Oxford’s opponent in Saturday night’s MHSAA Class 5A state title game — Picayune — believes that a running play, any running play on any down, is a good one. (December 4, 2013, Page 8)
High school football teams in Mississippi have several goals: making the playoffs, practicing Thanksgiving week when school is out, earning a trip to Jackson for the state finals and, ultimately, winning a state championship. The two local teams, Oxford’s Chargers and Lafayette’s Commodores, both get a shot at the ultimate goal – in the same season and on the same day – this weekend. (December 4, 2013, Page 4)
Piling up 363 total yards and getting a monster game from sophomore running back Kenzie Phillips (208 yards and three touchdowns), Oxford’s offense continued doing what it’s been doing all year in the Chargers’ 30-0 win over rival Lafayette in the annual Crosstown Classic Friday night.
With Phillips and senior Jarius Barnes making up a formidable rushing attack, a rising sophomore at quarterback in Jack Abraham and one of the best receivers around in Ole Miss commit D.K. Metcalf, the Chargers’ offense has put up at least 30 points in every game it’s played so far.
But just in case anybody forgot about the Oxford defense, the unit proved it’s alive and well with its most dominant performance to this point against the Commodores. (September 16, 2013, Page 4B)
BLOG–Following a strong summer showing on the 7-on-7 camp circuit and equipped with an SEC recruit at wideout in Ole Miss commit D.K. Metcalf and a pair of talented tailbacks in senior Jarius Barnes and sophomore Kenzie Phillips, the Oxford offense created a lot of buzz heading into this season.
But the Chargers’ defense is starting to prove that it’s no slouch. (more…) (September 14, 2013)
Eric Robertson has been around the annual Crosstown Classic for nine seasons at Lafayette. For nine seasons, he’s been trying to figure out a way to slow down Oxford’s offense by giving his Commodores a successful plan. (September 12, 2013, Page 8)
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)