There were 10 gold medal winners in this year’s Oxford Middle School Ironman lifting competition held recently at the school. Along with 10 gold winners, there were five records broken by Michael McGhee. (more…) (May 4, 2011, Page 8)
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)
One of the most successful seasons in Oxford powerlifting history will continue Saturday at the MHSAA’s state meet in Jackson. Six girls and five boys qualified for the state meet that will be held at the Mississippi Coliseum.
OHS coach Jason Russell has been very pleased with the way the season has turned out so far. Both teams won its division meet and both finished third in the North Half meet. (April 15, 2011, Page 8A)
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’s boys and Lafayette’s girls powerlifting teams took home titles in the third annual Oxford Invitational held Friday and Saturday in the Oxford Middle School gym. (more…) (January 31, 2011, Page 8)
Good things are expected from the Oxford Chargers powerlifting team this season as they head into the fourth year under coach Jason Russell.
Russell said this year’s team is the most experienced one he has had and the most depth he’s had to work with. Oxford finished sixth in the state meet last year with several of those lifters returning. (January 21, 2011, Page 7A)
OHS POWERLIFTING — Oxford’s boys and girls powerlifting teams continue to perform well this season, finishing second at this weekend’s meet held at the OHS gym. (February 23, 2010, Page 11)
Led by DeAndre Patrick’s individual performance, the Oxford boys powerlifting team finished second in the Wildcat Invitational. Several lifters fared well in the event that saw the Chargers finish second as a team overall. (February 10, 2010, Page Page 9)