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Indoor track teams start season on high note

Indoor track teams start season on high note

Cailyn Brock, Sports Writer

December 11, 2016


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Oxford High School’s indoor track teams traveled to Birmingham, AL, to compete in the 2016 Magic City Invitational on December 3 to begin their season. The results reflected the hard work that the team put in as the boys place second overall to Winfield and the girls come in third. The top finishers...

Lady Chargers soccer off to impressive start

Lady Chargers soccer off to impressive start

Grant Daniels, Sports Writer

November 30, 2016


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Oxford girls soccer is underway as the red hot Chargers are off to an impressive 6-0 start under second year head coach Hunter Crane. In the start, they have absolutely dominated the competition thus far, scoring a total of 31 goals, averaging 5.2 goals per game while giving up just two goals all year...

Green Wave blank Chargers in playoffs

Green Wave blank Chargers in playoffs

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

November 21, 2016


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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...

Week 12 College Football Picks

Grant Daniels, Sports Writer

November 18, 2016


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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...

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...

Week 11 College Football Picks

Grant Daniels, Sports Writer

November 11, 2016


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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...

Chargers fall to Gators in season finale

Chargers fall to Gators in season finale

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

November 6, 2016


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LAKE CORMORANT — Both teams punched their tickets to the playoffs prior to this game, so what was on the line? A No. 2 playoff seed and a home first round game was on the line. The Lake Cormorant Gators will stay at home for the first round of the playoffs. The Gators used a strong second half to...

Week 10 College Football Picks

Grant Daniels, Sports Writer

November 3, 2016


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