Oxford’s rally against an experienced Hernando team came up short Monday night in the OHS gym. The Lady Chargers fell behind by as much as 10 but came back to tie it two times in the final 20 seconds only to fall 64-63 to the Lady Tigers. (November 19, 2013, Page 7)
Oxford’s season opener tonight against Calhoun City will be the first opportunity for Lady Charger coach Shayne Linzy to test his depth and start to develop his roster for division play later in the year. (November 12, 2013, Page 7)
Oxford enters division play at New Hope with a 50-point victory under its belt. The Lady Chargers defeated the Bruce Lady Trojans 80-30 thanks to great intensity on the defensive side of the ball. (more…) (January 9, 2013, Page 6)
Shayne Linzy’s goals for his Lady Chargers heading into the annual “O” Town Showdown were met with convincing results. Oxford defeated Independence 83-32 Friday night and Ashland 71-32 Saturday, improving the Lady Chargers to 13-3 overall. Linzy wanted to see his team continue to take steps improving in all phases as the Lady Chargers’ non-division portion of their schedule came to a close. (December 31, 2012, Page 6)
Oxford’s win over crosstown rival Lafayette carried over to the inaugural Mississippi-Alabama Challenge Friday and Saturday night in the OHS gym. The Lady Chargers defeated the visiting teams from Alabama convincingly to improve to 11-2 on the season. The Lady Chargers beat Oxford (Ala.) on Friday 58-37 and then trounced LaFayette 86-20 on Saturday night to wrap up a 3-0 week. (more…) (December 17, 2012, Page 2B)
On a night where the Oxford High gym was overflowing with fans and onlookers, it was the appearance of one former Lady Charger that made the biggest impact for a current member of the team. Former OHS standout Erika Sisk returned home to Oxford from Murray State Tuesday night to surprise her younger sister, Amber, a senior member of coach Shayne Linzy’s team.
The visit was a surprise, so much so that when Erika and another former teammate, Meisha Gillom, entered the OHS locker area four minutes before the start of the annual Crosstown Classic with Lafayette, Amber broke down with tears of joy. (December 12, 2012, Page 4B)
Oxford’s press, led by Alexus and Kyla Malone up front and a bevy of guards in the back, led the Lady Chargers to another one-sided win over the weekend. OHS jumped out to a 19-0 lead and didn’t allow Southwind to score until the 2:50 mark of the first quarter en route to a 69-40 win Saturday night in the annual Coach “C” Shootout in the Lafayette gym.
A night after the Lady Chargers (8-2 overall) defeated Amory 63-11, they wasted little time using their press to take down the visitors from Memphis. (December 10, 2012, Page 2B)