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Monday, May 4, 2015

Elisha Brassell

OHS’s latest powerlifiting title ‘a special thing’

Oxford’s lifters and coach had a good idea even before the final count was tallied. Six lifters helped the Chargers pile up 28 points in the morning session of Saturday’s MHSAA Class 5A powerlifting meet in Jackson. With four more lifters still to take their turn in the afternoon, it was going to be difficult for anybody to stop Oxford’s chase for another title (April 20, 2015, Page 6)

OHS boys powerlifting claim third straight state title

The Oxford High boys powerlifting team pulled off the three-peat. The Chargers made it back-to-back-to-back MHSAA Class 5A championships at the state meet Saturday in Jackson. Oxford finished with 44 total points as nine of the Chargers’ 10 lifters medaled in their respective weight classes. (April 19, 2015, Page 1B)

Oxford powerlifters aiming for three-peat at state meet

Oxford’s boys powerlifting team has some pieces missing from its recent state championship teams, but the Chargers are counting on their depth and experience to deliver yet another MHSAA Class 5A title. The Chargers will try to win their third straight state crown Saturday in Jackson and have the numbers to make them the favorite. Ten lifters qualified for the state meet at North Half last month, the most of any 5A team and the same number Oxford carried to Jackson last season. (April 17, 2015, Page 1B)

Oxford wins 5A North Half

For the third straight year, Oxford’s boys powerlifting team is tops in the North. (March 25, 2014, Page 8)

Chargers take first in Calhoun City

Oxford’s depth and strength showed in the first boys powerlifting meet of the season. (January 30, 2014, Page 9)

OHS runs away with 5A North Half title

For the second straight season, the Oxford Chargers are the Class 5A North Half champions in powerlifting. Oxford set a record in points (62) as seven of 12 lifters finished first overall in the meet held Saturday in the OHS gym. (more…) (March 4, 2013, Page 2B)

Chargers finish third in 5A meet

Led by a first-place finish from Clifton Smith in the super heavyweight division, the Oxford Chargers finished a school-best third place in Saturday’s Class 5A state meet. (more…) (April 16, 2012, Page 9)

OHS powerlifters claim 5A North Half title

A balanced lineup and effort that saw eight lifters advance to next month’s state meet also produced the Oxford Chargers’ first 5A North Half title in powerlifting Monday.

Oxford won the meet by totaling 47 points, 10 more than second-place finisher Hernando. (March 6, 2012, Page 6)

Chargers, Lady Chargers capture championships

The basketball court wasn’t the only place Oxford High dominated over the weekend.

The OHS powerlifting teams combined to have 13 first-place winners as both the Lady Chargers and Chargers won titles in meets held at the OMS gym. (more…) (February 20, 2012, Page 4B)

Several OHS boys finish in top 3 at Invitational

Oxford’s boys powerlifting team got its season off to a good start with six lifters  finishing in the top three at the Wildcat Invitational Meet in Calhoun City. (more…) (February 1, 2012, Page 7)

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