Oxford’s stay in the MHSAA Class 5A softball playoffs came to an end Friday with a 17-1 loss to New Hope. The Lady Chargers’ season ended with a 7-16 overall record, while the Lady Trojans improved to 26-1. Despite losing the series, OHS coach Steve Blackmon thought his team showed improvement during the season and the series with the Lady Trojans, regarded as the top team in the state, gives him an idea of what needs to be accomplished moving forward. (April 29, 2013, Page 4B)
After sweeping Ridgeland in the first round round of the MHSAA Class 5A state softball playoffs last weekend, the Oxford Lady Chargers hosted the New Hope Lady Trojans in the next round Thursday night. (more…) (April 26, 2013, Page 10A)
A return trip to New Hope Tuesday night turned out to be much better than the first for the Oxford baseball team. The Chargers won their sixth straight game in Division 2-5A play by pounding the Trojans 8-1. (more…) (April 10, 2013, Page 2B)
Oxford’s Chargers received an early Easter present in the form of a 7-6 come-from-behind win over New Hope Wednesday night at Edwin Moak Field. One night after defeating Saltillo 10-0, the Chargers improved to 2-1 in Division 2-5A play with the gritty win over the Trojans, a team that shut the Chargers out just two weeks ago. (more…) (March 28, 2013, Page 7)
NEW HOPE — If Friday’s Division 2-5A championship game had been 31 minutes long, instead of 32, the Oxford Chargers would be champions rather than the New Hope Trojans. Unable to score in the final 3 minutes and 23 seconds, the Chargers lost their five-point lead and ultimately the game, 45-44, to the Trojans in front of a jubilant crowd in the NHS gym. (more…) (February 18, 2013, Page 8)
NEW HOPE — The goals of winning the Division 2-5A Tournament title for the second straight season and earning a home playoff game Tuesday in the Class 5A playoffs didn’t materialize like Oxford Lady Chargers were hoping Friday night. Although OHS battled the New Hope Trojans down to the end and fared much, much better than the first meeting in the NHS gym, the Lady Chargers fell in the title game 64-58.
The New Hope Lady Trojans secured the Region 1-5A title Friday with a 67-46 victory at Oxford High on Friday.