With the homecoming queen set to be announced at halftime, it was clear that the Oxford Chargers didn’t want to add any extra drama to the equation Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. The fourth-ranked Chargers made quick work of Lewisburg, defeating the Patriots 40-9. (October 14, 2013, Page 4B)
BLOG — Oxford made short work of the Lewisburg Patriots Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. With the OHS Homecoming queen set to be announced at halftime, the Chargers wanted to make sure there wasn’t a need for any extra drama. (more…) (October 12, 2013)
Oxford didn’t make it easy, but Lafayette notched another win over the Lady Chargers Thursday night.
Lafayette won the first two games only to watch Oxford fight back to take the next two before using a fast start in the fifth and final game to claim a 3-2 (25-21, 26-24, 17-25, 14-25, 15-9) victory at the LHS gymnasium to sweep the season series from the Lady Chargers. (October 11, 2013, Page 6A)
All three area football teams return to action tonight. One will try to continue its season-long momentum while the other two look to bounce back from losses a week ago. (October 11, 2013, Page 6A)
Two players from the area — Lafayette running back D.K. Buford and Oxford kicker/punter Cody Mills — were selected to play in the 2013 Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Football Classic. The Mississippi Association of Coaches selected the team and made the announcement during a press conference shown live on the Internet Wednesday morning. (October 10, 2013, Page 8)
Maybe the biggest intangible Oxford coach Johnny Hill likes about his football team this year are the players’ ability to overcome and adapt. The Chargers may be better referred to as the Marines with the way they have overcome things during the course of the season. (October 10, 2013, Page 8)
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)
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)
Oxford improved to 6-0 overall on the season Friday night in large part to the running of sophomore Kenzie Phillips. The 5-foot-10, 190-pounder, who is called a “war daddy” by coach Johnny Hill, finished with 217 yards and two touchdowns in the victory. (October 8, 2013, Page 6)
SALTILLO — It took a while for Oxford’s offense to get going, but once it did, it was hard for the Saltillo defense to slow it down.
Kenzie Phillips, in particular. (October 7, 2013, Page 2B)