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Monday, April 27, 2015

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OHS track teams cruise to Division 2-5A titles

The Oxford High track teams claimed the Division 2-5A championships with a dominant showing Thursday at Bobby Holcomb Field. The Chargers used numerous first-place finishes to win the boys’ title with 128 total points while taking the girls’ championship with 134 points. Both teams also swept the team relay titles, further distancing themselves from the competition. (April 17, 2015, Page 1B, 2B)

Oxford boys, girls win EAGLE Invitational

The Oxford High track teams ran past the competition at The Oxford EAGLE Invitational on Saturday at Bobby Holcomb Field. The Chargers took the boys title with 184 points while the Lady Chargers tallied 148 points to earn the victory. The closest either of Tupelo’s teams, which both finished runner-up, came was on the boys’ side, where the Golden Wave had 117 points. (April 5, 2015, Page 2B)

Future looks bright for Oxford High cross-country teams

The Oxford Chargers successfully defended their Class 5A state cross-country championship Saturday in Clinton and the Lady Chargers came within a point of making it a clean sweep for OHS. A year from now, Oxford High coach Chris Patton said, his teams could well have a shot at completing that sweep. (November 10, 2014, Page 8)

OHS boys win third 5A state title in four years

CLINTON — The Oxford High boys opened the cross-country season ranked No. 1 in Mississippi based on returning runners and their best times from last year’s Class 5A state championship campaign. The Chargers finished the year where they began as they topped rivals Pearl and Saltillo to successfully defend their state title Saturday morning at Choctaw Trails. (November 9, 2014, Page 4B)

Oxford boys out to defend 5A XC title

The Oxford High boys and girls cross-country teams are in prime position to sweep the MHSAA Class 5A state titles this weekend in Clinton. It’s where they thought they would be all season. The boys team will look to defend its state championship from a year ago while the girls are hoping to improve upon a third-place finish. (November 7, 2014, Page 6A)

Oxford, Saltillo split 1-5A cross-country titles

SALTILLO — The Oxford High girls and Saltillo boys posted onepoint wins over their region and state rivals in the Region 1-5A cross-country meet held Saturday afternoon at Saltillo High School. (November 2, 2014, Page 4B)

OHS girls win MC Choctaw XC open

CLINTON — The Oxford Lady Chargers had three of the top five and four of the top seven finishers to win the Mississippi College Choctaw Open high school girls cross-country championship Saturday at Choctaw Trails, the site of the upcoming state meet. (October 20, 2014, Page 6)

OHS boys win Silver Divison in Jesse Owens cross-country meet

DANVILLE, Ala. — The Oxford Charger cross-country team got personal-best performances from two of its top five finishers Saturday in winning the Silver 5A-7A Division of the prestigious Jesse Owens Classic. It was Oxford’s first team championship in what’s one of the largest high school cross-country meets in the Southeast. (October 5, 2014, Page 6B)

Oxford takes 5A state championship

PEARL — After narrowly missing out on a state championship last year, the Oxford boys track team reached the top of the mountain this time, winning the MHSAA Class 5A state meet at the Woody Barnett Track & Field Complex in Pearl on Monday. (May 13, 2014, Page 6)

Return to Glory: OHS captures 5A championship

CLINTON — The Oxford Charger cross-country team left Choctaw Trails a year ago with one goal in mind — returning this fall to beat region foe and defending champion Saltillo to reclaim the Class 5A championship the Chargers won in 2011. (November 11, 2013, Page 1B)

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