Hernando’s goal of shortening the game with its Wing T offense only accomplished fewer shots on ball carriers in the seventh-ranked Chargers’ 31-0 win Friday night at Tiger Stadium. (more…) (October 15, 2012, Page 3B)
Oxford’s run through the Region 1-5A schedule gets a little more interesting Friday with a road game at Hernando. It’s not that the Tigers (3-4 overall, 1-2 Region 1-5A) are any better or worse than the teams the seventh-ranked Chargers (7-0, 3-0) have been playing, they’re just one of the more unique teams.
Offensively, Hernando presents problems, especially in a week of preparation, due to the Wing T offense coach Anthony Jenkins uses to score points. Last year, the Tigers rallied from 14 points down to beat the Chargers 31-30 in overtime on homecoming using an offense that OHS coach Johnny Hill was leery about. (October 11, 2012, Page 8)
Two touchdown passes from quarterback Ben Bianco weren’t enough to lift the Chargers past Lafayette in Tuesday’s eighth-grade football game at William L. Buford Stadium. (more…) (October 11, 2012, Page 9)
The second meeting between Oxford and Lafayette on the gridiron meant a lot more than the earlier showdown. Tuesday’s doubleheader at William L. Buford Stadium not only counted in the team’s overall record, but also towards the Tri-Lakes Confernce standings.
Oxford’s seventh-grade Chargers remained perfect on the year with a 22-6 win over Lafayette, while the Commodores gave the Chargers their first loss of the season in the eighth-grade game with a 14-12 triumph. (October 10, 2012, Page 7)
Oxford’s success on defense this season can be attributed to the play of many standout players. Against Lake Cormorant last Friday specifically, senior Jarquis Adams recorded nine tackles, three tackles for a loss and one sack in the Chargers’ 26-0 win. It was the second time this year the ninth-ranked Chargers have earned a shutout and absolutely stoned an opponent from a yardage standpoint. (Lake Cormorant had negative 11 yards at the half). Adams’ play earned him this week’s Player of the Week honors, his first this season. (October 9, 2012, Page 6)
There was a point midway through the first half of Friday night’s Region 1-5A game between No. 9 Oxford and Lake Cormorant at Bobby Holcomb Field where LCHS head coach Nick Nester threw up his hands in confusion, disgust or both. When an opposing team holds another to negative yards on offense in a half, it can make even the most even tempered of coaches feel desperate and frustrated all at the same time. (more…) (October 8, 2012, Page 4B)
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)
Oxford’s ninth-ranked Chargers may have held on to defeat New Hope last week and remain unbeaten on the year, but it didn’t feel like much of a win to coach Johnny Hill, who wasn’t pleased with the execution and the effort he got against the always pesky Trojans. (October 4, 2012, Page 8)
One play is all that separated Lafayette from Oxford in junior varsity action Tuesday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. The Commodores defeated Oxford 14-13 in the end by making one more big play than the Chargers at crunch time. (more…) (October 3, 2012, Page 6)
During Friday’s 28-13 win at Lewisburg, LHS quarterback Brandon Mack did what has become expected of the super senior, rushing for 126 yards, passing for 115 and accounting for three touchdowns, all the while playing full-time on defense and special teams. (October 2, 2012, Page 7)