Oxford didn’t make it easy, but Lafayette notched another win over the Lady Chargers Thursday night.
Lafayette won the first two games only to watch Oxford fight back to take the next two before using a fast start in the fifth and final game to claim a 3-2 (25-21, 26-24, 17-25, 14-25, 15-9) victory at the LHS gymnasium to sweep the season series from the Lady Chargers. (October 11, 2013, Page 6A)
Oxford’s success over the weekend in the Southaven Tournament didn’t carry over to Tuesday night’s home meeting with Lake Cormorant. The Lady Gators defeated the Lady Chargers in three sets (25-14, 25-23, 25-17) to keep them winless in the Class II, District 2 standings. (September 11, 2013, Page 7)
Lafayette’s varsity volleyball team showed Thursday night why it will be a strong contender for the Class I, District 2 title this season. (September 6, 2013, Page 6A)
“Potential” is a word Oxford volleyball coach Tara Ross used several times to describe her 2013 team. As the Lady Chargers head into their season opener against Lewisburg in Jackson today, Ross has seen signs that the team will be competitive this year.
Jessica Pearson always had a knack of turning nothing into something.
As the setter on Oxford’s volleyball team, it wasn’t uncommon to see Pearson not only set up a teammate for the kill when the Lady Chargers’ passing was on point, but also go sprawling out of bounds in an attempt to keep the play alive. (more…) (October 25, 2012, Page 1B)
The 2012 season didn’t go the way Oxford had hoped, but Thursday night’s season finale provided at least a little solace for the home team.
Looking to end the season on a high note, the Lady Chargers earned a convincing 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-18) victory over Corinth at the OHS gym. (September 28, 2012, Page 7A)
Oxford’s chances of making the upcoming MHSAA’s Class II playoffs were dealt a significant blow thanks to 3-1 (22-25, 24-17, 25-14, 25-18) loss to Lake Cormorant Tuesday evening in the OHS gym. The Lady Chargers won the first set before the Lady Gators rebounded to capture the next three. (September 19, 2012, Page 6)
That’s exactly what happened Tuesday at the Oxford High gym as the visiting Lady Commodores claimed a 3-1 (22-25, 25-17, 25-23, 25-17) victory over the host school. (September 12, 2012, Page 7)
There were several nervous moments for Oxford High volleyball coach Tara Ross in the Lafayette gym Thursday night. In a match that was decided on errors made by both teams as much as it was outstanding plays turned in, Ross knew that if her team focused better they had a shot at recovering from an early 2-1 deficit and earning a win over LHS. (August 17, 2012, Page 7A)