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Rock signs with UWA, puts injury behind him

Rock signs with UWA, puts injury behind him

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

April 15, 2017

Plenty of star power has been produced within the OHS track and cross country programs throughout their tradition rich history. One athlete among that star power recently made it official in order to compete at the next level. Rock signed with the University of West Alabama to continue his track and...

Hobson, Calhoon sign national letter of intent

Senior Maggee Hobson signs her national letter of intent. She was one of two student athletes to sign that day.

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

April 5, 2017

Two state champions and team leaders made it official on April 4 and signed with their future college teams. Maggee Hobson signed with Tennessee Wesleyan University to continue her volleyball career. The head coach of the Bulldogs made a big difference in her decision. “I’m in love with...

Column: Ole Miss will regret not giving Joiner offer

Column: Ole Miss will regret not giving Joiner offer

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

March 10, 2017

Players like OHS senior guard Jarkel Joiner do not come around very often. Cal State Bakersfield knew that, as well as other strong college basketball programs that offered Joiner scholarships, like TCU, Memphis, Iowa State and others. I guess Ole Miss, somehow, didn't get the memo about Joiner’s rare...

Chargers drop heartbreaker to Laurel in semifinals

Senior combo guard Terry Williams dribbles down the court. Williams finished the game with eight points.

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

March 8, 2017

JACKSON — For the first time since 2007, the Oxford Chargers found themselves on the doorstep of the state title game. A decade later, they again fell a game short. Turnovers and missed opportunities plagued the Chargers as they fell to the defending 5A champion Laurel Tornadoes 67-65 in the MHSAA...

OHS Football ready for tough 2017 schedule

Junior wide receiver Jaquan Webb snags the football over a Center Hill defender. Webb will once again start at wide receiver in 2017.

Grace Logan, Contributing Writer

February 17, 2017

The Oxford Charger football team recently released their schedule for 2017 season. The 2017 campaign will be Oxford’s first as a part of Mississippi’s highest classification, 6A. The Chargers will open the season with two games on the road at Vicksburg and Starkville before returning home September...

LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE: OHS boys, girls soccer teams clinch state title

The OHS boys soccer team hoists the golden ball after defeating West Jones.

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

February 7, 2017

MADISON — Oxford High School ruled 5A soccer when it was all said and done this past Saturday. The OHS boys and girls soccer teams were both crowned champions of 5A with wins in the state championship games played on the same day at Madison Central High School. The Lady Chargers capped off a...

Chargers, Lady Charger hoops knock off New Hope on senior night

Junior guard Calicia Zinn drives to the baseline guarded by a New Hope defender.

Grant Daniels, Sports Writer

February 4, 2017

The clean sweep on the hardwood was completed on Friday. The OHS boys and girls basketball team capped off senior night with victories, both were in come-from-behind fashion. The Lady Chargers topped the New Hope Lady Trojans, 51-48, improving to 9-16 on the season. The Chargers beat the Trojans,...

STATE BOUND: Both OHS soccer teams drop Germantown, advance to title game

Senior forward Neil Chandler dribbles the ball upfield.

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

February 1, 2017

OXFORD — A strong defensive effort proved to be the key for Oxford not once, but twice. On the same day, the Oxford Chargers and Lady Charger soccer teams hosted the Germantown Mavericks in the MHSAA 5A North State Final. On that same day, the home team was victorious. The undefeated Lady Chargers...

OHS football players sign National Letter of Intent

Senior D.Q. Thomas signs his National Letter of Intent to play football for MTSU next season.

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

February 1, 2017

OHS head football coach Chris Cutcliffe didn't shy away from starting off the OHS National Signing Day ceremony sharing the great accomplishments of his senior football players. On February 1, nine OHS football players signed their National Letter of Intent to go play football for their respective...

Lady Chargers blow past Center Hill, advance in playoffs

Freshman Morgan O'Connor dribbles the ball.

Cailyn Brock, Sports Writer

January 26, 2017

The Lady Chargers maintained their perfect record by defeating the Center Hill High School Mustangs in the first round of the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs on Tuesday. This was the second time this season that Oxford was victorious against Center Hill. “We played Center Hill once already,” head coach...

Column: Class of 2017 athletes have been something special

Nine student-athletes signed their National Letter of Intent in the OHS Library on Wednesday, November 9.

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

January 23, 2017

On May 26, 2017, senior student-athletes will walk across the stage, shake Principal Bradley Roberson’s hand, and receive a diploma from a school that has had their support both on the field of battle and in the classroom. When it is all said and done and after they throw their caps up in the air,...

OHS soccer teams have successful senior night

Freshman Mo O'Connor dribbles the ball.

Grant Daniels, Sports Writer

January 23, 2017

Senior night is complete for both the Oxford High School boys and girls soccer teams as the boys honored five seniors, Cole Calhoon, Neil Chandler, Sean Brown, Preston Huggins, and senior manager Ezra Holben. The girls honored six seniors: Anna Dennis, Kiara McNair, Michelle Reid, Bailey O’Connor,...

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