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Booters start season with a win

The Oxford Wildcats varsity boys soccer team came away with a spirited home-opener win against the Captains of Waterford-Kettering 1-0 last Monday. "The game was a battle of the midfields," said Head Coach John Thaler....more >>

Spikers start season 1-2

The Wildcats Varsity volleyball team is off to a 1-2 season start after its opener last Monday. After beating Grand Blanc, the ladies dropped two games against Lake Orion and Notre Dame Prep....more >>
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Born August 1st
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.
August 1st
in history
1872: The first long-distance gas pipeline in the U.S. is completed. Designed for natural gas, the two-inch pipe ran five miles from Newton Wells to Titusville, Pennsylvania.
1873: San Francisco's first cable cars begin running, operated by Hallidie's Clay Street Hill Railroad Company.
1880: Sir Frederick Roberts frees the British Afghanistan garrison of Kandahar from Afghan rebels.
1893: A machine for making shredded wheat breakfast cereal is patented.
1914: Germany declares war on Russia.