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Junior Jack Tannehill kicks the ball off as Senior Clay Cromwell runs to cover the kick against Charleston. Cromwell scored the first touchdown of the 21-6 Charger win last Friday night.

Game Preview: Northwest Rankin Cougars (0-1) at Oxford Chargers (1-0)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief August 21, 2019

For the second game of the season, the Northwest Rankin Cougars will travel north to Oxford for an early season matchup. As one of the most dominant teams in 6A last year, the Cougars will prove to be...

Quarterback John Meagher and Tight End J.J. Pegues look to the sideline for the play call in last year's Little Egg Bowl against Starkville. The 2019 Little Egg Bowl will take place on Aug. 30 in Starkville

Game Preview: Charleston Tigers (0-0) at Oxford Chargers (0-0)

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief August 14, 2019

The Oxford Chargers will play as host in the first football game of the season as the Charleston Tigers will travel to Oxford for the fall jamboree. The Chargers are coming off of a 9-3 season, in which...

Three little girls run after the soccer ball during an OPC soccer game. Different OPC sports run throughout the whole year.

OPC Youth Programs empower voices of youth

Rosie Frugé, Staff Writer August 12, 2019

All during the year in Oxford, MS, hundreds of children partake in youth programs through the Oxford Park Commission. Director Seth Gaines is in charge of keeping it all running smoothly. ”We have...

The Class of 2020 poses for a picture during their senior breakfast on the first day of school. The Class of 2020 graduates on May 15, 2020.

2019-2020 Senior Breakfast

Rosie Frugé, Staff Writer August 7, 2019

American Sign Language allows for better opportunities

American Sign Language allows for better opportunities

Nadeen Al-Ostaz, Junior Features Editor, Junior Business Manager April 25, 2019

Around the world many languages are spoken, ranging from Japanese to Arabic to English to Spanish. It has been scientifically proven that learning foreign languages allows different parts of the brain...

The winners of the National  Qualifying tournament smile and pose with their awards. OHS hosted the National Qualifying tournament on March 22-23.

OHS Debate Team hosts National Qualifying tournament, Cizdziel advances to nationals

Grace Logan, Sports Editor April 1, 2019

OHS Speech and Debate team hosted the National Qualifying tournament last weekend for the state of Mississippi. The team had much success with senior Siena Cizdziel continuing to nationals. “In each...

Alliance of American Football will be successful in opening year

Alliance of American Football will be successful in opening year

Edward Brown, Staff Writer March 27, 2019

Seven weeks into its inaugural season, the Alliance of American Football (AAF) has been a successful experiment so far in giving players the chance to play professional football. Many football players...

New show 'Shrill' relatable, coming-of-age tale

New show ‘Shrill’ relatable, coming-of-age tale

Klaria Holmes, Opinions Editor March 22, 2019

Hulu’s newest Hulu Original show, "Shrill," is quite possibly what mainstream America has been needing. The show, named after the book it’s adapted from, is the story of Annie, a full-figured journalist...

Broadcast Journalism teacher Keith Scruggs helps freshman Joel David Montgomery with one of the broadcast cameras. Scruggs has taught for six years, but this is his first year teaching at OHS.

Teacher Feature of the Month: Q&A with Keith Scruggs

Heath Stevens, Staff Writer March 21, 2019

The Charger staff sat down with Broadcast Journalism teacher Keith Scruggs, who has been teaching for six years, to learn more about his life and his transition from working at banks to teaching...

Media handles tragedies unprofessionally, often glorifying attacker

Media handles tragedies unprofessionally, often glorifying attacker

Lauren Bial, Associate Editor March 20, 2019

By the time the gunman began opening fire in a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, he had already released his lengthy manifesto and was now live-streaming the massacre through a body cam. The attack...

Unified Sports basketball team, Oxford Police Department officers, and the Unified Sports' referees stand and smile after their game. The game resulted in a tie with a score of 40-40 after game tying threes were scored in the final seconds.

OHS Unified Sports team vs. Oxford Police Department basketball game ends in tie

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer March 8, 2019

During lunch on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, members of the Oxford Police Department (OPD) took on the OHS Unified Sports basketball team in a bit of friendly competition. The OPD got off to a strong start,...

Members of the Mock trial team stand and smile with their awards from the state competition. The team placed fourth at the state competition on .

Mock trial team achieves goal, scores fourth place at state competition

Eve Gershon, Features Editor, Business Manager March 7, 2019

On March 1-2, the OHS mock trial team competed in the state competition and achieved fourth place overall. “Our case was a civil law suit about whether or not a high school baseball player intentionally...

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