A home track advantage only went so far for the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers Saturday at the MHSAA Class 5A North Half track meet. Both OHS teams fared well and qualified a number of athletes for Friday’s 5A state meet in Pearl, but competing at Bobby Holcomb Field couldn’t produce first-place finishes for either team. (more…) (May 6, 2013, Page 6A)
Region 1-5A track titles were awarded to both the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers Monday night at Bobby Holcomb Field. The Chargers defeated Center Hill to capture the title thanks to a point total of 196, while the Lady Chargers almost doubled New Hope (185-96) to win their title. (more…) (April 30, 2013, Page 8)
“Dominant.” That’s what the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers were in the Division 2-5A track meet held Friday at Bobby Holcomb Field. Both teams finished first in the annual meet, with the Chargers scoring 122 points, almost double second-place finisher West Point with 64. The Lady Chargers, meanwhile, took first with 110.5 points, 56 points more than West Point’s 59. (more…) (April 22, 2013, Page 9)
The high school track season is about to really get interesting, starting with today’s Division 2-5A meet. The annual meet will be held at Oxford High’s Bobby Holcomb Field and Chris Bush, the head coach of the Chargers, likes how his team looks heading into the first of three major meets leading up to qualifying for the state meet.
The Oxford Middle School boys track team competed in a rare Saturday meet at Aberdeen and saw its almost five-year winning streak on the track come to an end.
Columbus was the school that prevented the Chargers from finishing off another year with an unblemished record, earning a 138-135 victory. Some of the events the Chargers usually compete in, such as the 4×400 meter relay and the 300 hurdles, were not available to score points in. Still, OMS coach Mike Hardwick said the ultimate goal was the field two teams so that everyone got to run before the season concluded.
Ole Miss athletes claimed 11 individual titles, led by big marks from Sam Kendricks and Isiah Young, in the Ole Miss Invitational held Saturday at the Ole Miss Track & Field Complex. (more…) (April 15, 2013, Page 10)
Oxford’s middle school track teams continue to produce fantastic results Tuesday. The Chargers won the OMS Relays over seven other teams, while the Lady Chargers took second in the meet held at Oxford High’s Bobby Holcomb Field.
The Ole Miss sophomore set the track & field world abuzz last Friday night when he recorded a season-best mark of 19 feet, 0.75 inches in the pole vault at the Texas Relays held on the University of Texas campus. (more…) (April 3, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford’s middle school girls track team finished second and produced seven nine-place finishes.
Alexis Williams won the discus, Jordan Freeze was first in the high jump, J’Shata Tyson was first in the shot, Margaret Pepper Adams was first in the 3,200 meter run, Tiara King took the 100 and 200. (more…) (April 3, 2013, Page 9)