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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


Filed under News, Sports

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


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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...

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


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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...

Game Preview: Lafayette Commodores (3-0) at Oxford Chargers (1-1)

Game Preview: Lafayette Commodores (3-0) at Oxford Chargers (1-1)

Walker Bailey, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


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The Lafayette Commodores travel the short distance to take on the Oxford Chargers in the annual “Crosstown Classic” rivalry game. Lafayette comes in having won their first three games including last weeks 33-14 win over North Panola. Oxford comes in with a 1-1 record after last weeks impressive 39-0...

Oxford golf uses record breaking second round to win state championship

Oxford golf uses record breaking second round to win state championship

Grant Daniels, Sports Editor

May 4, 2018


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  The Oxford Charger golf team came away victorious in the 6A state championship at Lake Caroline Golf Club in Madison, Miss. on Wednesday and Thursday. Over the two days, Oxford compiled a school-record score of 585 (+9), beating second-place Northwest Rankin by 14 strokes who shot 599 (+23). Juniors...

Oxford tennis state championship streak ends at 10, Chargers fall to Madison Central

Oxford tennis state championship streak ends at 10, Chargers fall to Madison Central

Grant Daniels, Sports Editor

April 20, 2018


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The streak is over. After winning ten consecutive state championships, the Oxford Charger tennis team was eliminated in the second round by Madison Central, 5-2, on Thursday at John Leslie Tennis Courts. The loss marked the first ever playoff loss for the Oxford tennis team. The Chargers finished the...

Girls’ soccer seniors commit to play at next level

Girls’ soccer seniors commit to play at next level

Grace Logan, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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Seniors Addison Mills, Grace Joyce, and Ally Shinall all signed to continue their soccer careers at the junior college and collegiate level. Mills signed with Delta State University while both Joyce and Shinall committed to Itawamba Community College to play soccer. “I am really excited because...

Three seniors sign to play college soccer

Three seniors sign to play college soccer

Preston Hooker, Sports Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Home, Sports, Uncategorized

On Friday, seniors Josh Fulton, Keaton Calhoon, and Davis Carwyle made the decision to further their soccer careers by signing to play college soccer. Fulton and Calhoon signed with Mississippi College, and Carwyle signed with Northwest Community College. For Calhoon, proximity and the opportunity...

Lady Chargers soccer fall to Madison Central in opening round of playoffs

Lady Chargers soccer fall to Madison Central in opening round of playoffs

Walker Bailey, Sports Writer

February 7, 2018


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The Oxford Lady Chargers soccer season has come to a close. After two periods of extra time and almost two golden goals the Lady Chargers fell to Madison Central 3-2 in the first round of playoffs. The team finished the season with a record of 15-7-1. “6A was a lot more physical,” head coach Hunter...

Super Bowl 52 Picks

Grant Daniels, Sports Editor

February 4, 2018


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The Season: Oxford Basketball – Episode One (2018)

The Season: Oxford Basketball – Episode One (2018)

February 2, 2018


Filed under Home, Sports, Sports Productions

A look behind the scenes of the Oxford High School Basketball team. Follow the team on their trip to Memphis as well as coach Tyler's 500th win vs Tupelo in this edition of "The Season." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=to2RBWhhLhU

More Than A Coach: The reality of living in the spotlight as the child of a coach

More Than A Coach: The reality of living in the spotlight as the child of a coach

Merrick McCool, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Home, Sports

Life is different with a coach as a father.  For many current and former students at Oxford High School, this is a reality. “It's my lifestyle. I’ve been born into it,” Ole Miss head basketball coach Andy Kennedy’s daughter, Kaitlyn Kennedy said, “It’s hard with adults and stuff watching...

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