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Grapplers finish 2nd at county tourney

The Oxford Wildcats grappled to a second-place finish in the Oakland County wrestling championships last week. Oxford finished with 278 points, losing to four-time consecutive champion Detroit Catholic Central, which scored 341....more >>
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Calvano conquers DCC

Senior Chris Calvano stepped up to the mat in the middle of Lake Orion's gym and took his spot opposite from Nick Giese from Novi Detroit Catholic Central. On the referee's signal they battled for first place in the 189-pound weight class at the 53rd Annual Oakland County Wrestling Championships, Dec....more >>
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Born October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1901: Anna Edson Taylor, 43, is the first woman to go safely over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She made the attempt for the cash award offered, which she put toward the loan on her Texas ranch.
1916: Henry Ford awards equal pay to women. Industrialist Henry Ford helped lead American war production with the gigantic facility at Willow Run.
1917: The Austro-German army routs the Italian army at Caporetto, Italy.
1929: Black Thursday--the first day of the stock market crash which began the Great Depression.
1931: Al (Alphonse) Capone, the prohibition-era Chicago gangster, is sent to prison for tax evasion.