Oxford football coach Johnny Hill said his team is ready to hit players not wearing gold and blue. After two weeks of practice, the Chargers will be able to do just that today against Corinth in the annual Oxford/Ole Miss Football Jamboree held at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Oxford High’s inaugural dance team has a very experienced sponsor leading the way. Robyn Lyons’ move from California a year ago has ensured the first group of young women that make up the OHS squad will have a lifetime of moves and routine ideas to help bring them along.
Christmas came early this year for Oxford Athletics Director Johnny Hill. Needing to hire a boys soccer coach three months later than a district normally extends contracts, Hill ended up garnering a head coach with a current state championship to replace a coach coming off a state championship of his own. (more…) (August 14, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford’s fourth-place finish in the National Select 7-on-7 Championships two weeks ago — as well as a productive spring — has carried over to the first week of summer football drills. (August 7, 2013, Page 10)
HOOVER, Ala. — Oxford football coach Johnny Hill brought his team to the National Select 7-on-7 Championships for the experience of playing against some of the best high school teams in the nation. Hill wanted the 11th annual event held at Hoover High School and the Hoover Met to challenge his skill players before summer drills started. (more…) (July 26, 2013, Page 6A)
HOOVER, Ala. — The Oxford Chargers want to get off to a fast start when they begin the double-elimination portion of the National Select 7-on-7 Tournament today at Hoover High. Oxford went 4-3 in pool play Thursday, drawing the No. 12 seed out of 32 teams competing in the 11th annual tournament. (more…) (July 26, 2013, Page 6A)
A final tuneup for the Oxford Chargers prior to the start of the 2013 football season could result in national bragging rights. A little less than a month after winning the inaugural Mississippi Invitational in Tupelo, the Chargers travel to Hoover, Ala., to take part in the National Select 7-on-7 Championships. (more…) (July 24, 2013, Page 6A)
TUPELO — Oxford saved its best for the last and is now $2,000 richer as a football program.
The Chargers made plays on both sides of the ball and used the arm of rising sophomore quarterback Jack Abraham to defeat Florence (Ala.) 22-12 in the inaugural Mississippi Invitational title game. (more…) (July 1, 2013, Page 6)