The Oxford Chargers had a difficult weekend in the Amory Tournament, losing to Belmont 5-2 and North Pontotoc 6-5 on Saturday. The Chargers will get back at it on Tuesday with a road game against Kossuth. (March 5, 2012, Page 9A)
The Oxford Chargers improved to 3-1 on the year after earning an 11-0 victory at Olive Branch Thursday.
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)
As Chris Baughman found out Monday, there’s nothing wrong with learning a thing or two on your birthday.
Due to poor weather over the weekend, a pair of four-inning jamboree games was rescheduled for Baughman’s birthday at Edwin Moak Field and the Chargers made the doubleheader a learning experience. (more…) (February 21, 2012, Page 8)
Former Oxford standout Chad Cregar has signed a contract with the Windy City Thunderbolts of the Frontier League. Cregar was previously drafted by the Chicago Cubs (47th round in 2008) and Florida Marlins (15th round in 2009) out of Western Kentucky and has bounced around the minor leagues since 2009. (January 10, 2012, Page 9)
Recently, current Oxford senior Luke Gibbs committed to play for the Rebels following in the cleat marks of his All-American grandfather, Jake, his father, Monte and his uncle, Dean. (November 15, 2011, Page 7)
The Oxford baseball team will be hosting a $10,000 giveaway. Tickets are $100 each and the actual giveaway will be held on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. in the Kayla Sue Mize Auditorium at OHS. Supports may choose to purchase tickets in groups and dive the cost of the ticket. (more…) (November 10, 2011, Page 7)
Three Oxford Chargers made the 2011 Class 5A All-State baseball team, which was recently announced. Landing on the first team as outfielders were Luke Gibbs and Zac Barber, while Hunt Halford was named to the second team as a pitcher. (more…) (October 13, 2011, Page 8)
Several former area baseball players will take part in a Sophomore Showcase on Friday at Hinds Community College. The showcase is open to select players from schools located in Region 23, which also includes Louisiana. (more…) (September 15, 2011, Page 7)