Oxford’s track teams got in some work before Spring Break by taking part in the Madison Central Relays on Friday. The Chargers and Lady Chargers competed against a number of schools from the metro Jackson area, including Class 6A schools in Madison Central, Jim Hill, Brandon and Northwest Rankin. (March 10, 2014, Page 7)
As lethargic as Lafayette’s offense had been, the Commodores still had one final shot. But they never got it off. (December 23, 2013, Page 6)
Oxford’s 11-0 regular season wasn’t just noticed by pollsters in the state. The Chargers are ranked fourth in the latest Mississippi prep poll while the coaching staff was honored Tuesday by the Region 1-5A coaches as the Coaching Staff of the Year. (November 13, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford’s 2005 team has company.
Quarterback Jack Abraham and running back Kenzie Phillips each accounted for two touchdowns, K.T. McCollins’ interception return for a score highlighted a stingy defensive effort, and the third-ranked Chargers put a bow on a perfect season with a 45-17 victory over Lake Cormorant Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field.
BLOG — Oxford’s 2005 team has company. (more…) (November 9, 2013)
If Oxford isn’t prepared to make a deep run in the MHSAA Class 5A state basketball tournament this season, the Chargers may never be ready. (November 8, 2013, Page 6A)
NEW HOPE — Oxford coach Johnny Hill has seen a lot in his 38 years of coaching, but even he admitted, following Friday night’s 39-14 win over New Hope, he had never seen a linebacker return a punt for a touchdown. (October 21, 2013, Page 4B)
NEW HOPE — Oxford coach Johnny Hill has seen a lot in his 38 years of coaching but he admitted, following Friday night’s 39-14 win over New Hope, he had never seen a linebacker return a punt for a touchdown. (more…) (October 19, 2013)
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)
Piling up 363 total yards and getting a monster game from sophomore running back Kenzie Phillips (208 yards and three touchdowns), Oxford’s offense continued doing what it’s been doing all year in the Chargers’ 30-0 win over rival Lafayette in the annual Crosstown Classic Friday night.
With Phillips and senior Jarius Barnes making up a formidable rushing attack, a rising sophomore at quarterback in Jack Abraham and one of the best receivers around in Ole Miss commit D.K. Metcalf, the Chargers’ offense has put up at least 30 points in every game it’s played so far.
But just in case anybody forgot about the Oxford defense, the unit proved it’s alive and well with its most dominant performance to this point against the Commodores. (September 16, 2013, Page 4B)