Today’s MHSAA Class 5A state track meet at Pearl High School will be decided between Oxford’s incredible depth in field events and long-distance running events against Pearl’s overall depth. The Lady Chargers are the two-time defending state champions and looking to win yet again. In order for that to happen, Oxford will have to continue to perform at a high level like they have the past three weeks in the division, region and North Half meets. (May 11, 2012, Page 7A)
Oxford may not really be in contention to win a team state title this year at the MHSAA Class 5A state meet, but three or four Chargers are heavy favorites to win individual state championships.
Led by the nation’s best high jumper, Justin Fondren, the Chargers should still finish in the top five even if they don’t end up winning a state title this year. (May 11, 2012, Page 8A)
Seven second-place finishes helped ultimately allowed the Oxford Lady Chargers to finish first at Saturday’s MHSAA Class 5A North Half meet held at Mississippi State. It was the third straight 5A North Half title for the Lady Chargers, who enter the 5A state meet as the favorite to win a third consecutive title. (more…) (May 7, 2012, Page 6)
Rainy conditions at Bobby Holcomb Field on Tuesday were only able to slow, not stop, the Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers in the annual Division 2-5A meet. Both teams won the respective team titles despite the weather that slowed the track for running events. (more…) (April 18, 2012, Page 8)
The Oxford Middle School track teams produced successful results at Tuesday’s OMS Relays held at Bobby Holcomb Field on the OHS campus.
The Lady Chargers had five first-place finishes, while the Chargers had two. The Chargers finished first, second or third in 15 overall events and ended up being first with 64 points.
The Lady Chargers finished second overall in the girl’s meet. (April 12, 2012, Page 7)
Nine first-place finishes propelled the Oxford Middle School boys track team to a team victory in the Pontotoc Invitational Tuesday. The Chargers finished with 219 points, with seven of the nine first-place finishes coming in the second half of the meet in running events. (more…) (April 4, 2012, Page 4B)
A total of 50 schools competed in Ole Miss High School Invitational that was hosted by Oxford High. Chargers coach Scott Kendricks said it was the largest coach-hosted school meet in the history of Mississippi. The meet was held Friday at the Ole Miss Track & Field complex. (April 2, 2012, Page 9)
The Oxford Middle School Chargers used an outstanding performance in field events and a balanced showing in running events to win the annual OMS Invitational track meet Oxford High’s Bobby Holcomb Field Thursday afternoon.
Oxford totaled 71 points to capture the title, while Tunica and Byhalia were second and third with 56 and 55 points respectively. (March 30, 2012, Page 8A)
The Chargers set several meet records, while the Commodores also had numerous athletes finish atop the leaderboards. (March 12, 2012, Page 4B)