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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 September 30th
1908: David Oistrakh, violinist.
1924: Truman Capote, author and playwright whose works include Breakfast at Tiffany's and In Cold Blood.
1927: W.S. Mervin, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
1928: Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, writer, best known for his first book Night about his own experiences in concentration camps.
1935: Johnny Mathis, singer.
September 30th
in history
1630: John Billington, one of the original pilgrims who sailed to the New World on the Mayflower, becomes the first man executed in the English colonies. He is hanged for having shot another man during a quarrel
1703: The French, at Hochstadt in the War of the Spanish Succession, suffer only 1,000 casualties to the 11,000 of their opponents, the Austrians of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I.
1791: Mozart's opera The Magic Flute is performed for the first time in Vienna
1846: The first anesthetized tooth extraction is performed by Dr. William Morton in Charleston, Massachusetts.
1864: Confederate troops fail to retake Fort Harrison from the Union forces during the siege of Petersburg.With Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia stubbornly clinging to Petersburg, Ulysses S. Grant decided to cut its vital rail lines.