Motivated by what Starkville head coach Brian Bennett described as a less than desired performance in their regular-season matchup with Oxford, the visiting Jackets played an aggressive breed of soccer that netted them a 4-2 road victory and a trip to the third round of the Class 5A playoffs.
The loss eliminates the Chargers (13-3-3 overall) from the playoffs. (January 30, 2012, Page 2B)
The coaching staffs of the Oxford soccer teams didn’t have to do a lot of additional scouting heading into Saturday’s Class 5A second-round matchup against Starkville.
Two weeks ago the Chargers and Lady Chargers split with SHS at home; the boys earned a 2-0 win, while the girls fell 1-0 on a last-minute goal. (more…) (January 27, 2012, Page 6A)
Heading into Tuesday night’s annual postseason showdown with Callaway, the Oxford Chargers coaches knew a couple of things: The visiting Chargers were going to be athletic, fast, and able to capitalize on any chances they were provided.
So what did Oxford do against its Class 5A first-round opponent?
The home Chargers attacked, kept pressure on Callaway and continued to attack even in the dwindling minutes of their 3-1 victory at Bobby Holcomb Field. (January 25, 2012, Page 6)
The Oxford soccer programs punctuated their seasons on Tuesday with convincing wins over divisional foe West Point.
While the OHS girls claimed a 9-0 win, the Chargers toppled the Green Wave 6-0. (more…) (January 18, 2012, Page 7)
Oxford’s offense wasn’t operating seamlessly on Friday, but it was working well enough to up-end the visiting Saltillo Tigers 5-2 at Bobby Holcomb Field. (more…) (January 16, 2012, Page 8)
BLOG: Checkout today’s Sideline View show on the RebelSportsRadio.com network by clicking HERE or downloading the app for your smart phone on iTunes. (more…) (January 13, 2012)