A setback at home is not how Oxford Charger coach Drew Tyler wanted to start the Region 1-5A schedule. The Chargers’ first loss in the OHS gym unfortunately came against their most important opponent to date in New Hope.
Despite a second-half surge that saw the Chargers get to within two points twice in the final 1:15, the Trojans were able to hang on and defeat OHS 54-50. (January 9, 2012, Page 6)
The Oxford boys hoops teams took two from Senatobia on Friday night with the ninth-grade squad claiming a 33-30 win, while the varsity out-scored the Warriors 30-19 in the fourth quarter to win 92-82. (more…) (December 19, 2011, Page 7)
Oxford earned a sweep of Tupelo Friday night at home.
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)
Oxford’s knack for playing its best basketball in the postseason and winning division tournament titles under coach Drew Tyler continued Friday night as the Chargers knocked off West Point 71-61. The win not only secured a 10th championship trophy for Tyler in his 14 years of coaching at OHS, it also ensured a home playoff game Tuesday against Clarksdale a year after the Chargers had to travel to Ridgeland. (more…) (February 14, 2011, Page 6A)
BLOG — Led by Justin Fondren, this season’s Division 2-5A MVP, the Oxford Chargers defeated West Point 71-61 Friday night to win the 2-5A tournament title. (more…) (February 12, 2011)