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Everything you need to know about Super Bowl 50

Everything you need to know about Super Bowl 50

Jessica Todd, Sports Staff Writer
February 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

In case you missed the blowout game that happened last Sunday, February 7th, the main take away was that the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers, 24 to 10. The Bronco's win was well deserved, having lost the Super Bowl to the Seattle Seahawks just two years before. They truly showed how...

Toughness Shows In Comeback Victory

Kevin Kilgour, Staff Writer
February 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

In what was arguably the most entertaining game of the season thus far for the Oxford College Men’s basketball team, the Eagles managed to overcome a 19 point deficit in a stunning victory over Southern Crescent Technical College, winning by a score of 89-87 at home Thursday night. Down 15 to 34...

In case you missed it…

Kevin Kilgour
January 25, 2016
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Here are a few highlights from the sporting world over the break: When the last Spokesman came out, the Warriors were still undefeated.  They aren't anymore.  They lost not just once, but a whopping four times.  Mind-blowing. Insert some comment about the 95-96 Bulls here. But yes, the Warrior...

Eagles Come Together, End Six-Game Skid

Kevin Kilgour, Staff Writer
December 7, 2015
Filed under Sports

In desperate need of a win, the Eagles came up big on Friday night in their matchup against the LaGrange College Reserve Squad, winning with a score of 93-70 and bringing an end to a painful five-game losing streak. Oxford is now 6-6 on the season. Coming off the heels of a tough loss Wednesday night...

Eagles Rise, Take Second at Nationals

Eagles Rise, Take Second at Nationals

Kevin Kilgour, Staff Writer
November 16, 2015
Filed under Sports

An exciting week and an incredible season came to a close yesterday for the Oxford Women’s soccer team, as they fell 1-0 to Brookdale Community College in the NJCAA Division III National Championship game. The Eagles proudly bring home a National Runner-up trophy and finish the season with an incredible 18-1-1 record. Fo...

Men’s Basketball Team Beats Record

Men’s Basketball Team Beats Record

Meredith Broyles, Sports Editor
November 9, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

On Wednesday night, the Men’s basketball team defeated the Georgia Highlands Club Team 124-72. The Eagle’s broke the Oxford record for total points scored, which was previously held by the 2011-2012 team with 113 points. Sophomore Tony Patrick commented on the record-breaking total saying, “It's no...

Relatively Great; Perpetually Mediocre

Relatively Great; Perpetually Mediocre

Kevin Kilgour, Staff Writer
November 7, 2015
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

On paper, things have never looked better for the Atlanta Hawks. Coming off a season in which the Hawks finished with their best record in franchise history since 1946 and made it to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since the conference’s inception in the 1970 season, it would seem...

Oxford Women’s Soccer Advances To Nationals

Oxford Women’s Soccer Advances To Nationals

Jessica Todd, Treasurer, Sports Staff Writer
November 2, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday night, the Women's soccer team arrived in Maryland as the number one seat for the regional tournament, already advancing them past the first round. In the semifinals game at regionals, they continued their 16-0 winning streak with a 1-0 win. Sophomore Rebecca Head scored a 30-yard shot...

Men’s and Women’s Soccer Honor Sophomores at Final Home Games

Men’s and Women’s Soccer Honor Sophomores at Final Home Games

Jessica Todd, Treasurer, Sports Staff Writer
October 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

In case you were too caught up with exams or lab practicals, the Men’s Soccer Team won 5-2 on Thursday night against Liberty FC. Since it was their sophomore night, all of the players on the team were pumped and ready to give this game all of their effort. It was a slow start up for our Oxford Eagles,...

Women’s Tennis Crowned Champions

Women’s Tennis Crowned Champions

Kevin Kilgour, Staff Writer
October 26, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After a highly successful season last year ending with a second place finish at nationals, the Women’s Tennis team continued to build upon their success this year, taking first place at the NJCAA Division III Women’s Tennis National Championships held in Peachtree City, GA this past weekend. Ra...

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