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Despite mounting tensions with Iran, no U.S. draft will occur

Despite mounting tensions with Iran, no U.S. draft will occur

Hayden Walker, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

After the assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani on Jan. 3 by a US-authorized missile strike, World War III memes started to trend all across social media. In response to Soleimani’s death, Iran launched missiles at U.S. military bas- es in Iraq on Jan. 7. As tensions between the...

Freeman family has legacy of athletes in Oxford programs

Freeman family has legacy of athletes in Oxford programs

Grace Logan, Sports Editor

February 3, 2020

Oxford is the home of many athletes and has had many families play for the Chargers. One family in particular is the Freeman family. Father Brad, senior Luke and sophomore Grace have all worn the Oxford jersey in some form or another. “I spent my entirety  of my high school career in athletics,” Brad ...

OHS alumna lands lead in Broadway musical

OHS alumna lands lead in Broadway musical

Ellis Farese, Entertainment Editor

February 3, 2020

Talent produced from Oxford High School has proven to range throughout every aspect one could imagine; academic achievements, athletic opportunities, and artistic endeavors. A new, very notable accomplishment of an OHS alumni can now be added to the list as Emma Pittman will be the new “Roxie Hart...

Robinson named OHS, OSD Teacher of the Year

Robinson named OHS, OSD Teacher of the Year

Grace Logan, Sports Editor

January 24, 2020

Oxford School District announced OHS and OSD Teacher of the Year as OHS Biology teacher Sarah Robinson at the new luncheon held by Oxford community members and donors. “I am very humbled to be nominated by my OHS colleagues for this award,” Robinson said. “I am honored to serve alongside an ...

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (13-1) at Oak Grove Warriors (11-3)

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (13-1) at Oak Grove Warriors (11-3)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2019

Last week’s MVP: DL Jeremiah Pomerlee (3 Tot Tkl, 2 Sacks, 1 Fmb Rec, 1 TD) The Oxford Chargers and Oak Grove Warriors are facing off in the 6A MHSAA State Championship game in Hattiesburg. Oak Grove will get to stay home for this championship  whereas the Chargers will be making a four hour drive d...

Chargers defeat Starkville, advance to 6A State Championship

Chargers defeat Starkville, advance to 6A State Championship

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2019

For the first time since 2015, the Oxford Charger football team is going to the state championship. The Chargers defeated the Starkville Yellowjackets 25-16 in the game for the North Half.  In the previous rounds, Oxford beat out the Warren Central Vikings and the South Panola Tigers. As it has ...

Game Preview: Starkville Yellowjackets (12-2) at Oxford Chargers (12-1)

Game Preview: Starkville Yellowjackets (12-2) at Oxford Chargers (12-1)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2019

Last week’s MVP: ATH JJ Pegues (151 Yds, 1 TD) This year’s MHSAA 6A North Half Championship will feature the Oxford Chargers hosting the Starkville Yellowjackets for another edition of “The Little Egg Bowl,” a day after the Mississippi State Bulldogs won the real Egg Bowl. The Yellowjackets domina...

Game Preview: South Panola Tigers (12-1) at Oxford Chargers (11-1)

Game Preview: South Panola Tigers (12-1) at Oxford Chargers (11-1)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2019

Last week’s MVP: ATH JJ Pegues (116 Tot Yds, 2 Tot TD) For the second round of the MHSAA 6A playoffs the Oxford Chargers will host the South Panola Tigers on Friday night.  The Tigers won their first round matchup against Tupelo by a score of 39-23. Oxford dominated Warren Central for their first e...

French Club returns with new leadership team, conversational group

French Club returns with new leadership team, conversational group

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Features Editor, Business Manager

November 19, 2019

The OHS French Club returns after two years of inactivity with a few changes, including a new leadership team, a conversational group and a look at different cultures. “French Club this year is going to be designed more engaging, more interactive,” French teacher Chelsea Winnick said. “We’re...

Game Preview: Warren Central Vikings (6-5) at Oxford Chargers (10-1)

Game Preview: Warren Central Vikings (6-5) at Oxford Chargers (10-1)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2019

Last week’s MVP: ATH JJ Pegues (97 Tot Yds, 2 TD) Oxford’s second ever 6A playoff berth will feature the Chargers hosting the Warren Central Vikings on Friday. The Chargers defeated division rivals Tupelo last week 14-3, while the Vikings were dominated by South Panola 35-6. In last season’s Red Ca...

2019-2020 College Signing Day

2019-2020 College Signing Day

Rosie Frugé, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Teacher Feature of the Month: Q&A with Daniel Parrish

Teacher Feature of the Month: Q&A with Daniel Parrish

Rosie Frugé, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

The Charger staff sat down with history teacher Daniel Parrish, who is also one of the Oxford High School Baseball coaches, to learn more about his life and his love for baseball.  Q: So, what are a few things you would tell someone who didn’t know you about yourself? A: Well, I grew up in ...

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