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Joel Forrester

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 lifters could be ‘a better team’ in 2014

Last year was a historic moment for the Oxford High boys powerlifting program. (January 24, 2014, Page 8A)

OHS claims first 5A powerlifting title

Five first-place finishes and a great overall team effort proved to be the key to winning the MHSAA Class 5A state title for the Oxford Chargers Saturday in Jackson’s Mississippi Coliseum. The Chargers defeated Pearl 43-39 to capture the school’s first powerlifting title, a feat that coach Jason Russell couldn’t talk enough about because the Chargers had to overcome some adversity during the meet.

 (April 15, 2013, Page 8)

Can OHS match muscle of state’s best?

The strongest boys powerlifting team in Oxford’s history will be looking to win a state title Saturday at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson. (April 12, 2013, Page 7A)

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 take first in 1-5A powerlifting meet

Nine first-place finishes led the Oxford Chargers to a Region 1-5A championship Saturday in the OHS gym. (more…) (February 11, 2013, Page 10)

Oxford trio sign to play for ICC

Three of Oxford’s best leaders and most productive players from the 2012 football season have decided to see if they can continue that success playing together two more seasons. Center Clifton Smith, defensive end Xavier Pegues and defensive tackle Joel Forrester, a trio that helped lead the Chargers to the semifinals of the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs in 2012, all signed with Itawamba Community College on Wednesday.  (more…) (February 8, 2013, Page 6A)

Adamson’s consistent leadership paves season for Oxford

Oxford’s reversal of fortune on the gridiron this season was a result of many different players. For a team that was 5-6 and not in the playoffs in 2011, an 11-2 overall record and a trip to the semifinals of the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs in 2012 took a lot of hard work on the part of several top players. (more…) (December 12, 2012, Page 1B)

Pegues, Adamson highlight 1-5A team

Oxford senior quarterback Parker Adamson and senior defensive end Xavier Pegues were two of 18 Chargers named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Region 1-5A team recently. (more…) (November 29, 2012, Page 9)

Jackets stop OHS short of goal

STARKVILLE — Oxford’s goal of matching up with West Point in the MHSAA Class 5A North Half title game next week was derailed Friday night. While West Point defeated Ridgeland to reach the contest that determines half of the 5A title matchup in Jackson, the Chargers were beaten 28-7 by the Starkville Yellowjackets to end their season. (more…) (November 19, 2012, Page 3B)

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