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Oxford falls to Starkville in Little Egg Bowl

Oxford falls to Starkville in Little Egg Bowl

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

August 29, 2016


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OXFORD - The Starkville Yellowjackets found a way to win, even with 224 yards worth of penalties. The Yellowjackets defeated the Oxford Chargers 28-16 to win the fourth annual Little Egg Bowl.  This was the third year in a row for Starkville to do so.  Even in defeat, OHS head coach Chris Cutcliffe...

The Season: Oxford Football – Episode One

The Season: Oxford Football – Episode One

August 26, 2016


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https://youtu.be/piuwcBt2bNA

Cutcliffe era begins with comeback victory over Southaven

Cutcliffe era begins with comeback victory over Southaven

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

August 21, 2016


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SOUTHAVEN - For the first time since 2000, Johnny Hill was not on the sidelines coaching.  While head coach Chris Cutcliffe is the new head coach currently, his goal for his former school is nothing new, and that is winning. The Oxford Chargers rallied from 13 points down late in the third quarter...

Kendricks earns bronze medal at Rio Olympics

Kendricks earns bronze medal at Rio Olympics

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

August 15, 2016


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Oxford High School students and alumni can now say that they went to the same high school as an Olympic medalist. Oxford native Sam Kendricks represented his hometown well by earning the bronze medal in the Olympic men's pole vault finals last Monday with a height of 5.85 meters (19 feet 2 1/4 inches)....

Kendricks Support Spreads in Oxford

Kendricks Support Spreads in Oxford

Grant Daniels, Sports Writer

August 14, 2016


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Jump Sam Jump. The past week has been a big week for Oxford as its own Sam Kendricks competes in the pole vaulting competitions in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Students at Bramlett Elementary up to Oxford High School, as well as the elders of the community living at Brookdale assisted living...

Kendricks gets ready for Rio Olympics

Kendricks gets ready for Rio Olympics

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

August 12, 2016


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Faster, higher, stronger.  That is the Olympic motto and that is exactly what it took for Oxford High School alumnus Sam Kendricks to get to a stage that every athlete dreams about, competing at the Olympic games.  After jumping 19 feet and 4.75 inches and breaking the US Olympic Trials record, his...

Lady Chargers volleyball start season strong

Lady Chargers volleyball start season strong

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

August 10, 2016


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OXFORD — Coming off a historic season last season, the Oxford Lady Chargers volleyball team is primed for another playoff run.  Their season opener against the Lafayette Lady Commodores validated how good they can be this season. The Lady Chargers started off the season strong by sweeping the Lady...

News Release: 2016 Baseball Tryouts

News Release: 2016 Baseball Tryouts

August 2, 2016


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Oxford Charger Baseball Team Hosts Tryouts for the 2016-2017 Season on Saturday, August 6 Oxford, Mississippi—The Oxford Charger Baseball Team will host tryouts for the 2016-2017 season on Saturday, August 6, 2016, at Edwin Moak Field. Tryouts begin at 3 p.m., and all eligible incoming ninth thro...

OHS golf looks to future after state event

OHS golf looks to future after state event

Miranda Grayzel-Ward, Online Editor

May 26, 2016


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Despite a second-place finish at the MHSAA Class 5A state championship meet three weeks ago in Madison, Oxford High coach Steve Herring and his golfers came away from the Lake Caroline course feeling hopeful and confident about next year’s state championship. The 5A state championship came down to two t...

Like father, like son: Bianco heading to the bayou

Like father, like son: Bianco heading to the bayou

May 4, 2016


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15 years ago, Ole Miss Baseball Head Coach Mike Bianco and his wife, Cami, decided that that they didn’t want any of their boys playing for their dad. He is now seeing that wish in action. Oxford Charger second basemen and Bianco’s son, Drew Bianco, recently committed to play college ball at his...

Sports Production team wins Southeast EMMY®

Sports Production team wins Southeast EMMY®

Zoe Scruggs, staff writer

May 2, 2016


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One idea quickly turned into an EMMY® award-winning program. Last week, an idea that originated in the late spring of last year led to Oxford High sophomores Merrick McCool and Andrew Gardner receiving a student production EMMY® for a high school sports program from the Southeast EMMY® Chapter of the National A...

Gatlin has found starting role as senior (continued)

Gatlin has found starting role as senior (continued)

April 29, 2016


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At long last, Oxford baseball’s head coach, Chris Baughman, has finally found a man to fill his “black hole.” Following a season-ending shoulder injury to junior Ben Bianco, Oxford’s rock solid lineup experienced a turn for the worst. “Obviously, when Ben went down, offensively, we lost...

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