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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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1779: Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner.
1818: Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S.
1819: Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick
1942: Jerry Garcia, lead singer of the Grateful Dead.
1951: Jim Carroll, musician and writer of The Basketball Diaries.
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1464: Piero de Medici succeeds his father, Cosimo, as ruler of Florence.
1664: The Turkish army is defeated by French and German troops at St. Gotthard, Hungary.
1689: James II's 15-week siege of Londonderry, Ireland, ends in failure.It was a shaken and demoralized English column that returned to its northern Irish base at Newry on the evening of May 28, 1595.
1740: Thomas Arne's song Rule Britannia is performed for the first time.
1759: British and Hanoverian armies defeat the French at the Battle of Minden, Germany.