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Freeman family has legacy of athletes in Oxford programs

Sophomore Grace, Tatum, Brad and senior Luke Freeman pose for a family picture in Wyoming during the holidays. The Freeman family has a history of participating in Oxford sports programs.

Grace Logan, Sports Editor

February 3, 2020

Oxford is the home of many athletes and has had many families play for the Chargers. One family in particular is the Freeman family. Father Brad, senior Luke and sophomore Grace have all worn the Oxford jersey in some form or another. “I spent my entirety  of my high school career in athletics,” Brad ...

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (13-1) at Oak Grove Warriors (11-3)

The Chargers' defense lines up against the Warren Central Vikings. The Chargers traveled to Hattiesburg to play in their first 6A Championship game.

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2019

Last week’s MVP: DL Jeremiah Pomerlee (3 Tot Tkl, 2 Sacks, 1 Fmb Rec, 1 TD) The Oxford Chargers and Oak Grove Warriors are facing off in the 6A MHSAA State Championship game in Hattiesburg. Oak Grove will get to stay home for this championship  whereas the Chargers will be making a four hour drive d...

Chargers defeat Starkville, advance to 6A State Championship

Seniors JJ Pegues, Kiyon Williams, Dude Person, John Meagher and Javian Gipson-Holmes line up before the coin toss for their game against Starkville. The Chargers won the game 25-16 and will play the Oak Grove Warriors in the 6A State Championship.

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2019

For the first time since 2015, the Oxford Charger football team is going to the state championship. The Chargers defeated the Starkville Yellowjackets 25-16 in the game for the North Half.  In the previous rounds, Oxford beat out the Warren Central Vikings and the South Panola Tigers. As it has ...

Game Preview: Starkville Yellowjackets (12-2) at Oxford Chargers (12-1)

Junior Jack Tannehill prepares to kickoff against Lafayette earlier in the season. Tannehill is a perfect 36-for-36 on extra point attempts this season.

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2019

Last week’s MVP: ATH JJ Pegues (151 Yds, 1 TD) This year’s MHSAA 6A North Half Championship will feature the Oxford Chargers hosting the Starkville Yellowjackets for another edition of “The Little Egg Bowl,” a day after the Mississippi State Bulldogs won the real Egg Bowl. The Yellowjackets domina...

Game Preview: South Panola Tigers (12-1) at Oxford Chargers (11-1)

Senior quarterback John Meagher gets set to receive the snap in this year's Jamboree game against Charleston. In last week's playoff game, Meagher threw for 143 and ran for 45 yards.

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2019

Last week’s MVP: ATH JJ Pegues (116 Tot Yds, 2 Tot TD) For the second round of the MHSAA 6A playoffs the Oxford Chargers will host the South Panola Tigers on Friday night.  The Tigers won their first round matchup against Tupelo by a score of 39-23. Oxford dominated Warren Central for their first e...

Game Preview: Warren Central Vikings (6-5) at Oxford Chargers (10-1)

Seniors KJ Wadley and John Meagher look to the sideline during the Chargers' game against Northwest Rankin earlier in the season. This year, the Chargers have the second ever 6A playoff berth and will host Warren Central.

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2019

Last week’s MVP: ATH JJ Pegues (97 Tot Yds, 2 TD) Oxford’s second ever 6A playoff berth will feature the Chargers hosting the Warren Central Vikings on Friday. The Chargers defeated division rivals Tupelo last week 14-3, while the Vikings were dominated by South Panola 35-6. In last season’s Red Ca...

2019-2020 College Signing Day

Members of the OHS Girls' Soccer Team smile and stand around seniors Maria Jones and Kathleen Myers. Jones and Myers both participated in College Signing Day on Nov. 13.

Rosie Frugé, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (9-1) at Tupelo Golden Wave (7-3)

Seniors JJ Pegues, Kiyon Williams, Dude Person, John Meagher and Javian Gipson-Holmes line up before the coin toss for their game against Northwest Rankin, which the Chargers won 43-7. The Chargers held their senior night last week and won against Hernando with a score of 36-6.

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2019

Last week’s MVP: DB Byron “Tank” Pearson (5 Tkl, 2 Int, 4 PD, 24 Yds) In the penultimate game of the regular season, the Chargers will travel to the blue turf field of the Tupelo Golden Wave on Friday night. This matchup will decide the final ranking of the division, which Oxford currently leads....

Game Preview: Hernando Tigers (2-7) at Oxford Chargers (8-1)

Senior Aubrey Bishop holds the ball while junior Jack Tannehill kicks a field goal. Bishop has a single PAT made this season

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2019

Last week’s MVP: Javian Gipson-Holmes (5 Tkl, 2 Int) The Oxford Chargers will be hosting the Hernando Tigers for their senior night.  The Chargers are coming off of a hard-fought, 10-0 win against Olive Branch.  The Tigers, who have no division wins on the year, were shut out by Horn Lake last we...

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (6-1) at Olive Branch Conquistadors (6-2)

Senior JJ Pegues runs for a touchdown in this season's jamboree against Charleston. Pegues has nine total touchdowns in his senior campaign.

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2019

Last week’s MVP: LB Dude Person (8 Tkl, 1 Int) In the biggest division matchup of the year to date, the two undefeated teams in 6A Region 1 are facing off against each other in Olive Branch. The Olive Branch Conquistadors defeated the Southaven Chargers last week 38-14.  The Chargers won a defensive struggle agai...

Class of 2020 wins 2019 Homecoming powderpuff championship

The class of 2020 celebrates after winning the 2019 Homecoming Powderpuff championship. The seniors beat the sophomores 15-12.

Hayden Walker, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

The Homecoming powderpuff game returned this year with the class of 2020 winning the championship on Oct. 9.  The sophomores and seniors advanced to the final match, where the seniors won 15-12. Senior Kurre Luber, one of the seniors’ coaches, said the sophomores gave them a run for their money...

Game Preview: Oxford Chargers (6-1) at Horn Lake Eagles (3-4)

Senior defensive lineman Jeremiah Pomerlee lines up against the Starkville offensive line in last year's loss to Starkville. Pomerlee finished the 2018 season with three sacks, a number which he has already broken this year.

Edward Brown, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2019

Last week’s MVP: QB John Meagher (172 YDS, 4 TD) The Oxford Chargers will be traveling north to Horn Lake to take on the defending 6A state champions, the Horn Lake Eagles. The Chargers are coming off of a blowout win at home against Desoto Central, 51-6. The Eagles fared worse last week, losing...

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