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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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Born December 27th
1822: Louis Pasteur, French chemist and microbiologist.
1829: Hinton Helper, southern abolitionist who wrote The Impending Crisis.
1901: Marlene Dietrich, German-born singer and actress.
1943: Cokie Roberts, American broadcast journalist.
December 27th
in history
1831: HMS Beagle, with Charles Darwin on board, departs from Plymouth. She will eventually visit the Galapagos Islands where Darwin will form his theories on evolution.
1862: Union General William Rosecrans' army begins moving slowly toward Murfreesboro.
1913: Charles Moyer, president of the Miners Union, is shot in the back and dragged through the streets of Chicago.
1915: In Ohio, iron and steel workers go on strike for an eight-hour day and higher wages.
1933: Josef Stalin calls tensions with Japan a grave danger.