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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 September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
September 2nd
in history
1792: Verdun, France, surrenders to the Prussian Army.
1798: The Maltese people revolt against the French occupation, forcing the French troops to take refuge in the citadel of Valetta in Malta.
1870: Napoleon III capitulates to the Prussians at Sedan, France.
1885: In Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory, 28 Chinese laborers are killed and hundreds more chased out of town by striking coal miners.
1898: Sir Herbert Kitchner leads the British to victory over the Mahdists at Omdurman and takes Khartoum.