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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Royanna Jones

Depth leads Chargers to 5A title

Oxford’s depth and overall strength turned out to be the difference for the Chargers Saturday in the MHSAA Class 5A powerlifting meet. (April 7, 2014, Page 8)

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 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)

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)

Lady Chargers finish sixth at state meet

Oxford’s Lady Chargers finished sixth out of 10 schools that competed in Saturday’s MHSAA Class II state meet. (more…) (April 16, 2012, Page 9)

Oxford lifters looking to contend for title

Oxford powerlifting coach Jason Russell will have a full bus of athletes with him when he heads to Jackson for Saturday’s annual MHSAA state meet in the Mississippi Colisuem. The Chargers have eight lifters who qualified for the meet, while the Lady Chargers boast five.

Russell, who is in his fourth year leading both programs, has seen both of his teams improve gradually through the years and this season, both have excelled. (April 13, 2012, Page 7A)

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)

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