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Perry Swindall

Oxford tops ‘Dores, stays in contention for title

Oxford eighth-grade coach Perry Swindall had a big smile on his face most of Tuesday night’s game with Lafayette at Bobby Holcomb Field. Not only did his team garner a 39-6 win over the injury-depleted Commodores, but he was able to play his entire team, a goal for him heading into the game. (October 9, 2013, Page 7)

Eighth-grade Chargers blank Commodores 24-0

Oxford quarterback Barry Flowers threw for 226 yards and three touchdowns, and the eighth-grade Chargers blanked Lafayette 24-0 in a Tri-Lakes Conference game Tuesday night at William L. Buford Field. (September 18, 2013, Page 7)

Oxford ends year with victory

The Chargers eighth-grade football team ended the season with a 41-8 win over Senatobia on Tuesday at Bobby Holcomb Field. (more…) (October 26, 2012, Page 7A)

8th-grade Chargers return to form

A week of intense practices following the only loss of the season paid off in a big way for the Oxford eighth-grade football team on Tuesday. A week after suffering a disappointing 14-12 loss to Lafayette, the Chargers blanked Grenada 36-0. The victory improved the Chargers to 6-1 overall and kept them in the race to possibly win the Tri-Lakes Conference title. (October 17, 2012, Page 6)

OMS defeats ‘Dores in home outing

Oxford’s middle school football doubleheader against Lafayette on Tuesday night at Bobby Holcomb Field started with a great defensive performance and ended with a balanced showing on offense.

The seventh-grade Chargers defeated the Commodores 26-0, while the older Chargers outlasted the Lafayette 28-22 to remain perfect on the season. (September 12, 2012, Page 6)

OMS football splits with Senatobia in season finale

Oxford Middle School completed its football season on Tuesday by splitting with the Senatobia Warriors. While the seventh grade fell to Senatobia 14-8, the eighth grade rolled to a 35-0 victory.

The eighth graders jumped out to a big lead in the first quarter and never looked back. (more…) (October 19, 2011, Page 6)

OMS sweeps home doubleheader Tuesday

Oxford gained a measure of revenge on Lafayette in middle school football action Tuesday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. The Chargers defeated the Commodores 20-6 in the eighth-grade contest, the second game of a doubleheader that saw the Oxford seventh graders defeat Lafayette 20-8.

For Oxford eighth-grade coach Perry Swindall, the win showed that his team made improvement from the first time the two schools met, a game that resulted in a Lafayette win. (October 5, 2011, Page 7)

Passing, defense leads Oxford past Grenada

Precision passing and a solid defensive effort were just some of the many reasons the Oxford eighth-grade football team posted a 40-0 win over Grenada on Tuesday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. As coach Perry Swindall said following the win, the entire team played well and everybody contributed in some way in order to get the one-sided victory. (September 28, 2011, Page 8)

OMS Chargers whack Warriors

SENATOBIA — A clean sweep. That’s what the Oxford seventh- and eighth-grade football teams earned Thursday with wins over Senatobia.

The seventh-grade Chargers started the doubleheader with a 30-14 win, while the eighth-grade Chargers won the nightcap 34-8. (September 23, 2011, Page 7A)

OMS takes two from SP Tigers

BATESVILLE — The Oxford Middle School football squads made quick work of South Panola on the road Thursday with the seventh-grade squad claiming a 20-8 victory, while the eighth-grade Chargers earned a 14-8 victory. (September 9, 2011, Page 9A)

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