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Column: Class of 2017 athletes have been something special

Column: Class of 2017 athletes have been something special

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Sports

On May 26, 2017, senior student-athletes will walk across the stage, shake Principal Bradley Roberson’s hand, and receive a diploma from a school that has had their support both on the field of battle and in the classroom. When it is all said and done and after they throw their caps up in the air,...

OHS soccer teams have successful senior night

OHS soccer teams have successful senior night

Grant Daniels, Sports Writer

January 23, 2017


Filed under Sports

Senior night is complete for both the Oxford High School boys and girls soccer teams as the boys honored five seniors, Cole Calhoon, Neil Chandler, Sean Brown, Preston Huggins, and senior manager Ezra Holben. The girls honored six seniors: Anna Dennis, Kiara McNair, Michelle Reid, Bailey O’Connor,...

Grant’s CFP National Championship Picks

Grant Daniels, sports writer

January 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

Note from Editor regarding Nov/Dec issue, page 13

Jared Redding, Sports Editor

January 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

In the November/December edition of The Charger on page 13, a sports brief was written regarding the school’s swim team. The brief reads as follows: Sixteen OHS swimmers travelled to Tupelo to compete in the MHSAA Class II State Championship swim meet.  One of the main highlights of the meet ...

Grant’s Bowl Picks

Grant Daniels, staff writer

December 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

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Students rally behind two involved in accident

Students rally behind two involved in accident

Davis McCool, Editor-In-Chief

December 12, 2016


Filed under Home, News, Sports

In early November, two OHS students were involved in a one-car accident, landing both of them in the hospital for days and weeks, respectively. A half-removed pancreas, a removed spleen, bruised kidney, bruised lung, broken femur, broken nose, black eye, and a sprained ankle were just some of the...

Indoor track teams start season on high note

Indoor track teams start season on high note

Cailyn Brock, Sports Writer

December 11, 2016


Filed under Home, Sports

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


Filed under Home, Sports

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


Filed under Home, Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Home, Sports

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


Filed under Home, Sports

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...

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