Oxford’s Jason Barber didn’t play like a freshman this season on the diamond. After a standout career at the middle school level — one that showed Barber’s unfair talent level against competition his own age — the freshman was dominant in games against players who were often two and three years his senior. (more…) (June 13, 2013, Page 1B)
HERNANDO — It was the little things not done that made the biggest difference in a 4-1 loss for the Oxford Chargers. Unable to generate offense at key stages of the game, the Chargers fell to the Hernando Tigers in Game 2 of their best-of-three MHSAA Class 5A playoff baseball series Monday night. (more…) (May 14, 2013, Page 8)
There have been bigger crowds turn out to watch games in the history of Oxford-University Stadium but the atmosphere and the post-game celebration demonstrated by the Oxford Chargers on Monday is going to be hard for the Ole Miss Rebels to top. Playing their first game in O-U Stadium since 2004, the Chargers defeated Starkville 3-1 in the decisive third game of a best-of-three MHSAA Class 5A series. (more…) (May 7, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford ended the regular season on a high with two impressive wins over Tupelo and Amory. The Chargers enter their MHSAA Class 5A playoff series against Starkville coming off a 2-0 win over Tupelo Friday and a 6-3 win over Amory in eight innings on Saturday afternoon. The two wins improved the Chargers to 22-6 overall.
Oxford closed out its Division 2-5A season with a come-from-behind 11-10 win over West Point in eight innings Tuesday night at Edwin Moak Field. The victory was the Chargers’ (19-5 overall) eighth straight in 2-5A. (more…) (April 17, 2013, Page 9)
Oxford’s first game in its annual spring break tournament wasn’t the cleanest game and it wasn’t always easy for the fans to watch but in the end, the Chargers overcame a 5-1 deficit to post a 6-5 win over Horn Lake Wednesday morning at Edwin Moak Field. (more…) (March 14, 2013, Page 7)
Patrick Robey’s first Crosstown Classic baseball game didn’t need to involve an extra inning. Thankfully for the first-year Lafayette head coach, his Commodores made him feel better about the rivalry game thanks to a 6-5 win over Oxford Friday night at W.V. Brewer Field. (March 11, 2013, Page 2B)