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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Michael McGhee

No. 4 Chargers stay unbeaten at New Hope

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)

Chargers open region play with 30-20 win over Wave

A 600-pound gorilla known as West Point is finally off the back of Oxford’s Johnny Hill. The Chargers’ long-time head football coach and his team garnered a 30-20 win over the Green Wave in the Region 1-5A opener for both teams Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. (September 30, 2013, Page 1B)

Oxford HS track & field squads place second in 5A

Depth coupled with some fantastic individual efforts helped produce two second-place finishes for the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers at Saturday’s MHSAA Class 5A state meet held at Pearl High School.  (more…) (May 13, 2013, Page 2B)

Bevy of athletes prepare for MHSAA state meet

Athletes from Oxford, Lafayette and Water Valley will be taking part in the MHSAA state track meets this weekend. The Class 1A, 3A and 5A meets will be held Saturday at Pearl. The 2A, 4A and 6A meets will be held Monday at PHS. Saturday’s meets begins with field events at 10 a.m. Monday’s meets begins at 11 a.m.

 (May 10, 2013, Page 6A)

Oxford dominates 2-5A meet

“Dominant.” That’s what the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers were in the Division 2-5A track meet held Friday at Bobby Holcomb Field. Both teams finished first in the annual meet, with the Chargers scoring 122 points, almost double second-place finisher West Point with 64. The Lady Chargers, meanwhile, took first with 110.5 points, 56 points more than West Point’s 59. (more…) (April 22, 2013, Page 9)

Lady Chargers still have talent in ‘13

Oxford’s Lady Chargers lost a considerable amount of talent from the 2012 track team, one that garnered a third straight Class 5A state title. (more…) (March 1, 2013, Page 7A)

Chargers hope to be contenders again

Oxford boys track coach Chris Bush has a positive feeling heading into the start of the season leading the Chargers for the first time. Thanks to a deep roster and some experienced talent coming back, the Chargers could be a contender for a Class 5A state title if everything continues to come together.

 (March 1, 2013, Page 7A)

Adamson’s consistent leadership paves season for Oxford

Oxford’s reversal of fortune on the gridiron this season was a result of many different players. For a team that was 5-6 and not in the playoffs in 2011, an 11-2 overall record and a trip to the semifinals of the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs in 2012 took a lot of hard work on the part of several top players. (more…) (December 12, 2012, Page 1B)

Pegues, Adamson highlight 1-5A team

Oxford senior quarterback Parker Adamson and senior defensive end Xavier Pegues were two of 18 Chargers named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Region 1-5A team recently. (more…) (November 29, 2012, Page 9)

Oxford tops Pontotoc in hoops doubleheader

The Oxford Chargers won their first ninth-grade basketball game of the season Monday with a 55-53 win over Pontotoc. The junior varsity Chargers also won, 68-33, over the Warriors. (more…) (November 27, 2012, Page 7)

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