Oxford senior quarterback Parker Adamson and senior defensive end Xavier Pegues were two of 18 Chargers named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Region 1-5A team recently. (more…) (November 29, 2012, Page 9)
STARKVILLE — Oxford’s goal of matching up with West Point in the MHSAA Class 5A North Half title game next week was derailed Friday night. While West Point defeated Ridgeland to reach the contest that determines half of the 5A title matchup in Jackson, the Chargers were beaten 28-7 by the Starkville Yellowjackets to end their season. (more…) (November 19, 2012, Page 3B)
Oxford heads into Friday’s MHSAA Class 5A playoff matchup with Starkville with confidence coming off a 27-14 win against Provine in the first round. OHS coach Johnny Hill said there is no reason his team shouldn’t feel confident after defeating the Rams or even after compiling a 10-1 record in the regular season. (November 15, 2012, Page 8)
Former Water Valley standout C.J. Jackson was named to the MACJC All-State football team as a member of the first team. Joining Jackson, a linebacker who plays at ICC, on the team from the area is former Oxford High standout Demarcus Pegues, who was named honorable mention at linebacker. Pegues just completed his sophomore season as a member of the NWCC Rangers.
Tyler Jackson, a former standout from Lafayette, was named to the second team as place-kicker. Jackson just completed his freshman season at ICC.
The Rangers finished the season 7-2 overall and 5-1 in the MACJC North Division, while the Indians finished the year 6-3. (November 13, 2012, Page 7)
BLOG: With several key players sidelined due to injury, Oxford turned to its underclassmen to lead the way Friday. (more…) (November 10, 2012)
CLARKSDALE — Friday’s regular season finale for the Oxford Chargers came down to one play made on offense and a couple turned in by the defense. For the Chargers to avoid a second straight loss heading into the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs, a deep throw from Parker Adamson to Glenn Gordon and a key stop on defense resulted in a hard-fought 14-11 win. (more…) (November 5, 2012, Page 3B)
Oxford’s regular season finale at Clarksdale doesn’t have a bearing on the Chargers making the Class 5A playoffs, but OHS coach Johnny Hill is treating it like any other contest in the attempt to maintain heading into the first round Nov. 9. Hill said he was unsure if he would rest any players, other than the ones that really need time off heading into the playoffs. (November 1, 2012, Page 8)