Starkville Academy threw a variety of zone defenses at Oxford on Saturday night. That suited the Chargers just fine. Oxford (2-0) made a living shooting over the top of the Volunteers all night, using a fast start to cruise to a 79-55 victory in the Public vs. Private Challenge at the new Oxford High gym. (November 16, 2014, Page 5B)
The two times Oxford and Calhoun City played each other last year, the home team came away the victor. That trend continued Tuesday as the Lady Chargers held serve, beating the visiting Lady Wildcats 58-55 in their season opener inside the new OHS gym. (November 12, 2014, Page 2B)
CLARKSDALE — Oxford exerted a lot of energy making its MHSAA Class 5A playoff opener competitive again against Clarksdale. When it came time to make plays at the end, the Lady Chargers didn’t have much left. (February 25, 2014, Page 8)
The final high school basketball games at the “old” Oxford High School gym will be Friday night, ending almost five decades of games in the facility. Editor Don Whitten, who’s seen quite a few games there, looks back at some of the top coaches, players and teams who competed there. (January 23, 2014, Page 4)
An offensive mishap nearly cost Oxford its first district win of the season. Instead, the Chargers made the defensive plays they needed in the final seconds and hit some late free throws to pull out a 53-48 victory over West Point Tuesday night at the OHS gymnasium, evening their District 2-5A record at 1-1. (January 22, 2014, Page 6)
Oxford’s Chargers didn’t have much trouble picking up their 12th win of the season Friday night. (January 13, 2014, Page 7)
On a night when a lot wasn’t working, Lafayette’s girls basketball team went to what usually works for it best. (December 23, 2013, Page 6)
Sometimes teams don’t get the final shot. Sometimes they do. (November 22, 2013, Page 6A)
The third time this year the Oxford Lady Chargers flexed their collective muscle against an overmatched West Point girls basketball team on Tuesday. Even without two players, OHS cruised past West Point 79-37 in Game 1 of the 2-5A Tournament at New Hope High on Tuesday.
The Chargers, meanwhile, had to claw and scratch their way to Friday’s championship game by sneaking past pesky Saltillo 62-60. (February 13, 2013, Page 6)
The New Hope Lady Trojans secured the Region 1-5A title Friday with a 67-46 victory at Oxford High on Friday.