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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 top Tupelo in 9th grade football

Oxford opened its 2011 season on the road with an 8-6 win over Tupelo. In a game described as a defensive struggle by head coach Jason Russell, the ninth-grade Chargers were able to go ahead of the Golden Wave thanks to a deep pass play and score from George Edwards. Michael McGee added the 2-point conversion for the difference in the contest. K.T. McCollins was credited with adding great run support from his cornerback spot, D.K. Hutchins and Courtland Barnes also had big games on defense.

The team returns to action Monday at home against Lafayette. Action gets underway at 5:30 p.m. (August 24, 2011, Page 8)

Oxford’s Terry Johnson wins state lifting crown

A strong finish in deadlift helped Oxford’s Terry Johnson cap a successful powerlifting career with an individual state championship on Saturday in the MHSAA’s Class 5A meet. Johnson clearly out-distanced his competition at this year’s meet by totaling 1,525 pounds, 240 pounds more than the second-place finisher, Pearl’s Chris Burleson.

For Johnson, who competed in the 308-pound weight class, the accomplishment made all the hard work worth it. (April 19, 2011, Page 4B)

Oxford teams win powerlifting titles

Oxford’s two powerlifting teams continued to show how strong they both are this weekend by winning the regional powerlifting meets at the OMS gym. It was the first regional titles for the school in either the girls or boys divisions. (February 21, 2011, Page 6)

Oxford wins 9th grade game

The Oxford Chargers rolled to a 44-12 victory over Lafayette in ninth-grade football action Monday evening at William L. Buford Stadium. (August 31, 2010, Page 6)

OHS competes at Class 5A powerlifting meet

Led by a second-place finish from DeAndre Patrick, the Oxford girls and boys powerlifting teams had a solid showing in the recent Class 5A meet held in Jackson. (more…) (April 21, 2010, Page 9)

Five Chargers qualify for State

Oxford High placed five lifters in next month’s MHSAA state meet after earning qualifying results in Friday’s Class 5A North Half championships at Ridgeland. Eleven lifters competed in the meet and OHS finished third as a team overall. (more…) (March 15, 2010)

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