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Homecoming this Friday

Bright lights, filled stadium, tailgaters, fanfare and a town decked in green and white. It's really nothing new to the Dragon football team. And this Friday, they'll do it all again for homecoming where the Troy Colts, 3-2, will face an undefeated Lake Orion on home turf....more >>

Kickers look ahead to post-season

'I feel good about our chances'

Even though there's seven games left in the regular season, it's time to gear up for the post-season, says boys' soccer Coach Matt Paukovits. He says the team is finally starting to "find our rhythm, find our feet," and the boys should perform well over the next several weeks and beyond....more >>

Dragon athletics on the run

Cross country, Volleyball, Girls' golf, Girls' swimming

Cross country The Dragons continued showing their depth, from grade level to grade level, said Coach Stan Ford, after the team won the Old Skool Classic, Saturday, Sept. 25. This meet is scored differently then a normal meet: Lake Orion freshman Ted Ryquist, sophomore T....more >>

Close, but no win

ROCHESTER HILLS Three turnovers and injuries to some key players thwarted Oxford's efforts to win its football game Friday against Stoney Creek. The Wildcats had some chances but could score only once in the 14-7 loss to Stoney Creek....more >>
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OHS equestrians win 11th straight district championship

One cannot spell district championship with out an O, H and S as the Oxford High School Equestrian Team captured it's 11th straight district championship this past weekend. On Sunday, Sept....more >>

Booters put one in the win column

The Varsity Boys Soccer team got back in the win column this week after they stopped the Pontiac Phoenix from rising with a crushing 6-1 victory on Thursday, Sept. 23. Oxford got on the board early when junior Mike Kitchner scored two goals in the first six minutes, and junior Marco Bonfiglio got a goal late in the first half to give the Wildcats a commanding 3-0 lead....more >>

Spikers win Frankenmuth Invite

The Varsity Volleyball team took to the road and headed up to Frankenmuth to take part in a 16-team invitational on Saturday, Sept. 25, where they finished 5-0-1 on the day and took home the championship trophy....more >>

Swimmers suffer first OAA loss

The Wildcats varsity girl swimmers headed into a showdown in the OAA Blue division against Clarkston and came just short, losing 109-77. Head Coach Jackie Rank was pleased with how well the girls swam, despite battling injuries and sickness....more >>
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1895: Caroline Gordon, writer (The Strange Children).
1906: Janet Gaynor, film actress.
1908: Carol Lombard, American comediennne and actress.
1908: Sammy Price, jazz pianist.
1914: Thor Heyerdahl, Norwegian anthropologist and explorer.
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1847: Charlotte Bronte's novel Jane Eyre is published in London.
1866: The Reno brothers--Frank, John, Simeon and William--commit the country's first train robbery near Seymore, Indiana netting $10,000.
1927: The first talkie, The Jazz Singer, opens with popular entertainer Al Jolson singing and dancing in black-face. By 1930, silent movies were a thing of the past.
1941: German troops renew their offensive against Moscow. As their escorts turned away, the ships of the doomed Allied convoy PQ-17 followed orders and began to disperse in the Arctic waters.
1965: Patricia Harris takes post as U.S. Ambassador to Belgium, becoming the first African American U.S. ambassador.