Oxford’s boys soccer team isn’t having much trouble finding the back of the net these days. The Chargers scored less than eight minutes in, added five more along the way and cruised to a 6-0 win over Pontotoc on Monday afternoon in their home opener at Bobby Holcomb Field. The Chargers (4-2) have won their last three matches by a combined 18-0. The Lady Chargers defeated Pontotoc 3-0 earlier in the day. (November 25, 2014, Page 6)
Oxford’s MHSAA Class 5A playoff opener against Center Hill followed nearly the same script as most of the Lady Chargers’ matches in the regular season. But Oxford found the back of the net a little more often this time. (January 30, 2014, Page 8)
Lafayette girls soccer coach Melinda Scruggs struggled to describe what she had just witnessed following the Lady Commodores’ game against crosstown rival Oxford Saturday morning. (January 20, 2014, Page 7)
Oxford’s girls soccer team was able to contain New Albany’s top player just enough to pick up another victory Tuesday night. (December 4, 2013, Page 8)
Unfortunately for the home squad, a second-half collapse stunned the Lady Chargers and led to a 4-2 Saltillo victory at Bobby Holcomb Field. (December 17, 2012, Page 4B)
With thunder sounding in the distance, and under an overcast sky, the Oxford Lady Chargers capitalized on a second-half goal from Zoe Scruggs to nip crosstown rival Lafayette 1-0 at Oxford’s Bobby Holcomb Field. (December 10, 2012, Page 1B)
RIDGELAND — The Oxford Lady Chargers’ run through the Class 5A soccer playoffs came to an abrupt end Tuesday.
Facing the seven-time state champion Ridgeland Lady Titans, Oxford knew it had its work cut out for it — the Lady Chargers said as much prior to the Class 5A North Half finals at RHS. (more…) (February 1, 2012, Page 6)
The good: It’s the third time since 2006 — and first since 2010 — that the Oxford girls soccer team has made an appearance in the third round of the playoffs.
The bad: For the third consecutive time the Lady Chargers will face perennial soccer power Ridgeland. (January 31, 2012, Page 8)
Doing so to advance to the Class 5A North Half finals makes the Lady Chargers’ 2-0 victory over Starkville at Bobby Holcomb Stadium on Saturday even sweeter.
Almost from the opening kickoff, Oxford set the tone in the game, controlling possession and dictating the pace of the game with strong passes to one another. (January 30, 2012, Page 4B)