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)
A total team effort has the Oxford Chargers one win away from playing in the MHSAA Class 5A North Half title series. A day after Game 1 was pushed back due to heavy rain in the area, the Chargers defeated Hernando 7-3 at Edwin Moak Field Saturday evening. (more…) (May 13, 2013, Page 2B)
VIDEO BLOG — Oxford is one win from playing for the Class 5A North Half title. Thanks to a 7-3 victory over Hernando Saturday night at Edwin Moak Field, the Chargers moved one step closer to winning the best-of-three series and moving on in the baseball playoffs. (more…) (May 12, 2013)
STARKVILLE — Extra motivation wasn’t needed from the Oxford Chargers heading into Game 2 of their MHSAA Class 5A series with the Starkville Yellowjackets at Carlisle Field Thursday night. Having lost 6-5 in the opener at home Tuesday, the Chargers knew that a loss would end their season. (more…) (May 3, 2013, Page 9A)
The momentum gained by the Oxford Chargers with two impressive wins over the weekend came to an abrupt halt Tuesday at Edwin Moak Field. Oxford failed to score with the bases loaded three times in the first game of its best-of-three MHSAA Class 5A playoff series with Starkville and the end result was a 6-5 setback. (more…) (May 1, 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’s amazing run in Division 2-5A play continued Friday night with a 7-0 win over Saltillo at Edwin Moak Field. The significance of the victory, the Chargers’ seventh in a row in 2-5A play, was a second title in three seasons under the leadership of coach Chris Baughman. (more…) (April 15, 2013, Page 8)