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

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

Preston Hooker, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019


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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, building a 16 point lead in the first quarter. However, led by the lights out shooting of junior ...

O’Connor faces adversity, finds success in soccer

O’Connor faces adversity, finds success in soccer

Walker Bailey, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


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The last time senior Morgan O’Connor took the field for the Oxford Charger soccer team, she knew that it would be bittersweet. A former Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year, O’Connor faced many ups and downs throughout her high school soccer career. During her freshman year, her mother Jennifer was ...

Nash selected as finalist for National Tennis Coach of the Year

Nash selected as finalist for National Tennis Coach of the Year

Edward Brown, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


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Tennis coach Louis Nash has been selected as one of eight finalists for the National Tennis Coach of the Year by the National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA).  Nash was named as a nominee by the Mississippi Association of Coaches in September.  With this season being his nineteenth year...

Lady Chargers survive, advance, defeat Clinton 4-2

Lady Chargers survive, advance, defeat Clinton 4-2

Walker Bailey, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


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The Oxford Lady Chargers overcame multiple deficits to defeat the Clinton Arrows in extra time on Monday, Jan. 28. The Lady Chargers won 4-2 and overcame deficits of 1-0 and 2-1 to do so. “I think we continue to show that resilience that we’ve shown all year,” head coach Hunter Crane said. “I...

Game Preview: Madison Central Jaguars (8-3) at Oxford Chargers (9-2)

Game Preview: Madison Central Jaguars (8-3) at Oxford Chargers (9-2)

Walker Bailey, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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The Oxford Chargers will make their first appearance in Class 6A playoffs tonight against the Madison Central Jaguars. Oxford finished the regular season with a 33-13 win over Tupelo. Madison Central finished with a shortened 6-0 win over Greenville. We send our sincerest prayers and condolences to Greeneville’s...

Game Preview: Tupelo Golden Wave (7-3) at Oxford Chargers (8-2)

Game Preview: Tupelo Golden Wave (7-3) at Oxford Chargers (8-2)

Walker Bailey, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


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Oxford is coming into this one off of a bounce back 22-21 win over Hernando. Tupelo fell to region champion Horn Lake 35-10 last week. Tupelo won last year’s meeting by a score of 34-8. An Oxford win tonight would clinch the two seed in Region 1-6A and guarantee a home playoff game. Oxford can also...

Oxford Swim places third at state swim meet

Oxford Swim places third at state swim meet

Ellis Farese, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


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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,...

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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