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Oxford Swim places third at state swim meet

Oxford Swim places third at state swim meet

Ellis Farese, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Home, Sports

The 6A State Championship meet for the OHS swim team was Oct. 27, and both the boys’ and girls’ team came in fourth, which led to a third place victory overall for the team. “This past weekend, we had the State Championship in Tupelo, and that was our final meet of the season. To get there,...

Tory Lanez exceeds wildest expectations with fantastic new album ‘Love Me Now’

Tory Lanez exceeds wildest expectations with fantastic new album ‘Love Me Now’

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Home

Canadian-born rapper and singer Tory Lanez, while unfortunately underrated, is no stranger to the rap game. He has released two studio albums, I Told You and Memories Don’t Die, as well as a plethora of mixtapes, including four installments of his Chixtape series, a collection of romantic R&B ...

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (7-2) at Hernando Tigers (3-6)

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (7-2) at Hernando Tigers (3-6)

Edward Brown, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Home, Sports

The Oxford Chargers will travel to Hernando for their second to last division game of the season. Oxford is coming off of a bounce back 42-6 win against Columbus last Friday and sit at second in the division. Hernando is 3-6 on the season and were defeated last week by division leaders Horn Lake 37-16....

Game Preview: Columbus Falcons (0-8) at Oxford Chargers (6-2)

Game Preview: Columbus Falcons (0-8) at Oxford Chargers (6-2)

Edward Brown, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Home, Sports

Oxford and Columbus will play each other for the second year in a row at Bobby Holcomb field in Oxford.  Oxford is coming off a disappointing 28-17 loss to the Horn Lake Eagles, whereas Columbus is yet to win a single game this year under new head coach Eric Rice.  In last year’s matchup, Oxford...

Game Preview: Horn Lake Eagles (7-0) at Oxford Chargers (6-1)

Game Preview: Horn Lake Eagles (7-0) at Oxford Chargers (6-1)

Walker Bailey, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Home, Sports

Oxford and Horn Lake will take the field for a massive Region 1-6A tilt. Oxford stayed undefeated in region play with a 21-17 road win over Desoto Central last week. Horn Lake steamrolled Columbus 47-6. The Chargers won last year’s meeting 21-0. Players to watch: Oxford QB John Meagher: Meaghe...

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (5-1) at Desoto Central Jaguars (3-4)

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (5-1) at Desoto Central Jaguars (3-4)

Walker Bailey, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


Filed under Home, Sports

Oxford travels to Desoto County tonight to take on the Desoto Central Jaguars. The Chargers are coming off of a very impressive 35-21 win over South Panola. Desoto Central fell to Horn Lake last week by a score of 32-3. In last year’s meeting, Oxford defeated Desoto Central 21-7 at Bobby Holcomb Field. Players to...

Game Preview: South Panola Tigers (2-4) at Oxford Chargers (4-1)

Game Preview: South Panola Tigers (2-4) at Oxford Chargers (4-1)

Walker Bailey, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Home, Sports

South Panola comes in with a losing record, but has shown the ability to compete with some of the best teams in 6A football. Oxford comes in riding a four game winning streak after last week’s dominant win over Southaven. South Panola shut out the Chargers in last year’s meeting in Batesville and...

BREAKING NEWS: Arrest has been made in OHS break-in

BREAKING NEWS: Arrest has been made in OHS break-in

Eve Gershon, Features Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Home, News

An arrest has been made in the break-in at Oxford High School. Caleb Johnson, 20, from Millington, Tenn, was arrested on Sept. 27 on charges of burglary. According to a statement released by OPD, on Sunday, Sept. 23, at approximately 10:00AM, the Oxford Police Department responded to the Oxford...

Tiger Woods: Back and better than ever

Tiger Woods: Back and better than ever

Rosie Frugé, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Home, Opinions

With his 80th PGA Tour win last weekend in Atlanta, Tiger Woods is out of his “slump” and is back to playing the golf he was playing years ago. He has not won since 2013, and this was one for the books. Woods has continued to play after several surgeries, including four back, correcting issues...

Juniors hope to boost school spirit with introduction of ‘O-Men’

Juniors hope to boost school spirit with introduction of ‘O-Men’

Eli Solinger, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Home, News

OHS’s school spirit and student section has a new addition this year. The O-Men is a group of OHS male students, mostly in the class of 2020. They show school spirit around the school, especially at football games, but the group is in no way associated with the school. “We wanted to get the school...

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

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

Walker Bailey, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

Oxford and Southaven will open region play tonight on the campus of Southaven High School. Oxford rides a three game winning streak into this matchup while Southaven comes in having lost three of their first four games. Southaven won last years’ matchup 23-13. Players to watch: Oxford RB KJ ...

ImPACT concussion baseline testing a step in the right direction in the fight against concussions

ImPACT concussion baseline testing a step in the right direction in the fight against concussions

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Home, News, Sports

Starting this year, varsity athletes who play football, basketball or soccer will take the ImPACT (Immediate Post Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) assessment by the Mississippi Center for Health and Sports Performance. The ImPACT website describes it as a “concussion assessment tool that...

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