Olive Branch linebacker Alfred Dickens was looking for a family atmosphere when he went to pick a school to play college football. Luckily for Ole Miss, he found that family-first feel in Oxford.
The coaching tree from Oxford’s 2005 state championship baseball team has sprouted a few new branches.
The final fly ball had barely completed its arc and began descending back to earth before Steven Whitfield began jumping up and down. (more…) (February 28, 2012, Page 9)
On June 4 Austin Ray trekked south from Columbia, Mo., to Oxford to participate in one of Ole Miss’ football camps.
The 6-foot-6, 235-pound tight end impressed the coaching staff enough to garner his first offer from a FBS program.
Despite a seven-run fourth inning, the Oxford High baseball team was unable to overcome a fast start by Olive Branch in a 15-10 loss Tuesday night. The Chargers (1-2) got to within a run of the Conquistadors at 3-2 in the top of the third, but they fell behind by 10 runs after Olive Branch scored nine in the bottom half of the frame. OHS was within 12-10 heading into the bottom of the fifth, but was unable to score the rest of the way as Olive Branch tacked on three more runs. (more…) (March 2, 2011, Page 7)
OXFORD BASEBALL — The Oxford Chargers rebounded from an opening day split to knock off Olive Branch 6-3 on Monday. (March 2, 2010, Page 8)
OXFORD CHARGERS BASEBALL — The Oxford Chargers had an up-and-down opening day on Saturday, winning it’s first game against the Charleston Tigers 20-0, before falling to the Olive Branch Conquistadors 20-3 in the tail end of their home double-header. (March 1, 2010, Page 9)