There was a different level of confidence displayed by the Oxford Chargers on the Ole Miss Golf Course Thursday. Needing to garner an even better round than they shot on the first day of the MHSAA Class 5A boys state golf championships, the Chargers delivered when the pressure was the most intense. (more…) (May 3, 2013, Page 8A)
Home sweet home. Oxford’s goal of repeating as the MHSAA Class 5A state champion in boys golf got off to a great start Wednesday thanks in part to some very familiar surroundings. (more…) (May 2, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford High’s annual golf invitational tournament held at the Country Club of Oxford Tuesday produced a second-place finish for the defending Class 5A champion Chargers. Coach Steve Herring said 118 golfers, both girls and boys, took part in the eighth annual Oxford Invitational. (more…) (April 10, 2013, Page 2B)
There was a comfort level and a tradition of winning at East Mississippi Community College that Oxford defensive end Xavier Pegues could not pass up. (January 29, 2013, Page 7)
Hernando’s goal of shortening the game with its Wing T offense only accomplished fewer shots on ball carriers in the seventh-ranked Chargers’ 31-0 win Friday night at Tiger Stadium. (more…) (October 15, 2012, Page 3B)
There was a point midway through the first half of Friday night’s Region 1-5A game between No. 9 Oxford and Lake Cormorant at Bobby Holcomb Field where LCHS head coach Nick Nester threw up his hands in confusion, disgust or both. When an opposing team holds another to negative yards on offense in a half, it can make even the most even tempered of coaches feel desperate and frustrated all at the same time. (more…) (October 8, 2012, Page 4B)
SENATOBIA— Coming off of an emotional win last week, it would have been understandable if the Oxford Chargers played flat Friday at Senatobia.
With the exception of a few hiccups on defense, that wasn’t the case as the Chargers never trailed during their 34-14 victory over the Warriors. (September 10, 2012, Page 3B)
Oxford’s defenders must have felt hot following the Chargers’ 19-0 win over Lafayette in the annual Crosstown Classic. In a game that was dominated by the Chargers from start to finish, the OHS defense shined the brightest in a victory that not only ended a six-game losing streak to the Commodores, but also ended Lafayette’s 34-game winning streak.
It was an effort that won’t be forgotten by anyone associated with OHS for a long time. It was an effort — by all 11 starters and numerous backups — that garnered the unit this week’s Player of the Week honors.
Oxford defensive coordinator Steve Herring was beyond pleased with the effort his players gave in the victory and said hustling was the key to it all. (September 4, 2012, Page 8)
Oxford’s Chargers have one goal in mind: To return to Columbus and win a state title in golf. A week after defeating New Hope on its home course to capture the Division 2-5A title, the Chargers are gearing up for bigger and better things at the MHSAA’s 5A state meet.
The Chargers boast a talented and deep lineup that coach Steve Herring has praised not only because of the talent on the squad but because of the players’ competitive drive. (May 1, 2012, Page 6)
Oxford boys golf coach Steve Herring couldn’t hide the pride he felt for his Chargers after Tuesday’s victory in the Division 2-5A golf tournament. The Chargers won their first team title under Herring at the Columbus Country Club by grinding out shots on a challenging course. (more…) (April 25, 2012, Page 6)