The schedule and seeds for next week’s Region 2-5A Tournament in the Oxford High gym have been set. The Chargers and Lady Chargers are the No. 1 seeds in the tournament. Oxford’s girls will play Saltillo at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, while the Chargers take on Saltillo at 5:30. The tournament opens with West Point meeting New Hope at 4 in a girls’ game, while New Hope and West Point meet in a boys’ contest at 8:30. The winners of the games will meet in the championship contests on Friday at 6 (girls) and 7:30 (boys). (February 2, 2012, Page 8)
Another great team effort produced a 71-32 win over Grenada for the Oxford Lady Chargers Tuesday night. Erika Sisk led the way with 16 points and eight steals, while Kristen Dickerson and Alexus Malone scored 15 and 10 points respectively. Oxford improved to 25-0 with the win. The Lady Chargers’ junior varsity team also produced a win. Bre Pettis scored 13 points in the 33-13 win. The JV girls finished the year 7-1 overall. Both Oxford varsity teams finish out the regular season Friday night at home against Coldwater. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. (February 2, 2012, Page 8)
Oxford’s varsity basketball teams earned two region wins over Saltillo on Tuesday night. The Lady Chargers remained undefeated and grabbed a share of the regular season region title with a 91-49 win over the Lady Tigers. Oxford’s boys improved to 17-7 overall and 4-1 in the region thanks to a 67-48 win. Erika Sisk led the Lady Chargers with a 27 points and eight steals. (more…) (January 26, 2012, Page 7)
Oxford’s seventh-grade girls defeated Pontotoc 18-9 Monday night in the OHS gym, but the eighth-grade Lady Chargers were unable to come up with a similar result as they lost 33-21.
Oxford’s middle school boys basketball teams finished the year on a high note with two wins over Pontotoc in the OHS gym Monday night. The seventh-grade Chargers avenged a loss earlier in the season to Pontotoc by topping the Warriors 20-16. The victory improved Oxford to 12-1 overall on the year. (more…) (January 24, 2012, Page 8)
Oxford’s eighth-grade Chargers gained a measure of revenge Thursday night with a 42-37 win over Grenada in the OHS gym. The seventh-graders won 34-26 after being down seven points during the contest. Kyree White led the eighth-grade Chargers (14-3 overall) with 16 points. Korbin Harmon and D.K. Metcalf finished with nine and seven points apiece. (more…) (January 20, 2012, Page 7A)
A well-executed gameplan, improved free-throw shooting and a fast start to the second half were just some of the reasons Oxford swept four middle school basketball games from Lafayette Thursday night in the Oxford High gym. (more…) (January 13, 2012, Page 7A)