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OHS sports have successful weekend

OHS sports have successful weekend

Jared Redding, Sports Editor
November 1, 2016
Filed under Home, Sports

It was a busy weekend in the Charger nation. The OHS volleyball and swim teams fought for a state championship while the cross country teams fought for a region championship. All three teams experienced some form of success in this 48 hour period that started at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 28. Swimming The Charge...

Theatre stages haunted trail as fall fundraiser

Theatre stages haunted trail as fall fundraiser

Lexie Hankins, Staff Writer
November 1, 2016
Filed under Home, News

Oxford High Theatre put on their annual haunted trail this year at Camp Hopewell. The Haunted Trail opened Sunday, Oct. 30 and continued into Halloween day. “This was my first year helping out, and I absolutely plan to help out more,” freshman Prowell Smith said. Each year, theater kids help...

Exclusive: Oxford resident, Holocaust survivor speaks out for first time

Exclusive: Oxford resident, Holocaust survivor speaks out for first time

Davis McCool, Editor-In-Chief
November 1, 2016
Filed under Features, Home

At the age of seven, Otto Puttman experienced anti-semitism in the highest form, was driven out of his home country, and began to prepare for the storm that was to come. At age eleven, he was ripped from his family, friends, and community, and was forced into the midst of the deadliest genocide in...

OHS students excited to participate in election for first time

OHS students excited to participate in election for first time

Eve Gershon, Staff Writer
November 1, 2016
Filed under News, Uncategorized

This year, many students at OHS find themselves with a voice, and are able to act on their opinions that were previously restricted to debates with peers. This year, a small portion of OHS is finally eligible to vote. “It’s nice to finally be able to have your opinion matter on a larger scale...

Controversy over state flag continues to divide students

Controversy over state flag continues to divide students

Klaria Holmes, Staff Writer
November 1, 2016
Filed under Home, News

Since last year, the Mississippi state flag has been stirring up controversy. Buildings and schools around the state have removed the flag, while others have decided to keep it. In a poll taken by thechargeronline.com, out of 153 people, 54% voted that the flag should be changed, while 46% voted the...

Chargers trample Mustangs on senior night

Chargers trample Mustangs on senior night

Jared Redding, Sports Editor
October 31, 2016
Filed under Home, Sports

OXFORD — The Chargers continue to stay on fire in region play. It didn't take long to make that point clear on senior night. The Chargers won their fifth straight game by defeating the Center Hill Mustangs 49-18. It was another complete game for the Chargers, particularly on offense. The Chargers...

Euphoria: Lady Chargers win Class II Volleyball State Championship

Euphoria: Lady Chargers win Class II Volleyball State Championship

Jared Redding, Sports Editor
October 30, 2016
Filed under Home, Sports

JACKSON — The championship drought finally came to an end. The Oxford Lady Chargers swept the defending class II state champion Lewisburg Lady Patriots 3-0 (25-11, 25-19, 25-15). The Lady Chargers won their first state title since 1998. “These girls have worked so hard,” OHS head coach Tara...

Peer tutoring begins during flex

Peer tutoring begins during flex

Emma Scott, News Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under Home, News

On Oct. 12, peer tutoring during the flex class period officially began. The program was started by intervention coordinator Kristin Inman. There are currently 12 high school peer tutors and 16 tutors from the University of Mississippi who meet Mondays through Fridays. “What I wanted was to provide...

Ole Miss intern at OSD arrested on charges of grand larceny

Ole Miss intern at OSD arrested on charges of grand larceny

Davis McCool, Editor-In-Chief
October 27, 2016
Filed under Home, News

An Oxford High School Athletics Department intern has recently been arrested on charges of grand larceny. Adam Aguirre, 22, a current Ole Miss student and intern for Oxford strength coach Jason Wilfawn, was arrested October 24 after reports of a stolen car connected him with the theft. According...

OHS to compete in 6A starting next school year

OHS to compete in 6A starting next school year

Jared Redding, Sports Editor
October 25, 2016
Filed under Home, News, Sports

In 2008, Oxford High School had enough students to compete in 5A. Fast forward eight years later, OHS is getting ready to move up again. The Mississippi High School Activities Association has recently publicized the enrollment numbers for all high schools in the state, which is done every two years...

Lady Chargers advance to state final four

Lady Chargers advance to state final four

Jared Redding, Sports Editor
October 24, 2016
Filed under Home, Sports

The Oxford Lady Chargers defended their home court once again, this was the final time doing so in 2016. Oxford avenged last seasons playoff exit by sweeping the Corinth Lady Warriors 3-0 (25-10, 25-20, 25-20). With the win, the Lady Chargers finish the season with a perfect 19-0 record at their home...

Chargers defeat Wildcats, earn playoff spot

Chargers defeat Wildcats, earn playoff spot

Jared Redding, Sports Editor
October 23, 2016
Filed under Home, Sports

CLARKSDALE — A chilly October atmosphere couldn't hold down the red hot Oxford Chargers, not in this crucial region 1-5A showdown. The Chargers won their fourth straight game by defeating the Clarksdale Wildcats 27-13 at Crumpton Field in Clarksdale. With the Oxford win and a 43-21 Lake Cormorant...

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