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Monday, December 22, 2014

Mike McGhee

CHAMPIONSHIP PRIMER: Oxford vs. Laurel

MHSAA CLASS 5A STATE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Oxford (13-1) vs. Laurel (12-2) (more…)

 (December 6, 2014)

Chargers earn return trip to Class 5A state title game

For the second time in as many years, Oxford is heading to the state championship game after defeating Pearl, 48-7, in the MHSAA Class 5A North Half title game at Bobby Holcomb Field on Friday night. (November 30, 2014, Page 5B)

OHS Chargers score early, often in 62-14 playoff win over Ridgeland

It may have been below freezing outside, but Oxford’s offense was red hot Friday night in its 62-14 victory over the Ridgeland Titans in its opening-round game of the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs at Bobby Holcomb Field. (November 16, 2014, Page 1B, 3B)

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)

Big second half moves Chargers closer to title

After a dominant second-half performance that saw Oxford pull away for a 42-21 victory in its division showdown with New Hope on Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field, Oxford coach Johnny Hill had no reservations about declaring his Chargers as heavy favorites for another Region 1­5A title. (October 19, 2014, Page 5B)

Oxford, Lafayette set for latest rivalry tussle

Friendships have been put on hold this week. It’s time for the Crosstown Classic, which means loyalty to school and team is reigning supreme. Oxford and Lafayette will renew their annual rivalry on the football field Friday night. Kickoff from Bobby Holcomb Field is set for 7 p.m. (September 11, 2014, Page 8)

‘Dores searching for points to keep up with Chargers

It’s been the same routine for Lafayette. Week after week, the Commodores’ defense spends a majority of the game’s 48 minutes on the field keeping the opposing offense in check while the offense provides little relief. Lafayette has spent more time trying to get out of its own way than it has in the end zone. (September 11, 2014, Page 8)

Chargers begin 2014 season with midnight practice

The 2014 high school football season began at 12:01 this morning, and the Oxford Chargers did not waste any time as they held a midnight practice to kick off the new campaign. (August 4, 2014, Page 7)

Disappointment fuels competition for Oxford

It’s been a patchwork spring for Oxford’s football team. (May 14, 2014, Page 8)

Oxford takes 5A state championship

PEARL — After narrowly missing out on a state championship last year, the Oxford boys track team reached the top of the mountain this time, winning the MHSAA Class 5A state meet at the Woody Barnett Track & Field Complex in Pearl on Monday. (May 13, 2014, Page 6)

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