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Friday, May 22, 2015

Preston Perkins

Roth’s gem, Bianco’s hit lead OHS past Trojans again

Oxford’s baseball team is right where it wants to be. The Chargers finished off a week-long sweep of New Hope with a 3-1 victory Friday at Ole Miss’ Oxford-University Stadium. The win kept Oxford (14-0, 2-0 Division 2-5A) undefeated and gave the Chargers an early leg up in their quest to defend their division championship. (March 29, 2015, Page 2B)

BASEBALL PREVIEW: Talent makes Chargers an easy target

Oxford spent last season hunting the best team in its division. In an ironic twist, the Chargers may very well be the hunted in 2015. There’s an entire outfield to replace as well as some pieces in the infield off a team that went 26-10 and made a run to the Class 5A North Half championship series a season ago, but Oxford isn’t lacking for talent. With three verbal commitments to the Southeastern Conference school in its backyard and a handful of junior college signees on the roster, it’s no secret Oxford will be one of the state’s top teams once again. (February 27, 2015, Page 7)

Oxford pulls away from Mustangs

OLIVE BRANCH — The alarm sounded at halftime on Oxford’s dream season Friday night. Instead of hitting snooze, though, the Chargers got right to work. (November 4, 2013, Page 2B)

OMS Chargers win third Tri-Lakes title

Oxford’s baseball program continued its regional dominance at the middle school level Wednesday by topping Grenada 7-5 on the road to claim the Tri-Lakes Conference title. (more…) (April 18, 2013, Page 8)

Chargers advance to Tri-Lakes title game

The Oxford Middle School baseball team got its playoffs started in convincing fashion Monday with a 5-1 victory over Marshall Academy at Edwin Moak Field. (more…) (April 9, 2013, Page 8)

Chargers fall to Lafayette in eighth-grade football

Two touchdown passes from quarterback Ben Bianco weren’t enough to lift the Chargers past Lafayette in Tuesday’s eighth-grade football game at William L. Buford Stadium. (more…) (October 11, 2012, Page 9)

OMS stamps ticket to title game

The Oxford Middle School Chargers can scratch off another goal from their preseason checklist.

Thanks to dominant pitching from starter Houston Roth and an overpowering offense, the Chargers earned a 16-1 victory over Marshall Academy on Monday to advance to the Tri-Lakes Conference title game. (April 10, 2012, Page 8)

OMS secures playoff seeding, sweeps LMS

Monday’s middle school version of the Crosstown Classic had more on the line than just rivalry pride.

When Lafayette and Oxford met on the baseball diamond at Edwin Moak Field, both the Chargers and Commodores had a more immediate reward in mind — playoff seeding.

After claiming both games Monday 4-0 and 6-2, the Chargers secured the top spot in the Tri-Lakes Conference with a perfect league record. (April 3, 2012, Page 9)

Barber regroups, leads OMS past Tigers

Oxford Middle School pushed its unbeaten streak to five games Monday.

Despite a slow start, the Chargers eventually out-matched the visiting South Panola Tigers at Edwin Moak Field to the tune of a 9-2 win. (more…) (March 27, 2012, Page 11)

OMS no-hits Water Valley in doubleheader

The Oxford Middle School baseball team improved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the Tri-Lakes Conference by blanking Water Valley 12-0 and 4-0 in a doubleheader on Saturday. (more…) (March 26, 2012, Page 8)

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