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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)

Swindall will lead 8th-grade Chargers

Perry Swindall just couldn’t stay away from the football field.

Swindall had left the coaching ranks after two seasons at LaFayette (Ga.) and relocated his family to Oxford to be able to watch his son, Evan, play for Ole Miss. (more…) (June 28, 2011, Page 7)

Letters to the Editor

Robert Mims writes to thank those who helped make the OHS softball field a reality and to talk about all of the positives the facility and program have for students and the community. (March 3, 2011, Page 4)

Wave crash Oxford’s 5A playoff hopes

One of the most successful seasons on the gridiron the past few seasons for the Oxford Chargers ended with a disappointing 27-12 loss to the West Point Green Wave in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field.

A good, physical gameplan helped lifted the Green Wave (11-1 overall) into the 5A North Half title game. (November 22, 2010, Page 6B)

Chargers top Tigers in region rivalry game

Longtime coaching rivals Johnny Hill of Oxford and Anthony Jenkins of Hernando played another chess match Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field and, in the end, it was Hill’s Chargers that made more right moves in a 31-19 victory.

Oxford scored two touchdowns in the first quarter to jump ahead to stay and added two more scores in the final period to turn back a rally by the visiting Tigers in the game that carried postseason playoff implications. The Chargers evened their Region 1-5A record at 2-2 and improved to 5-3 overall; Hernando dropped to 4-4 and 2-2. (October 18, 2010, Page 1B)

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