Shayne Linzy’s goals for his Lady Chargers heading into the annual “O” Town Showdown were met with convincing results. Oxford defeated Independence 83-32 Friday night and Ashland 71-32 Saturday, improving the Lady Chargers to 13-3 overall. Linzy wanted to see his team continue to take steps improving in all phases as the Lady Chargers’ non-division portion of their schedule came to a close. (December 31, 2012, Page 6)
A scholarship offer from University of Buffalo wasn’t on the mind of Alexus Malone two years. What was on the mind of the Oxford Lady Chargers’ standout forward was recovering from her second torn ACL on her left knee. (more…) (November 20, 2012, Page 9)
VIDEO BLOG: Oxford senior point guard Erika Sisk helped lead the Oxford Lady Chargers to an MHSAA Class 5A state title this year. (more…) (March 5, 2012)
VIDEO BLOG: Oxford coach Shayne Linzy was a happy individual Saturday afternoon after the Lady Chargers defeated South Jones 62-54 in the MHSAA’s Class 5A state title game at the Mississippi Coliseum. (more…) (March 5, 2012)
One win is all that separates the Oxford Lady Chargers from cementing their mark atop the school’s history books. OHS heads into Saturday afternoon’s MHSAA Class 5A state title game with South Jones with a 32-0 record. No other basketball team has finished the season with a perfect mark and a state championship all at the same time.
(March 2, 2012, Page 6A)
Oxford’s Lady Chargers may be considered the favorite team to win the MHSAA’s Class 5A state title this year but coach Shayne Linzy knows there is still a lot for his team to accomplish before they can garner the coveted gold ball given to the champion. (February 24, 2012, Page 6A)
(February 17, 2012)
Both Oxford High basketball squads secured a spot in the MHSAA Class 5A Playoffs next week and a spot in the Division 2-5A championship games with wins over Saltillo at the OHS gym Tuesday night.
The similarities to the two teams’ victories stop there though, as the Lady Chargers cruised to an 83-35 win and the Chargers had to fight off a late run by the Tigers to win 62-55. (February 8, 2012, Page 6)
It would have been hard to find two basketball teams that were more efficient on the offensive end of the court than the Oxford Lady Chargers and Chargers were Thursday night. (December 30, 2011, Page 6A)