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)
BLOG — 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, especially. (more…) (October 5, 2013)
Oxford will continue region play. Water Valley and Lafayette will begin their region slates.
That’s what’s on tap for all three teams tonight. (October 4, 2013, Page 6A)
One thing quickly became evident to Oxford coach Johnny Hill as he pored over film of the Chargers’ next opponent, Saltillo.
The Tigers like to run. And run. And run some more. (October 3, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford’s first win over West Point under the direction of coach Johnny Hill was made possible by a number of players. Mark Pegues, the Chargers’ senior cornerback, was one of the reasons Oxford won 30-20 and Hill felt like it was his best game of his career. (October 2, 2013, Page 6)
Oxford’s seventh-grade football team took another step to winning the Tri-Lakes Conference title Tuesday night with a 34-0 win over Batesville at Bobby Holcomb Field. The Chargers (6-0 overall) scored early and often on the Tigers. (October 2, 2013, Page 7)