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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

Sophomore Grace, Tatum, Brad and senior Luke Freeman pose for a family picture in Wyoming during the holidays. The Freeman family has a history of participating in Oxford sports 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

Superintendent Brian Harvey, OHS Biology teacher Sarah Robinson, OHS Principal Noah Hamilton, Cory Franks, and David Brevard, the CEO of B and B Concrete, smile with Robinson's awards. Robinson was awarded OHS and OSD Teacher of the Year at a new luncheon held by Oxford community members and donors.

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)

The Chargers' defense lines up against the Warren Central Vikings. The Chargers traveled to Hattiesburg to play in their first 6A Championship game.

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

Seniors JJ Pegues, Kiyon Williams, Dude Person, John Meagher and Javian Gipson-Holmes line up before the coin toss for their game against Starkville. The Chargers won the game 25-16 and will play the Oak Grove Warriors in the 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)

Junior Jack Tannehill prepares to kickoff against Lafayette earlier in the season. Tannehill is a perfect 36-for-36 on extra point attempts this season.

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...

French Club returns with new leadership team, conversational group

Junior Paula Garcia Serrano and seniors Addison Murphey and Seth Meintasis talk to French teacher Chelsea Winnick in French during French Conversational Group. The conversational group was put together to help students practice and become more comfortable speaking French.

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)

Seniors KJ Wadley and John Meagher look to the sideline during the Chargers' game against Northwest Rankin earlier in the season. This year, the Chargers have the second ever 6A playoff berth and will host Warren Central.

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

Members of the OHS Girls' Soccer Team smile and stand around seniors Maria Jones and Kathleen Myers. Jones and Myers both participated in College Signing Day on Nov. 13.

Rosie Frugé, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

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

History teacher Daniel Parrish and his wife Lana Parrish smile in front of Wrigley Field. Daniel Parrish teaches history and coaches baseball for OHS.

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 ...

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (9-1) at Tupelo Golden Wave (7-3)

Seniors JJ Pegues, Kiyon Williams, Dude Person, John Meagher and Javian Gipson-Holmes line up before the coin toss for their game against Northwest Rankin, which the Chargers won 43-7. The Chargers held their senior night last week and won against Hernando with a score of 36-6.

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2019

Last week’s MVP: DB Byron “Tank” Pearson (5 Tkl, 2 Int, 4 PD, 24 Yds) In the penultimate game of the regular season, the Chargers will travel to the blue turf field of the Tupelo Golden Wave on Friday night. This matchup will decide the final ranking of the division, which Oxford currently leads....

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