STARKVILLE, Miss. – Roman Gregory scored four touchdowns and Oxford’s defense came up with a big stop late in the fourth quarter to lift the Chargers to a 42-35 road win over Starkville in the Little Egg Bowl rivalry Friday night.
It was Oxford’s first Little Egg Bowl victory since 2013 and it snapped Starkville’s 45-game winning streak at home.
Gregory finished the game with 116 yards rushing and nearly 300 all-purpose yards, including a 70-yard punt return for a touchdown.
It was the first loss for Starkville (8-1, 4-1), while Oxford improved to 6-3 and 4-1 in district play.
At halftime Starkville honored the Class of 1971, the first integrated class at Starkville High School.
Here are photos from the game and the halftime ceremony:
(All photos by Austin Frayser)