Tuesday night’s game against New Hope felt awfully familiar for Oxford senior James Lear. Just nine days after lifting the Chargers to a dramatic win over Lafayette through the power of a two-run home run, Lear propelled the Chargers to a 4-2 victory over the Trojans with another two-run blast. (April 11, 2012, Page 8)
Oxford’s first game of its annual Spring Break Tournament at Edwin Moak field came down to a couple swings of the bat Monday. Unfortunately for the Chargers, it was Jackson (Tenn.) Christian that ended up getting the best swings as the Eagles topped OHS 5-3.
Jackson Christian’s Matt Poteete hit a two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning to break the 3-3 tie and catapult the Eagles to a win in the tournament that continues through Thursday.
Potette’s home run was one of three in the game for the Eagles, who also had success in going deep in the game leading up to their meeting with the Chargers. Brad Sills, Jackson’s designated hitter and No. 7 hitter in the lineup, also had two solo home runs in the contest. His first came in the fourth inning and put the first run on the scoreboard, while his solo shot in the sixth gave the Eagles a 3-1 lead. (March 13, 2012, Page 6)
Oxford baseball coach Chris Baughman held a meeting with his team Wednesday about facing adversity and staying mentally tough.
It didn’t take long for the meeting to be put to the test, as the Chargers had to respond to an early deficit in order to defeat Lafayette 6-5 Friday night at Edwin Moak Field in the Crosstown Classic. (more…) (March 12, 2012, Page 3B)
Oxford coach Chris Baughman had a big smile on his face following his team’s game with Senatobia at Edwin Moak Field on Thursday afternoon.
Sure he was glad that he and his staff were that much closer to concluding the four-day Spring Break Tournament, but the main reason was because of the success the Chargers had at the plate in an 11-1 win over the Warriors and the continued success of the team as they headed into the start of division play, which begins Tuesday at New Hope. (March 18, 2011, Page 6A)
For the second night in a row, one inning proved to be the difference in a win and a loss for the Oxford Chargers baseball team. In the Chargers’ 3-1 loss to the Hernando Tigers to conclude Day 3 of the Oxford Spring Break Tournament at Edwin Moak Field, Oxford surrendered two runs on five hits in the fifth inning and were never able to recover. (March 18, 2010, Page 7)