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)
Dr. Carroll Stone writes to support the Personhood Amendment from three perspectives, while Lauren Dorsey writes to share a problem she and fellow OMS students are having. (October 20, 2011, Page 4)
The seventh-grade Chargers jumped on the Bulldogs, putting up a 20-spot in the first half. (October 12, 2011, Page 8)
An hour-long string concert held at the Paris-Yates Chapel on the University of Mississippi campus Monday featured music students from both Oxford Middle and Oxford High schools. (October 7, 2011, Page 1B)
SENATOBIA — A clean sweep. That’s what the Oxford seventh- and eighth-grade football teams earned Thursday with wins over Senatobia.
The seventh-grade Chargers started the doubleheader with a 30-14 win, while the eighth-grade Chargers won the nightcap 34-8. (September 23, 2011, Page 7A)
Early scoring and consistency putting points on the scoreboard throughout the contest allowed the seventh-grade Oxford Chargers to post a 40-0 win over New Albany on Tuesday night at Bobby Holcomb Field.
Head coach Mike Hardwick saw almost his entire roster see action, which includes approximately 70 players. Hardwick also got to see his defense perform at a high level after wanting the unit to pick things up. (September 14, 2011, Page 7)
BATESVILLE — The Oxford Middle School football squads made quick work of South Panola on the road Thursday with the seventh-grade squad claiming a 20-8 victory, while the eighth-grade Chargers earned a 14-8 victory. (September 9, 2011, Page 9A)
Tuesday’s action on the gridiron proved that when the Oxford seventh graders claimed a 20-8 victory, while the Lafayette eighth-grade squad was able to hold on for a big 20-16 win. (August 31, 2011, Page 6A)
Oxford Middle School’s Fall Football Fest turned out to be a positive for both the seventh and eighth graders on the field Saturday. Five other schools joined Oxford in the tournament held at Ole Miss’ Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
The games were used to help teams work on fundamentals and fine tune offensive and defensive systems. Water Valley, Charleston, Center Hill, Grenada and Pontotoc played in the inaugural event. (more…) (August 29, 2011, Page 2B)
After a slight delay, the Oxford School Board approved the $3.4 million project to demolish the current Oxford Middle School gym, rebuild and add classroom space. (July 12, 2011, Page 12)