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Euphoria: Lady Chargers win Class II Volleyball State Championship

The OHS Volleyball team hoists the golden ball after winning the MHSAA Class II State Championship.

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

October 30, 2016

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...

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

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

Senior Haley Caradine serves the ball against Corinth.

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

October 24, 2016

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

Hiram Wadlington breaks loose for a big run. Wadlington finished with 120 rushing yards

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

October 23, 2016

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...

Chargers’ ground game too much for Trojans on homecoming night

Hiram Wadlington runs the ball against the Trojan defense. The Chargers went on to beat the Trojans 31-13 in Friday night's Homecoming game.

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

October 16, 2016

OXFORD — The New Hope Trojans traveled about two hours north to Oxford to visit the Wonderful Wizard of Ox. The Chargers made sure that the Trojans left Bobby Holcomb Field empty handed on homecoming night. The Oxford Chargers took care of business defeating the New Hope Trojans 31-13 to win their...

Chargers roll over Patriots on road

Senior Kalin Brown celebrates with his teammates after scoring a touchdown.

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

October 10, 2016

OLIVE BRANCH —  Once again, the better team showed itself early and often Friday night. The Oxford Chargers pick up another dominant region win by defeating the Lewisburg Patriots 48-13. Offensively, the Chargers executed at a high level, something that has been an issue in the early part of the...

Chargers tame Tigers at home

Junior wide receiver Damarea Burt breaks a tackle from a Saltillo defender.

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

October 3, 2016

OXFORD — It didn’t take long to make clear who the better team was Friday night. The Oxford Chargers took care of business defeating the Saltillo Tigers 42-0. This win was head coach Chris Cutcliffe’s first win at Bobby Holcomb Field. The Chargers put together a complete victory all around,...

OHS ultimate frisbee club a fun after school activity

OHS ultimate frisbee club a fun after school activity

Caylin Brock, Sports Writer

September 26, 2016

In the fall of 2015, a club started at Oxford High School to allow students to show off their throwing and catching skills without much physical contact. First Sergeant David Leach started the ultimate frisbee club at OHS based on the interest of upper class students. This year is the second year...

Second half surge lifts Green Wave over Chargers

Senior safety D.Q. Thomas gets back into position after a West Point offensive play.

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

September 26, 2016

WEST POINT — The two most dominant region 1-5A teams the past seven years met each other right off the bat to start region play. The West Point Green Wave finally broke through a barrier that was unbreakable for three years. The Green Wave defeated the Oxford Chargers 22-8 in the region 1-5A opener....

OHS cross country teams compete at Saltillo Invitational

Senior Kyle Rock runs in the Saltillo Invitational 5K.

Cailyn Brock, Sports Writer

September 19, 2016

The road to state championship redemption ran through Saltillo on Saturday. The OHS boys and girls cross country team traveled to Saltillo for the Saltillo Invitational meet on September 17, finishing second place to Pearl. The top finishers for the boys varsity team were senior Kyle Rock, senior...

Chargers earn huge road win over Madison Central

Head coach Chris Cutcliffe talks to his team after the game.

September 5, 2016

MADISON — The Oxford Chargers once again played big against big competition, playing their third straight 6A opponent.  In the end, the Chargers came away with a big victory. The Chargers overcame the Madison Central Jaguars by earning a 21-17 win.  The Jaguars  took the No. 1 team in Mississippi,...

Cutcliffe era begins with comeback victory over Southaven

Junior wide receiver Barry Flowers lines up out wide before the snap.

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

August 21, 2016

SOUTHAVEN - For the first time since 2000, Johnny Hill was not on the sidelines coaching.  While head coach Chris Cutcliffe is the new head coach currently, his goal for his former school is nothing new, and that is winning. The Oxford Chargers rallied from 13 points down late in the third quarter...

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