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5 grapplers win state medals

It is the dream of every high school wrestler to qualify for the state tournament and to stand on the podium adorning a medal and All-State honors. For five Wildcat Wrestlers that dream came true after last weekend's Individual State Tournament held at the Palace of Auburn Hills....more >>
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Wolves crush Raiders

The tide had turned as Cagers went into their final quarter against North Farmington in their last home game for the season. The Raiders slowly gained on the Wolves lead and with 80 seconds left in the game had gotten within two points after scoring a 3-pointer....more >>
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Claim on third district title

Lady Cagers are making their third consecutive trip to the MHSAA Regional playoffs this week. They sealed the deal after claiming their third district championship from Oxford last Friday for a 36-17 win....more >>

Swimmers place 6th at league championships

The Oxford boys swim/dive team competed in the OAA White Division League Championships Feb. 20-22 at Bloomfield Hills HS. "We had a pretty good final night of the meet, with a sixth place out of 8 teams overall finish," said Head Coach Jacquelyn Rank....more >>
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Athletes of The Week

Cheering all the way to states

Clarkston residents helped their teammates at Pontiac Notre Dame Prep go all the way to the MHSAA Competitive Cheer Division 4 State Finals on Saturday. The team finished in second place with 765....more >>

Boys win last home game, but lose districts on road

Four seniors stepped on the home court hardwood as Wildcats for the last time as they played their final home game defeating Royal Oak 48-39. A combination of early foul trouble and very flat defense coupled with lazy-settle for three pointer offense spelled trouble for Oxford, according to boys' varsity Head Coach Paul Marfia....more >>
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Ladys Cats fall to Clarkston in districts

The Lady Wildcats finished their season Friday night with a 16-6 record and second place in the OAA White Division.  Clarkston proved too strong for Oxford down the stretch as they defeated 36-17 in the Wildcats in the district championship....more >>

Skier places 27th at states

Lars Joergens-Kokate was the only skier to represent Oxford/Holly at the Ski State Finals at Boyne Mountain Feb. 25. Kokate placed 27th out of 47 skiers in the slalom with a run time of 1:15....more >>
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Born October 21st
1772: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet (The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan).
1833: Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes.
1917: Dizzy Gillespie, jazz trumpeter.
1929: Ursula K. Le Guin, science fiction writer (The Left Hand of Darkness).
October 21st
in history
1861: The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Va. begins, a disastrous Union defeat which sparks Congressional investigations.
1867: Many leaders of the Kiowa, Comanche and Kiowa-Apache sign a peace treaty at Medicine Lodge, Kan. Comanche Chief Quanah Parker refused to accept the treaty terms. Used by most American Indians, bows and arrows made their mark on the frontier even when guns were around, and arrowhead wounds kept army surgeons plenty busy.
1872: The U.S. Naval Academy admits John H. Conyers, the first African American to be accepted. Naval historian and theorist Alfred Thayer Mahan.
1879: After 14 months of testing, Thomas Edison first demonstrates his electric lamp, hoping to one day compete with gaslight.
1904: Panamanians clash with U.S. Marines in Panama in a brief uprising.