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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Robert Farris

Disappointment fuels competition for Oxford

It’s been a patchwork spring for Oxford’s football team. (May 14, 2014, Page 8)

Defense seals win for Chargers

A win’s a win no matter how pretty it is.

That was Oxford coach Johnny Hill’s thoughts after his team defeated Region 1-5A rival New Hope 29-17 at Bobby Holcomb Field on Friday night.

Plagued by missed assignments and poor execution most of the night, the Chargers (6-0 overall, 2-0 in region play) put some distance between themselves and the Trojans thanks to big plays on defense late in the game. (more…) (October 1, 2012, Page 3B)

Oxford fares well at OMS Invitational

Oxford’s middle school boys track team continued to shine Thursday at the annual OMS Track Invitational held at Bobby Holcomb Field. Six other schools competed against Oxford in the event, including Grenada, Pontotoc, New Albany, Senatobia, Hills Chapel, Marietta School and Guntown. The Chargers won the meet followed by Grenada. (more…) (April 1, 2011, Page 8A)

McGhee scores twice, lifts Oxford 8th-graders past Grenada

After trading touchdowns early, the Oxford’s eighth-grade football team was able to string together 13-straight points to defeat Grenada 22-8 on the road.

The win improved the Chargers to 2-2-1 overall. (September 29, 2010, Page 8)

OMS Chargers sweep Senatobia

Oxford’s middle school teams performed well in all three phases to earn two wins over Senatobia on Tuesday night at Bobby Holcomb Field.

The seventh-grade Chargers defeated the Warriors 26-8, while the eighth-grade Chargers won 20-8. (September 15, 2010, Page 8)

Oxford Middle School falls to South Panola

Oxford’s two middle school football teams lost two close game to South Panola Tuesday. The seventh-grade lost 12-8 after leading a sizable portion of the game, while the eighth-grade fell 8-0 in the nightcap.

South Panola scored the game-winning touchdown with two minutes remaining in the contest. The Tigers first TD of the game was scored with a minute left in the first quarter. Oxford’s first offensive drive of the game was thwarted, while the Tigers’ second drive ended courtesy of an interception by Kylin Jones. (September 8, 2010, Page 9)

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