A fast start and a balanced scoring ledger helped lead the Oxford Chargers to a 73-52 win over Madison-Ridgeland Academy Saturday in the OHS gym. Justin Fondren led the Chargers with 15 points, Romeo Johnson had 13 points and Luke Gibbs chipped in 10 points. (more…) (November 14, 2011, Page 3B)
Size, speed and experience are expected to make the Oxford Chargers a formidable foe this year on the basketball court. OHS coach Drew Tyler returns four starters, six seniors and five juniors from a team that advanced to the Class 5A North Half tournament last season.
He also has added much needed size to his roster in the form of transfer Will O’Keefe and welcomes 6-foot-5 Romeo Johnson back into the fold after he had to miss the second half of last season. (November 3, 2011, Page 10)
Three Oxford Chargers made the 2011 Class 5A All-State baseball team, which was recently announced. Landing on the first team as outfielders were Luke Gibbs and Zac Barber, while Hunt Halford was named to the second team as a pitcher. (more…) (October 13, 2011, Page 8)
What those bats have also done is put a premium on players who can play “small ball.”
A focused approach that started this past summer made Oxford High baseball player Zac Barber the most important player on the field for the Chargers this season.
For a team that had several good high school players on the roster but nobody that was headed to play at the Division I level next season, Barber was able to carry the Chargers to an unexpected 19-12 overall record and a spot in the Class 5A North Half title series. (more…) (June 2, 2011, Page 1B)
Oxford senior Zac Barber was named Region 2-5A Most Valuable Player over the weekend by region coaches. Barber led the Chargers to the 5A North Half title series against Ridgeland as well as a 19-12 win. (more…) (May 31, 2011, Page 10)
It seems the biggest mistake the Ridgeland Titans made on Saturday was actually before their MHSAA Class 5A North Half title series game with Oxford at Edwin Moak Field. (more…) (May 16, 2011, Page 3B)
RIDGELAND — Some early offense and a solid pitching performance from senior Ben Boykin helped lift the Ridgeland Titans to a 6-3 win over the Oxford Chargers in the first game of the MHSAA’s Class 5A North Half title series Thursday night. (more…) (May 13, 2011, Page 6A)
The funk that the Oxford baseball team found itself mired in at the end of the regular season is officially over. A determined bunch of Chargers punched their way into the MHSAA’s Class 5A North Half title series on Saturday with a 5-2 win over Neshoba Central in Philadelphia. (more…) (May 9, 2011, Page 4B)