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

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

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....

Game Preview: Hernando Tigers (2-7) at Oxford Chargers (8-1)

Game Preview: Hernando Tigers (2-7) at Oxford Chargers (8-1)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2019

Last week’s MVP: Javian Gipson-Holmes (5 Tkl, 2 Int) The Oxford Chargers will be hosting the Hernando Tigers for their senior night.  The Chargers are coming off of a hard-fought, 10-0 win against Olive Branch.  The Tigers, who have no division wins on the year, were shut out by Horn Lake last we...

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (6-1) at Olive Branch Conquistadors (6-2)

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (6-1) at Olive Branch Conquistadors (6-2)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2019

Last week’s MVP: LB Dude Person (8 Tkl, 1 Int) In the biggest division matchup of the year to date, the two undefeated teams in 6A Region 1 are facing off against each other in Olive Branch. The Olive Branch Conquistadors defeated the Southaven Chargers last week 38-14.  The Chargers won a defensive struggle agai...

Class of 2020 wins 2019 Homecoming powderpuff championship

Class of 2020 wins 2019 Homecoming powderpuff championship

Hayden Walker, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

The Homecoming powderpuff game returned this year with the class of 2020 winning the championship on Oct. 9.  The sophomores and seniors advanced to the final match, where the seniors won 15-12. Senior Kurre Luber, one of the seniors’ coaches, said the sophomores gave them a run for their money...

Mississippi native pursues musical dream, unsure of future

Mississippi native pursues musical dream, unsure of future

Ellis Farese, Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2019

Andrew Newman is beginning his senior year at Ole Miss, but his college extracurriculars have been pretty different from most other students. Newman writes and produces his songs under the name “Lo Noom” and has played venues in Oxford such as Proud Larry’s, Lost Dog Coffee, and the m...

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (6-1) at Horn Lake Eagles (3-4)

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (6-1) at Horn Lake Eagles (3-4)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2019

Last week’s MVP: QB John Meagher (172 YDS, 4 TD) The Oxford Chargers will be traveling north to Horn Lake to take on the defending 6A state champions, the Horn Lake Eagles. The Chargers are coming off of a blowout win at home against Desoto Central, 51-6. The Eagles fared worse last week, losing...

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...

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