BLOG — Oxford make quick work of the Pearl Pirates Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. Another fast start on offense, in both the first and second half, coupled with some big stops on defense, resulted in the Chargers defeating the Pirates 39-21 in the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs. (more…) (November 23, 2013)
Two of the area’s high school football teams remain standing in this year’s MHSAA playoffs. (November 22, 2013, Page 6A)
Oxford coach Johnny Hill expects Friday night’s MHSAA Class 5A North Half semifinal game to be a real heavyweight fight. His Chargers, who ended the regular season ranked No. 1 in the state in 5A, will be tested by Pearl, a team that has a lot of weapons on both sides of the ball. (November 21, 2013, Page 8)
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)
Oxford’s goal of reaching Jackson to play in the MHSAA Class 5A state title game begins Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. (November 14, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford’s 11-0 regular season wasn’t just noticed by pollsters in the state. The Chargers are ranked fourth in the latest Mississippi prep poll while the coaching staff was honored Tuesday by the Region 1-5A coaches as the Coaching Staff of the Year. (November 13, 2013, Page 8)
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.
BLOG — Oxford’s 2005 team has company. (more…) (November 9, 2013)
The real season begins for two of the area’s high school football teams tonight while another is looking for something it hasn’t achieved in nearly a decade. (November 8, 2013, Page 6A)