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A couple of close losses for cagers

The Wildcats suffered some close losses on the hardwood last week. Oxford battled against Waterford Kettering on Jan. 26 and lost 61-60. "We had multiple opportunities to win the game, but sometimes things don't go your way," said Head Coach Dave Brown....more >>

Grapplers lose to Catholic Central, go 4-1 in Oakland-Macomb dual meet

The Wildcat grapplers took a hard 46-17 dual meet loss Jan. 27 against Detroit Catholic Central (DCC). "The meet kind of got away from us. Even though it was actually pretty close, the score at the end doesn't really reflect how close the dual really was," said Oxford Head Coach Paul McDevitt....more >>

Swimmers best Ferndale

The Wildcat swimmers boosted their record to 6-0 after defeating Ferndale 145-35 at the Jan. 25 meet. "Ferndale had a couple of strong swims and is sitting 1-4 on their season," said Oxford Head Coach Jackie Rank....more >>

Mixed week for ski teams

The Holly/Oxford boys and girls ski teams faced off against Grand Blanc this past weekend. The boys scored a 30-42 victory over the Bobcats. The top finishers for the boys meet were Keith Cotaling, Max Ford, Luke Harrington and Ben Varner....more >>

Cheer team takes 4th at Grand Blanc Invite

The Oxford High School varsity competitive cheer team took fourth place with a score of 756 at the Grand Blanc High School Invitational Jan. 30. Oxford varsity scored a 228.5 in round one, which is their highest score all season, according to Head Coach Nicole Curtiss....more >>
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Born February 7th
1812: Charles Dickens, prolific English novelist whose stories reflected life in Victorian England. Some of his more famous works include Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities.
1837: Sir James Murray, Scottish lexicographer and editor.
1867: Laura Ingalls Wilder, author whose works were the basis for television's Little House on the Prairie.
1885: Sinclair Lewis, novelist of satire and realism. (Arrowsmith, Elmer Gantry).
1905: Ulf Svante von Euler-Chelpin, Swedish physiologist.
February 7th
in history
1931: Amelia Earhart weds George Putnam in Connecticut.
1944: The Germans launch a second attack against the Allied beachead at Anzio, Italy. They hoped to push the Allies back into the sea.
1950: The United States recognizes Vietnam under the leadership of Emperor Bao Dai, not Ho Chi Minh who is recognized by the Soviets.
1963: The Mona Lisa is put on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
1964: The British band The Beatles are greeted by 25,000 fans upon their arrival in the United States at JFK Airport.