Oxford’s most complete performance of the season on the hardwood came at a great time. The Chargers defeated New Albany 68-60 to cap the annual “O” Town Showdown in the OHS gym Saturday night. (December 31, 2012, Page 6)
Oxford’s annual “O” Town Showdown has returned to the OHS gym and boys coach Drew Tyler, who created the annual holiday tournament, said this year’s lineup features some evenly matched local teams. (December 28, 2012, Page 6A)
Final enrollment numbers from Mississippi’s Department of Education have been released by the MHSAA. The numbers were submitted by school districts in October, while the MHSAA announced them Thursday. The numbers are important because they determine classification for schools who compete in athletics and other competitive activities. (November 16, 2012)
Oxford was a pair of free throws away from earning a sweep in middle school girls basketball action in the season opener Thursday night. The seventh-grade Lady Chargers overcame a 16-6 deficit at the half of their game with Coldwater in the OHS gym, but couldn’t finish the deal in a 21-20 loss to the Lady Cougars. The eighth-grade Lady Chargers made up for the setback with a 33-4 win in the nightcap. Oxford’s seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball teams both earned wins to garner a sweep. (November 2, 2012, Page 6A)
A veteran team, as far as varsity minutes go, is not what Oxford High boys basketball coach Drew Tyler has to work with this upcoming season. That doesn’t mean his Chargers can’t qualify for a 15th straight postseason appearance because what this team lacks in experience, they make up with hustle, desire and basketball IQ. (November 2, 2012, Page 7A)
BLOG — Oxford’s goal of winning the Region 1-5A title and earning the top seed in the upcoming 5A playoffs was denied by West Point Friday night at McAllester Field. (more…) (October 27, 2012)
With the end of the regular season rapidly approaching, all three area football teams are jostling for region and post-season positioning tonight.
Water Valley probably headlines the area’s action with a road test at Aberdeen, while Oxford (8-0 overall, 4-0 Region 1-5A) hosts 1-5A foe Saltillo and Lafayette welcomes 2-4A rival Senatobia to William L. Buford Stadium.
All three games are set for 7 p.m. kickoffs. Oxford’s game can be heard on 95.5 FM, while Water Valley’s will be broadcast on 105.5 FM and Lafayette’s on 93.7 FM. (October 19, 2012, Page 6A)
BLOG — Oxford’s outstanding defense flexed its muscles yet again as the the No. 9 Chargers blanked the Lake Cormorant Gators 26-0 at Bobby Holcomb Field Friday night. (more…) (October 6, 2012)
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Oxford High’s run on athletic awards continued recently when swimming coach Rebecca van Oostendorp was recognized as the Coach of the Year by the National Federation of High Schools Coaches Association for 2012. (July 3, 2012, Page 6)