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Trial and error in season opener loss

The gridiron heroes were back on the football field Monday afternoon getting ready for their next game. The Wolves lost their season opener against Rochester Adams on Friday night, 17-7....more >>
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Koczak lights up the stage

Eight-year-old Katie Koczak was surprised when her name was called for the winner of Petite Miss Encore Dance on June 27. "I couldn't believe it," said Koczak, a fourth-grader at Bailey Lake Elementary....more >>
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Keeper saves Wolves from defeat

Goalie Trevor Smith put on his gloves and headed to the net with 3:42 remaining in the Wolves game against Rochester last Thursday. The referees had just served teammate Nathan Gill a yellow card taking him out of the net for rest of the game....more >>

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Hitters ready to lead on the court

Spikers is back in the gym getting ready for another sensational season. "I have a lot of returning players," said Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach Kelly Avenall. "I am excited about it....more >>
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Dragons crush Oxford, 45-6

Bell celebrates 100th career win

The Oxford Wildcats definitely have something to brag about. Two weeks ago, they won the eating contest against Lake Orion athletes. But that's about all they have to brag about after the football game, Friday, Aug....more >>
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Lady Dragons face uphill run

This year's girls' cross country team is young, says Coach Debi McDonald, but there's been a change in attitude that will help them on their feet. "I think we're showing a lot more depth than last year....more >>

Boys ready to kick it big

By Joe St. Henry, Special to The Review With two games played, two things are clear about this year's boys' varsity soccer team, according to head coach Matt Paukovits. It's definitely talented, but the boys have some things to learn, especially when it comes to playing in pressure-packed games against strong opponents something the Dragons will experience often this fall competing in the OAA's top division and hopefully the state playoffs....more >>

Guest opinion: Friday's game 'a testament to how much we like living here'

By Joe St. Henry Special to The Review It wasn't much of a contest last Friday night with Lake Orion routing Oxford in a revival of the long-overdue rivalry with our neighbors to the north....more >>
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'This is where I truly believe we belong'

Varsity Boys and Girls Cross Country Coach Ray Sutherland called this summer's practices the best he has ever seen. "We are working extremely hard. The girls are stepping it up a notch and we probably had the best practice for the girl's team that I've ever had in the history of the school," Sutherland said....more >>
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Golfers face 'tougher, better' courses

Varsity Girls Golf Coach Terry Kelley isn't sweating moving from the Flint Metro League into the Oakland Activities Association. "We're fine," said Kelley. "We're 2-0 in the league and we have had some middle of the pack finishes in tournaments....more >>
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Spikers set sights on top OAA division

Spend any time with Varsity Volleyball Coach Kristi McDevitt and it will be clear that she is excited for this upcoming season. "I am exited about moving to the Oakland Activities Association (OAA)....more >>
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Booters up for challenge, fun of OAA

Out with the Flint Metro League and in with the Oakland Activities Association. Oxford Varsity Boys Soccer Head Coach John Thaler knew this day was coming for the last couple of years, so he purposefully scheduled games against OAA opponents to better prepare his team for the transition....more >>
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Swimmers return with a ton of talent

This season presents new challenges for Varsity Girls Swimming Coach Jackie Boswell, but she is ready to take them with a team that brings back a ton of talent. "So far the team looks great," said Boswell....more >>
Donald Turner
The Oxford Leader
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Born January 31st
1797: Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (C Major Symphony, The Unfinished Symphony).
1919: Jackie Robinson, first African-American baseball player in the modern major leagues.
1925: Benjamin Hooks, civil rights leader.
January 31st
in history
1950: Paris protests the Soviet recognition of Ho Chi Minh's Democratic Republic of Vietnam.
1966: U.S. planes resume bombing of North Vietnam after a 37-day pause.
1968: In Vietnam, the Tet Offensive begins as Viet Cong and North Vietnamese soldiers attack strategic and civilian locations throughout South Vietnam.
1976: Ernesto Miranda, famous from the Supreme Court ruling on Miranda vs. Arizona is stabbed to death.
1981: Lech Walesa announces an accord in Poland, giving Saturdays off to laborers.