A cash prize of $2,000 will be on the line to win for high school football teams competing in the inaugural Mississippi Invitational in Tupelo. The two-day event at Ballard Park is a regional qualifier for the National Select 7-on-7 Championship that will held in Hoover, Ala., next month. (more…) (June 27, 2013, Page 6)
Oxford High’s success on the tennis courts each spring revolves around several different core beliefs created and fostered by head coach Louis Nash. There isn’t just one key that helps the Chargers earn wins, it’s a system that has been developed through countless hours of practice and preparation that defines the area’s most successful program. (more…) (June 20, 2013, Page 6)
A strong bond with the Mississippi State coaching staff led Oxford defensive end Darrius Liggins to become a Bulldog. The 6-foot-4, 230-pound Liggins picked up an offer from MSU coach Dan Mullen earlier in the month after an impressive showing at a one-day camp Saturday. (more…) (June 18, 2013, Page 8)
BLOG — Darrius Liggins, one of Oxford High’s top defensive players in 2012, is headed to play at Mississippi State. The 6-foot-4, 240-pound defensive end was offered a scholarship from MSU coach Dan Mullen a week ago after a strong showing at camp. He accepted the offer to play for the Bulldogs earlier today. (more…) (June 15, 2013)
High schoolers from around the state, and some even further, got their first look at the Ole Miss football program and facilities Saturday when they attended the Hugh Freeze/Ole Miss Rebels 7-on-7 passing camp. (more…) (June 10, 2013, Page 8)
The rising sophomore quarterback completed 15 of 30 passes in Oxford’s 37-21 spring game victory over Cleveland at Bobby Holcomb Field.
Three of Oxford’s best leaders and most productive players from the 2012 football season have decided to see if they can continue that success playing together two more seasons. Center Clifton Smith, defensive end Xavier Pegues and defensive tackle Joel Forrester, a trio that helped lead the Chargers to the semifinals of the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs in 2012, all signed with Itawamba Community College on Wednesday. (more…) (February 8, 2013, Page 6A)
A last-minute visit to Hattiesburg ultimately paid off in the form of a scholarship offer for Oxford High quarterback Parker Adamson to play for Southern Miss. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound Adamson signed with USM this morning after receiving an offer from first-year head coach Todd Monken Tuesday morning.
Monken was able to extend the offer to Adamson, the Oxford EAGLE Player of the Year in 2012, with little time to spare in relation to his final decision being made.