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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 April 25th
1892: Maud Hart Lovelace, children's author.
1908: Edward R. Murrow, war correspondent and newscaster.
1912: Gladys L. Presley, mother of Elvis Presley.
1914: Ross Lockridge, Jr., novelist (Raintree Country).
1917: Ella Fitzgerald, American singer.
April 25th
in history
1938: A seeing eye dog is used for the first time.
1945: U.S. and Soviet forces meet at Torgau, Germany on Elbe River.
1951: After a three day fight against Chinese Communist Forces, the Gloucestershire Regiment is annihilated on Gloucester Hill, in Korea.
1953: The magazine Nature publishes an article by biologists Francis Crick and James Watson, describing the double helix of DNA.
1956: Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel goes to number one on the charts.