BLOG — Oxford made short work of the Lewisburg Patriots Friday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. With the OHS Homecoming queen set to be announced at halftime, the Chargers wanted to make sure there wasn’t a need for any extra drama. (more…) (October 12, 2013)
All three area football teams return to action tonight. One will try to continue its season-long momentum while the other two look to bounce back from losses a week ago. (October 11, 2013, Page 6A)
Two players from the area — Lafayette running back D.K. Buford and Oxford kicker/punter Cody Mills — were selected to play in the 2013 Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Football Classic. The Mississippi Association of Coaches selected the team and made the announcement during a press conference shown live on the Internet Wednesday morning. (October 10, 2013, Page 8)
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 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)
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)
BLOG — The 600-pound Gorilla is finally off Johnny Hill’s back. After years of losing close games in the regular season and close playoff matchups, Hill and the Oxford Chargers ended years of frustration at the hands of West Point by posting a 30-20 win over the Green Wave at Bobby Holcomb Field Friday night. (more…) (September 28, 2013)