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Mysterious odor wafts through hallways

Mysterious odor wafts through hallways

February 29, 2016

OHS students, teachers and administrators alike have been victimized by the ghastly stench that has circumvented through the entire school. It is currently unclear when or where the whiff was first noticed, but is blatant that not one person within the walls of the school has escaped its clutches. The...

Former OHS OC hired at NWCC

Former OHS OC hired at NWCC

February 29, 2016

Stan Hill, Oxford's former offensive coordinator and son of former head coach Johnny Hill, was officially named to the same position at Northwest Community College on Monday morning. Hill has called plays for the Chargers for the last eight years, and had been classified as a para-proffessional employee...

Holli’s closing doors after nine years

Holli's closing doors after nine years

Davis McCool, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016

The bustling Oxford square can make or break a small business, and beloved ice cream and candy shop Holli’s Sweet Tooth is no exception to it’s madness. Holli’s nine-year legacy as the sweets capital of the square will officially come to a close following this year’s annual Double Decker Festival. Store...

UPDATE: Abraham de-committs from Tulane

UPDATE: Abraham de-committs from Tulane

Davis McCool

December 14, 2015

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

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

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...

Flex schedule vote passes; to be implemented second semester

Flex schedule vote passes; to be implemented second semester

Davis McCool

November 19, 2015

  By: Davis McCool & Matt Simpson OHS students will find themselves adjusting to a favorable new flex-schedule for the second semester, creating a break-up of the traditional eight class rotation. At Wednesday’s faculty meeting, all the teachers met to vote on the new schedule, which passed...

Future diamond Rebels make it official (photo gallery)

Future diamond Rebels make it official (photo gallery)

Davis McCool

November 11, 2015

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

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...

SEC Nation arrives at Ole Miss (photo gallery)

SEC Nation arrives at Ole Miss (photo gallery)

Davis McCool

November 10, 2015

SEC Nation, the SEC Network's college football pre-game show, recently showed up to show out in the Ole Miss Grove. Fans from all over flocked to witness Tim Tebow, Paul Finebaum and more debate over the eccentric SEC football season. photo credit: Davis McCool

Students encouraged to take active role in local election

Students encouraged to take active role in local election

Davis McCool

November 3, 2015

Election day is here, and that means it's time to head to the polls. Controversy has blanketed this current election, as nothing has been more talked about than Initiative 42. The initiative proposes increased funding for schools, but also gives the responsibility for that task to a federal judge. Partisan...

Kessinger, transfer Dillard show out on highest pedestal (continued)

Kessinger, transfer Dillard show out on highest pedestal (continued)

Davis McCool

October 2, 2015

If any Charger critics had any doubt about the top contender for a preseason ranking of No. 1 in the country, they don’t now. The annual Under Armour All-American Baseball game featured two Charger baseball players, seniors Grae Kessinger and Thomas Dillard. The selection committee for the nationally-televised...

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