns putting up points on the scoreboard, it was the Chargers’ rushing attack that made the biggest difference in the final outcome. The Chargers needed a win badly after a poor performance at New Hope last week and they answered the call Friday beating the Gators 42-35. (October 10, 2011, Page 2B)

Region games highlight action for area teams

Tonight’s a big night for the area’s prep football squads.

While the Water Valley Blue Devils and Lafayette Commodores open their region schedules, the Oxford Chargers will be looking to avenge last year’s loss to the New Hope Trojans in their second region game of the season. (more…) (September 30, 2011, Page 6A)

Oxford stings ‘Stangs in region opener

The Oxford Chargers passing attack proved too much for Region 1-5A foe Center Hill Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. With starting running back Mont Dean out of the lineup, Oxford’s offensive goal was to be more pass oriented in their first region game. (September 26, 2011, Page 3B)

Dean whacks Warriors in Oxford’s lopsided victory

Mont Dean’s approach on the field could be likened to that of a skilled assassin.

The senior running back is typically silent, but once he takes the handoff from his quarterback, he’s deadly to opposing defenses. (more…) (September 12, 2011, Page 1B)

Chargers host Senatobia in season’s home opener

the books the Oxford Chargers must now turn their attention to a regional rival in the Senatobia Warriors.
The Warriors (3-0), fresh off of a lopsided 32-0 victory at Independence, always give Oxford a hard-fought game and Friday’s game at 7:30 p.m. should be no exception. (September 8, 2011, Page 6)

Crosstown Classic to take center stage; WVHS faces Wildcats

Rivalry week will come to a climax tonight when the Oxford Chargers head across town to face the top-ranked Lafayette Commodores at William L. Buford Stadium.

The Crosstown Classic is set for 7:30 p.m. and can be heard on 95.5 FM, 102.1 FM and 93.7 FM. (more…) (September 2, 2011, Page 8A)

Dean, Chargers wear down Tigers

CHARLESTON — The Oxford Chargers were an opportunistic team on Friday evening.

One week after turning the ball over five times, the Chargers played a much cleaner game and were able to capitalize on several Charleston Tigers miscues en route to a 38-25 road victory. (more…) (August 29, 2011, Page 1B)

OHS Chargers bracing for speed of CHS Tigers

The Oxford Chargers won’t be fooled by Charleston’s 0-1 start to the 2011 season.

Despite dropping their season opener against Southaven 27-13 last Friday, Oxford coach Johnny Hill said this year’s Tigers squad is not to be overlooked. (August 25, 2011, Page 6)

Adamson, Elliott still working to be No. 1 QB

Oxford’s quarterbacking tandem of Parker Adamson and William Elliott had its ups and downs this weekend at the O-Zone Classic 7-on-7 tournament held at FNC Park.

During the Chargers’ two games on Saturday, Elliott earned the bulk of the work and completed 16 of 27 passes for five touchdowns while also throwing one interception in six possessions.

Adamson, meanwhile, completed five of 13 passes for one touchdown in two possessions in Oxford’s first game against Saltillo. (July 11, 2011, Page 6)

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