Oxford remains in the hunt for the Class 5A playoffs today thanks to another great individual performance by senior running back Mont Dean. While the entire OHS team played a part in earning a 35-28 win over Saltillo this past Friday night, Dean’s 365-yard, five-touchdown performance was singularly the biggest contribution in a game the Chargers had to win.
It was that individual performance, on a week where several top players in the area stepped up to perform at a high level, that made him the Player of the Week for the third time this season. (October 25, 2011, Page 8)
SPORTS BLOG: SALTILLO — The Oxford Chargers used a five touchdown performance from senior running back Mont Dean and a much more physical defense in the second half to capture a 35-28 overtime win against Region 1-5A foe Saltillo Friday night at Willis Wright Stadium.
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Fresh off of winning last year’s EAGLE Player of the Year honor after helping to lead Lafayette to the school’s first Class 4A title, Dennis has shown no signs this season of wear and tear. (more…) (October 18, 2011, Page 9)
The Chargers may have held the Tigers’ Wing T offense in check the first half of the Homecoming game, but the rarely seen offense definitely made an impact in the second half and in the overtime period of a game the Tigers ended up winning 31-30. (more…) (October 17, 2011, Page 3B)
Oxford running back Mont Dean made up for a slow start to the Region 2-4A season in a big way this past Friday night. After missing the Center Hill game and a half of the game at New Hope, Dean exploded in his first full region contest of the year by rushing for 258 yards, four touchdowns on 31 carries.
LAKE CORMORANT — In a Region 1-5A game where both the Oxford and Lake Cormorant offenses took turns putting up points on the scoreboard, it was the Chargers’ rushing attack that made the biggest difference in the final outcome. The Chargers needed a win badly after a poor performance at New Hope last week and they answered the call Friday beating the Gators 42-35. (October 10, 2011, Page 2B)
NEW HOPE — Some of the same miscues that prevented the Oxford Chargers from earning wins over the New Hope Trojans the last two seasons prevented the Chargers from ending that losing streak on Friday night. (more…) (October 3, 2011, Page 5B)
BLOG — NEW HOPE — Mistakes made a season ago in a loss to the New Hope Trojans haunted the Oxford Chargers again this year. (more…) (October 1, 2011)
Oxford High football coach Johnny Hill couldn’t find too many things to be displeased with in his team’s Region 1-5A opener. Buoyed by an off week that allowed the team to refresh and refocus on the start of region play, the Chargers walloped Center Hill 34-14 last Friday night at home. (more…) (September 29, 2011, Page 6)