High school football teams in Mississippi have several goals: making the playoffs, practicing Thanksgiving week when school is out, earning a trip to Jackson for the state finals and, ultimately, winning a state championship. The two local teams, Oxford’s Chargers and Lafayette’s Commodores, both get a shot at the ultimate goal – in the same season and on the same day – this weekend. (December 4, 2013, Page 4)
A historic win has given Oxford an opportunity to play for it all. (December 2, 2013, Page 1B)
BLOG — A historic win has given Oxford an opportunity to play for it all. (more…) (November 30, 2013)
Sometimes teams don’t get the final shot. Sometimes they do. (November 22, 2013, Page 6A)
Two of the area’s high school football teams remain standing in this year’s MHSAA playoffs. (November 22, 2013, Page 6A)
The high-octane offense of the Oxford Chargers struck early and often in their 50-7 victory over the Vicksburg Gators Friday night in the first round of the MHSAA 5A playoffs. (November 18, 2013, Page 4B)
The quest for a state championship has now officially begun for all three of the area’s high school football teams. (November 15, 2013, Page 6A)
CLINTON — The Oxford Charger cross-country team left Choctaw Trails a year ago with one goal in mind — returning this fall to beat region foe and defending champion Saltillo to reclaim the Class 5A championship the Chargers won in 2011. (November 11, 2013, Page 1B)
Oxford’s 2005 team has company.
Quarterback Jack Abraham and running back Kenzie Phillips each accounted for two touchdowns, K.T. McCollins’ interception return for a score highlighted a stingy defensive effort, and the third-ranked Chargers put a bow on a perfect season with a 45-17 victory over Lake Cormorant Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field.
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