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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Tara Ross

Oxford erases early deficit to down Senatobia

The night started off a little slow for the Oxford Chargers volleyball team in its match against the Senatobia Warriors Tuesday. It looked like the visitors might leave town victorious, but the Lady Chargers regrouped and beat the defending Class I North Half champions 3-1 (23-25, 25-17, 25-9, 25-6). (August 20, 2014, Page 6A)

Oxford volleyball opens new gym with win

Oxford High School’s volleyball season officially began Tuesday as the Lady Chargers hosted South Panola for their opening match of the season.  The Lady Chargers made short work of the Lady Tigers, who were playing volleyball for the first time in school history, winning 3-0 (25-5, 25-8, 25-7) in a match that took less than an hour to complete inside the newly built Oxford High gym. (August 13, 2014, Page 6A)

PREP VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW: OHS aims to turn youth, experience into success

Oxford’s volleyball team will feature plenty of youth this season. That doesn’t mean the Chargers are inexperienced. (August 7, 2014, Page 6)

Lafayette holds off Oxford to win in 5

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)

LHS overcomes 2-0 deficit to top OHS

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)

Pearson makes all the plays and more for OHS

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)

Oxford ends season on high note

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)

LHS wins hard-fought Crosstown match

Nothing says Crosstown volleyball match like having to claw and scratch for every point.

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)

OHS unable to find rally magic again

The Oxford High volleyball team staged one of the program’s more impressive comebacks in recent years Tuesday, rallying from an early deficit to defeat Hernando in five sets.

The Lady Chargers were unable to replicate that magic Thursday against Lewisburg. (more…) (August 24, 2012, Page 7A)

Lady Warriors no match for Oxford

The Lady Chargers finally put away an opponent convincingly on Thursday.

All it took was a little tinkering. (more…) (August 10, 2012, Page 6A)

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