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Tiger Woods: Back and better than ever

Tiger Woods: Back and better than ever

Rosie Frugé, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

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

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

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

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...

Crosstown Classic Pep Rally

Crosstown Classic Pep Rally

September 17, 2018

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (2-1) at Pontotoc Warriors (4-0)

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (2-1) at Pontotoc Warriors (4-0)

Walker Bailey, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

Oxford is coming off a thrilling 29-27 win over crosstown rival Lafayette. The Chargers will travel to play an undefeated Pontotoc Warriors team. The Warriors are coming off of a 48-8 win over Aberdeen. Players to watch: Pontotoc RB’s Gabe Harmon and Immanuel Vance: The two headed monster in the...

Hughes speaks to ninth grade classes about public speaking and leadership skills

Hughes speaks to ninth grade classes about public speaking and leadership skills

Edward Brown, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

Member of the Mississippi House of Representatives and Oxford citizen Jay Hughes came to speak to the ninth grade LeadWorthy classes on Sept. 13. Hughes was asked to come speak to the leadership classes about both public speaking and leadership skills. “The goal of me coming to speak was to try...

Ligon raises $15,000 to donate to Memory Makers Respite Day Services

Ligon raises $15,000 to donate to Memory Makers Respite Day Services

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

On Saturday, Aug. 11, OHS senior Jack Ligon hosted the second annual tennis tournament to raise money for Memory Makers, a respite day program in Oxford that provides socialization, refreshments and activities for people who are living with early to moderate memory loss due to Alzheimer’s or a related...

OSD holds the United Way Workplace Giving Campaign

OSD holds the United Way Workplace Giving Campaign

Eli Solinger, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

With OHS librarian Amanda Osborne’s help, OSD is having a fundraiser called the United Way Workplace Giving Campaign, for the library through Sept. 13. Only OHS teachers can donate to the fundraiser. This campaign will help build out school library. “We have this campaign every year, and this...

Sexism is not the problem, Serena, you are

Sexism is not the problem, Serena, you are

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018

Tennis legend Serena Williams made headlines on Saturday, Sep. 8 with her outburst during the 2018 U.S. Women’s Open final versus 20-year-old phenom Naomi Osaka that eventually led to her being fined $17,000. Williams burst into a fiery rage after being assessed three penalties by chair umpire Carlos...

ROTC participates in annual 9/11 memorial run

ROTC participates in annual 9/11 memorial run

Grace Logan, Sports Editor

September 11, 2018

The OHS ROTC joined the Ole Miss ROTC programs in a three mile run to honor the fallen of the 9/11 attacks 17 years ago. “That run was to pay respect to the American lives that were lost 17 years ago today,” Major Brent Hampton said. “We are going to hold that run every year whether it is a...

Oxford Fire Department talks to Personal Leadership classes about leadership qualities

Oxford Fire Department talks to Personal Leadership classes about leadership qualities

Ellis Farese, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

Firemen from the Oxford Fire Department came to speak to the new ninth grade course, Personal Leadership, about leadership qualities in honor of 9/11 coming up on Tuesday. “Personal leadership is a new program, and it is pretty much teaching the kids social skills, interaction skills, and basically...

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