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Green Wave blank Chargers in playoffs

Green Wave blank Chargers in playoffs

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Home, Sports

OXFORD — The saying: “When it rains, it pours” was validated at Bobby Holcomb Field, metaphorically, and literally. A storm that swept across the state of Mississippi pushed back the kickoff time for one hour. The storm didn't dampen West Point’s determination to play at least  another week. The...

MHSAA Class 5A Football Playoff Preview: West Point at Oxford

MHSAA Class 5A Football Playoff Preview: West Point at Oxford

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

November 18, 2016


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Two 5A heavyweights collide on Friday, November 18 at Bobby Holcomb Field. The No. 3 seed Oxford Chargers are looking to make it back to the North Half Championship game for the fourth straight year, to do that, they will have to knock off the No. 1 seed West Point Green Wave, a physical and athletic...

Column: Trump will actually make America great again

Column: Trump will actually make America great again

Grant Daniels, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Home, Opinions

Election day has come and gone as we now have a non-politician, Donald Trump, who will be entering the White House after a landslide victory over Hillary Clinton. Finally, the American people will see change coming to Washington D.C with President-Elect Trump. Although brighter days are ahead for America,...

Column: President Trump will ruin America

Column: President Trump will ruin America

Klaria Holmes, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


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For some, the world as they knew it ended on November 8. For others, the world of their dreams was just beginning. Donald Trump has proven himself time and time again to be one of the most disrespectful, misogynistic, semi-racist, and closed-minded candidates that the US Presidential Election has...

Bomb Squad, OHS special teams play key role on football team

Bomb Squad, OHS special teams play key role on football team

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

November 15, 2016


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Special teams has played a significant role in the Chargers’ success in football, particularly in the past three seasons. They have scored points in clutch and not clutch situations, drastically changed the field position for the opposing team by punting, caught opponents off guard with tricks, or...

OHS knocks off Grenada, advances to second round playoffs

OHS knocks off Grenada, advances to second round playoffs

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

November 13, 2016


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GRENADA — For the first time since 2010, the Oxford Chargers didn't open the playoffs in the comfortable confines of Bobby Holcomb Field. That didn't change Oxford’s mindset one bit, and that is getting to play in Starkville in December. In a battle of Chargers, the Chargers from the north were...

Wizarding Walk welcomes witches and wizards to the magical world of reading

Wizarding Walk welcomes witches and wizards to the magical world of reading

Molly Archer, Staff Writer

November 13, 2016


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On Nov. 7, all witches and wizards of Oxford were invited to join in the first-ever Wizarding Walk at Avent Park, an event sponsored by the Lafayette County-Oxford-University Reads Coalition, the Lafayette County Literacy Council and other local organizations. Children and their parents were able...

OHS holds annual Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony

OHS holds annual Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony

Emma Scott, News Editor

November 11, 2016


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Yesterday, OHS held their annual Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony, an event that the school has organized since 1996. The beginning of the event included a description of the symbolic table that honored prisoners of war and those who went missing in action. “Everything there is symbolic,” 1st...

OHS student-athletes make decision official on signing day

OHS student-athletes make decision official on signing day

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

November 10, 2016


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Many student-athletes have signature wins, signature games, and signature moments throughout their high school careers. A select few student-athletes also have signatures awaiting them on a piece of paper on a special day in high school athletics. Nine senior student-athletes at OHS made their college...

OHS boys cross country win state title, girls finish second

OHS boys cross country win state title, girls finish second

Cailyn Brock, Sports Writer

November 9, 2016


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Oxford High School’s boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Clinton to compete for the state title on Saturday, November 5, at Choctaw Trails in Clinton, MS. Both teams had strong seasons with several top 10 and top 15 finishers at nearly every meet. Leading up to state, the teams practiced...

OHS votes Trump, students eye election

OHS votes Trump, students eye election

Davis McCool, Editor-In-Chief

November 8, 2016


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It’s been over a year and a half since Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination, kicking off the 2016 election cycle, and after months of turbulence, controversy, and everything imaginable, the campaign is finally coming to a close on election day. Major party candidates Hillary...

OHS student, lifelong Cubs fan witnesses history with World Series visit

OHS student, lifelong Cubs fan witnesses history with World Series visit

Davis McCool, Editor-In-Chief

November 3, 2016


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The Chicago Cubs, former victims of baseball’s longest title drought, recently made history with their first World Series win in 108 years, and one OHS student was there to be a part of it. Lifelong Cubs fan and junior Drew Bianco was surprised early Monday morning by his dad with a pair of tickets...

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