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OHS coaches experiment with new eligibility requirements for athletes

OHS coaches experiment with new eligibility requirements for athletes

Carter Diggs
December 20, 2015
Filed under News, Sports

Just about every student has those kinds of days at school – they might have misread the directions on an assignment, forgotten that the test was that day, or not submitted their homework on time.   The end result is always the same, and it can wreak havoc on students’ grades, especially early on du...

UPDATE: Abraham de-committs from Tulane

UPDATE: Abraham de-committs from Tulane

Davis McCool
December 14, 2015
Filed under Home, News, Sports

Senior quarterback Jack Abraham has de-committed from the University of Tulane, as of December 14. Abraham cited the inability of new coach Willie Fritz to run the spread offense, similar to the one he has run at Oxford. Abraham is currently undecided on his future for the next semester, but it could...

Abraham’s future still in the air, even with Tulane hire

Abraham’s future still in the air, even with Tulane hire

Davis McCool
December 11, 2015
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Senior quarterback Jack Abraham’s future is anything but set in stone. One thing that is certain, however, is that come early February, Abraham will have a big commitment to make regarding his college football career. Abraham will spend his last day as an Oxford High School student on Monday, December...

OHS Football still weeks away from head coaching job hire

OHS Football still weeks away from head coaching job hire

Davis McCool
December 9, 2015
Filed under News, Sports

Don't expect any breaking news regarding the future of the Oxford High Chargers football program for the remainder of the year, per District Superintendent Brian Harvey. Harvey met with the entirety of the football team on Tuesday, where he let them know where the program was in the hiring progress. By...

Chargers fall inches short of football state title

Chargers fall inches short of football state title

Jared Redding
December 7, 2015
Filed under Sports

OXFORD — With 4 seconds remaining, Jack Abraham ran to his left, the end zone within reach.  He dove for the pylon. The east side of Vaught-Hemingway Stadium signaled touchdown; a referee said he was a yard short.  One yard separated the Chargers from winning their first state title. The Wayne...

OHS Football vs West Point

OHS Football vs West Point

Rachel Spragins
December 1, 2015
Filed under Photos, Sports

The OHS football team played West Point on November 27 in the North Half Championship.  The OHS Chargers was victorious with a score of 35-7.  This win puts the OHS football team in the state championship on Saturday, December 5th.

OHS Football vs Germantown

OHS Football vs Germantown

Rachel Spragins
December 1, 2015
Filed under Photos, Sports, Uncategorized

The Oxford High School Football team played Germantown on November 20. The Charger won with a score of 40-33. This victory placed them in the North Half Championship.

Chargers crash Wave again, head to state again

Chargers crash Wave again, head to state again

Jared Redding
November 30, 2015
Filed under Sports

  OXFORD – The West Point High Green Wave knew before the season started that the road to the state championship game ran through Oxford. They were heading that way until they drove straight into a wall, also known as the Charger defense. The Chargers knocked off the Green Wave 35-7 in Frid...

Late drive lifts Chargers over Mavericks in quarterfinals

Late drive lifts Chargers over Mavericks in quarterfinals

Jared Redding
November 23, 2015
Filed under Sports

OXFORD – With just under three minutes left in the game, it seemed like the clock was ticking on Johnny Hill’s long coaching career. His senior-laden offense made sure to extend his career at least another week. A last minute touchdown kept the Chargers’ state title hopes alive, allowing them to p...

Chargers come back, survive scare from Vicksburg

Chargers come back, survive scare from Vicksburg

Jared Redding
November 16, 2015
Filed under Sports

OXFORD – OHS head coach Johnny Hill had one final game facing his rival from back in his coaching days at Warren Central.  He ended Vicksburg High’s 2015 campaign before his own career finished. The No. 1-seeded Oxford High Chargers defeated the No. 4-seeded Gators 35-21 to keep their season aliv...

Future diamond Rebels make it official (photo gallery)

Future diamond Rebels make it official (photo gallery)

Davis McCool
November 11, 2015
Filed under News, Sports, Uncategorized

Oxford High baseball's tremendous senior class recently put the icing on the cake for their respective careers to come. Grae Kessinger, Jason Barber, Thomas Dillard and Houston Roth signed their NCAA letters of intent to play baseball at the University of Mississippi on Wednesday. The four make up one...

Chargers ace Wildcats in season-opener to remain unbeaten at home

Chargers ace Wildcats in season-opener to remain unbeaten at home

Davis McCool
November 11, 2015
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The Oxford High Chargers boys hoops team remained undefeated in their home gym on Tuesday night, which featured a refreshing season opener against one of the best teams in the state, per boys head coach Drew Tyler. The Charger boys team, led by a powerful perimeter attack, managed to score 72 on a quality...

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