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Monday, May 25, 2015

Ken Presley

OHS boys cruise to 5A North Half track title

The Oxford High boys track team continued its dominant string of victories Saturday. The Chargers won the MHSAA Class 5A North Half meet with 170 points, besting runner-up Pearl by 73.5 points and Canton, which placed third, by 74 points. Oxford has also won the Division 2-5A and Region 1-5A championship the last two weeks and will look to win its second straight state title Friday in Pearl (May 3, 2015, Page 1B, 3B)

OHS track teams cruise to Division 2-5A titles

The Oxford High track teams claimed the Division 2-5A championships with a dominant showing Thursday at Bobby Holcomb Field. The Chargers used numerous first-place finishes to win the boys’ title with 128 total points while taking the girls’ championship with 134 points. Both teams also swept the team relay titles, further distancing themselves from the competition. (April 17, 2015, Page 1B, 2B)

Oxford boys, girls win EAGLE Invitational

The Oxford High track teams ran past the competition at The Oxford EAGLE Invitational on Saturday at Bobby Holcomb Field. The Chargers took the boys title with 184 points while the Lady Chargers tallied 148 points to earn the victory. The closest either of Tupelo’s teams, which both finished runner-up, came was on the boys’ side, where the Golden Wave had 117 points. (April 5, 2015, Page 2B)

Oxford, Laurel ready to air it out for title

Fans attending the MHSAA Class 5A state championship game better find a comfortable seat inside Mississippi State’s Davis Wade Stadium. They could be there a while. A lot of big plays — and a lot of clock stoppages — are in the forecast for a game that will be raining drop-backs and deep heaves when Oxford and Laurel square off Saturday night. (December 5, 2014, Page 5A)

BLOG: Oxford cruises past Pearl 48-7, advances to state championship

Oxford wanted to get out to a quick start and not allow Pearl to do the same. Both goals were accomplished in the Chargers’ 48-7 victory over the Pirates in the MSHAA Class 5A North Half title game at Bobby Holcomb Field on Friday night.  (more…) (November 28, 2014)

OHS locks up region title on Senior Night

On a cold, subdued night at Bobby Holcomb Field, it was the return of a Charger stalwart that warmed up the Oxford faithful. After a month on the sideline with an injury, junior quarterback Jack Abraham made his return to help Oxford cap off Senior Night with a Region 1-5A championship. (November 2, 2014, Page 5B)

BLOG: Phillips paces Chargers’ rout of Saltillo

Oxford didn’t skip a beat without its starting quarterback Friday night. (more…) (October 3, 2014)

OMS stamps ticket to title game

The Oxford Middle School Chargers can scratch off another goal from their preseason checklist.

Thanks to dominant pitching from starter Houston Roth and an overpowering offense, the Chargers earned a 16-1 victory over Marshall Academy on Monday to advance to the Tri-Lakes Conference title game. (April 10, 2012, Page 8)

Barber regroups, leads OMS past Tigers

Oxford Middle School pushed its unbeaten streak to five games Monday.

Despite a slow start, the Chargers eventually out-matched the visiting South Panola Tigers at Edwin Moak Field to the tune of a 9-2 win. (more…) (March 27, 2012, Page 11)

Oxford Middle School teams tie South Panola Tigers

There was plenty of excitement Tuesday night for Oxford’s seventh- and eighth-grade football teams as the two teams tied South Panola in action at Bobby Holcomb Field.

The seventh-grade Chargers tied 20-20, while the eighth-graders tied 14-14 in the nightcap. (September 22, 2010, Page 7)

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