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Game Preview: Desoto Central Jaguars (3-3) at Oxford Chargers (5-1)

Game Preview: Desoto Central Jaguars (3-3) at Oxford Chargers (5-1)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2019

Last week’s MVP: DB Scott Norphlet (10 Tkl, 1 PD) For their homecoming night, the Oxford Chargers will be hosting the 3-3 Desoto Central Jaguars on Thursday night.  Oxford is coming off of a 21-3 win over Lewisburg where the offense struggled greatly.  The Jaguars lost to last year’s 6A champion...

Teacher Feature of the Month: Q&A with Xin Shi

Teacher Feature of the Month: Q&A with Xin Shi

Heath Stevens, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

The Charger staff sat down with Chinese teacher Xin Shi, who is new to the district this year, to learn more about her life and her transition from living in China to living in America. Q: Where were you born? A: I was born in China. In a city called Dalian. It's a seashore city. Q: What was yo...

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (4-1) at Lewisburg Patriots (2-3)

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (4-1) at Lewisburg Patriots (2-3)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2019

Last week’s MVP: QB John Meagher (246 YDS, 5 TD) Coming off of a blowout win against Southaven, the Oxford Chargers will travel north to play against the Lewisburg Patriots. Lewisburg lost last week’s matchup against Horn Lake 21-3.  This is the Patriot’s first year in 6A, after going 2-9 in ...

Six OHS seniors discuss climate change with representative for Mississippi Representative Trent Kelly

Six OHS seniors discuss climate change with representative for Mississippi Representative Trent Kelly

Grace Logan, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

All around the world, thousands of people and young adults protested climate change as the United Nations Climate Action Summit took place in New York City. As the world protested, six OHS students took action and participated in a meeting with a representative for Mississippi Representative Trent Kelly.  ...

Former OHS and Ole Miss wide receiver D.K. Metcalf has strong NFL start

Former OHS and Ole Miss wide receiver D.K. Metcalf has strong NFL start

Aidan Patel, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

On April 26, 2019, former Oxford Charger and Ole Miss Rebel Wide Receiver D.K. Metcalf was drafted in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft. The Seattle Seahawks selected him with the 64th overall pick.  Metcalf, who played football for OHS from 2012 through 2016 and 49 games, recorded 224 receptions f...

Scholastic Institute provides opportunities for students

Scholastic Institute provides opportunities for students

Hayden Walker, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

This year, OHS is offering a new dual enrollment program for juniors and seniors called the Scholastic Institute. Currently, there are 13 students taking classes at both OHS and Northwest Community College. Dr. Steve Hurdle, former principal at OIS, is spearheading the new program. “The Scholastic...

Game Preview: Southaven Chargers (1-3) at Oxford Chargers (3-1)

Game Preview: Southaven Chargers (1-3) at Oxford Chargers (3-1)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2019

Last week’s MVP: LB Tristan Shorter (5 Tkl, 1 TFL, 1 PD, 1 Pick Six) For the second Charger vs. Charger matchup of the season, the Oxford Chargers will be host to the Southaven Chargers on Friday night. Oxford comes in riding a two game winning streak after a dominant performance over their rival ...

Ice Raids show racism at its core

Ice Raids show racism at its core

Lauren Bial, Associate Editor, Opinions Editor

September 18, 2019

While the children of immigrants settled in to their first day of school, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, also known as ICE, raided a Koch Foods factory and multiple Peco Foods factories. 680 immigrants were arrested, many of whom with children. Suddenly, many children were left with no guardian....

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (2-1) at Lafayette Commodores (3-0)

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (2-1) at Lafayette Commodores (3-0)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2019

Last week’s MVP: ATH JJ Pegues (111 YDS, 2 TD) For the 2019 “Crosstown Classic,” the Oxford Chargers will travel across town to William L. Buford Stadium to play the undefeated Lafayette Commodores. Both teams are coming off of wins as the Commodores beat Horn Lake 28-14 and the Chargers defeat...

OHS Choir and Debate teams become classified as sports teams

OHS Choir and Debate teams become classified as sports teams

Jake Kamman, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

Recently, the OHS Choir and Debate teams have become classified as sports teams for their upcoming seasons this year. The changes aren’t drastic, but there are changes that were made to the two new teams. “What has changed is the stuff we have to do,” junior Debate member Jackson Scruggs said....

Game Preview: Grenada Chargers (2-0) at Oxford Chargers (1-1)

Game Preview: Grenada Chargers (2-0) at Oxford Chargers (1-1)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2019

Last week’s MVP: DL Jeremiah Pomerlee (4 Sacks, 1 TFL) Grenada and Oxford will be facing off in Oxford this Friday night. The red and blue Chargers from Grenada are coming off of a 31-14 win over Hernando. Oxford had a disappointing 45-17 loss against Starkville last Friday. Last year, Oxford blew o...

Teacher Feature of the Month: Q&A with Kevin Jones

Teacher Feature of the Month: Q&A with Kevin Jones

Ada Grace Perry, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

The Charger staff sat down with new Art Teacher Kevin Jones to learn more about his life and his transition to Oxford. Q: Where are you originally from? A: I’m originally from Hernando. Q: Did you just move to Oxford? If not, how long have you lived here? A: I did. I just moved here because of...

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