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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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Chargers finish second at MHSAA Class II meet

CLEVELAND — Oxford’s boys finished second in the annual MHSAA Class II State Swim Championships Saturday. The meet was held at Delta State University. (October 28, 2013, Page 2B)

OHS swimmers take 2nd, 6th in North Half

Led by two first-place finishes in relay events and a first-place finish from Dion Kevin, the Oxford Chargers finished second in the MHSAA Division 2 North Half meet Saturday in Jackson. The Chargers, who also competed against Class 6A schools, were second to Tupelo with 110 points. (October 21, 2013, Page 4B)

OHS swim teams turn in top 3 finishes at Invitational

Oxford High’s annual OHS Invitational swim meet produced a second-place finish for the Chargers and a third-place finish for the Lady Chargers. (September 17, 2013, Page 7)

Oxford sends 20 to MHSAA state swimming meet

Twenty swimmers from Oxford High advanced to next month’s MHSAA state meet thanks to earning qualifying scores in the 5A-6A North Half state meet this past Saturday in Starkville. There were 41 swimmers who competed in Starkville. The Lady Chargers tied for second with 86 points, while the Chargers garnered 63 points to finish third. (more…) (October 22, 2012, Page 3B)

Chargers claim six events at meet

Oxford High’s swim teams had another strong showing in recent meet action held at Hartfield Academy in Flowood. The Chargers won six events, including relays, and finished first as a team, while the Lady Chargers finished with three first-place finishes and second overall.

Individual first-place finishers for the Chargers included Dion Kevin in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.32 seconds. Kevin was also second in the 100 with a 53.58. Jack Cutler was first in the 500 free with a time of 5 minutes, 18.39 seconds. He was also third in the 100 free with a 54.59. Kevin Walker finished first in the 100 back with a 1:04.34. (October 4, 2012, Page 10)

Chargers, Lady Chargers shine at meet

Oxford High’s swim teams got off to a successful start as both won first place at the DeSoto County Swim Meet Saturday. The Chargers and Lady Chargers combined to score 298 points, over 130 points more than second-place finisher Lewisburg with 162. Hernando (148), DeSoto Central (129) and Amory (87) rounded out the top five. A total of 11 schools competed in the meet.

The Chargers totaled 160 points, while the Lady Chargers with 138 points. Both squads had several first-place finishers. (September 17, 2012, Page 3B)

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