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Balanced Chargers roll past ‘Dores

Oxford’s seventh-grade football team moved a step closer to winning the Tri-Lakes Conference title Tuesday night with a 34-6 win over crosstown rival Lafayette at Bobby Holcomb Field. (October 9, 2013, Page 6)

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    Oxford tops ‘Dores, stays in contention for title

    Oxford eighth-grade coach Perry Swindall had a big smile on his face most of Tuesday night’s game with Lafayette at Bobby Holcomb Field. Not only did his team garner a 39-6 win over the injury-depleted Commodores, but he was able to play his entire team, a goal for him heading into the game. (October 9, 2013, Page 7)

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      Chargers make use of big plays in win

      Oxford seventh-grade football coach Mike Hardwick had a feeling his Chargers weren’t going to see the ball a lot in the second half of Tuesday night’s Tri-Lakes Conference game at Lafayette. So when the Chargers did get the ball to start the second half, they made it count, scoring a touchdown in one of the two possessions they did have the final 14 minutes of play at William L. Buford Stadium. (September 18, 2013, Page 6)

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        Eighth-grade Chargers blank Commodores 24-0

        Oxford quarterback Barry Flowers threw for 226 yards and three touchdowns, and the eighth-grade Chargers blanked Lafayette 24-0 in a Tri-Lakes Conference game Tuesday night at William L. Buford Field. (September 18, 2013, Page 7)

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          LMS knocks off SPHS, OBHS

          Lafayette’s eighth-grade football team earned wins over South Panola and Olive Branch Thursday night.
          Eli Murphree shined for the Commodores in the 12-6 win over South Panola and the 18-0 win over the Conquistadors.

          He scored on a 32-yard run and a 21-yard run in the win over the Tigers and then scored three touchdowns on runs covering 10-, 40-, and 1-yards in the win over OBHS.

          The defense was also credited with solid overall play, including nose tackle Austin Arrington and Jakai Ivy at middle linebacker. (April 16, 2010, Page 8a)

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