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Preseason starts with Football for a Cure

The gridiron gang is hitting the field getting ready for their upcoming fall season. Before they take on their fierce opponents they are taking on cancer in their third annual Football for a Cure, their annual pre-season scrimmage, set for Aug....more >>
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Going for the crown

Hitters from the Players Edge Sluggers U14 team ruled their league and their district. They finished first place in the North Oakland Baseball Federation with a 14-3 record. They finished their last game of the regular season against JTB Tigers with 11-7 win, July 7....more >>
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B-ball travel team snags national championship

Boys basketball coach Paul Marfia is continually striving to raise his basketball program up to be one of the top teams in the area. That process received a kick start when Oxford's high school travel basketball team won the American Youth Basketball Tour's (AYBT) Dvision 3 national championship on Sunday, July 24....more >>

Summer camps help build basketball culture

It was another successful summer of basketball camps for Oxford High School boys basketball coach Paul Marfia. "I love it," he said. "We have a gym open, we have kids playing basketball, we have my high school kids working with them, building relationships with them and high-fiving them....more >>
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Bud Laidlaw: Athlete, coach, booster, now Hall of Famer

Although Gerald L. "Bud" Laidlaw, a 1951 graduate of Oxford High School, earned an impressive seven total varsity letters in football, basketball and baseball, he is most remembered as one of the greatest volunteers and youth sports leaders in Oxford's history....more >>
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Born July 2nd
1877: Hermann Hesse, German novelist and poet.
1894: Andre Kertesz, photographer.
1900: Tyrone Guthrie, English theater director.
1908: Thurgood Marshall, first African-American Supreme Court Justice.
1916: Barry Gray, radio talk show host.
July 2nd
in history
1961: Novelist Ernest Hemingway commits suicide at his home in Ketchum, Idaho.
1964: President Lyndon Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act into law.
1967: The U.S. launches Operation Buffalo in Vietnam.
1976: North and South Vietnam are officially reunified.
1980: President Jimmy Carter reinstates draft registration for males 18 years of age.