Most high school football programs don't shy away from scheduling tough non-division action early in the season.
Oxford is one of those places.
The first four games for the Chargers are against Jackson Prep, Starkville, East Side and Lafayette.
It's the hope of Oxford head coach Johnny Hill that schedule will toughen up his squad.
"The only way you get better is play good competition," Hill said. "(Those) are pretty stout football teams. We've got our hands full, but that's the reason you play the game."
The Chargers opened the season with a 32-20 victory against Jackson Prep.
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