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Highlanders hand Cats heartbreaking loss

The Oxford Wildcats football team came tantalizingly close once again last week but instead dropped their third game in five and now must claw their way to a playoff spot. The Wildcats lost 28-21 in the final seconds of the game when time ran out as they were less than a yard from the end zone....more >>
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Booters have eyes on state prize

After losing 1-0 to Grand Blanc in the second round of the state tournament last year, Head Boys Varsity Soccer Coach John Thaler is looking to "progress further" this year. With a current record of 8-2-1, Thaler believes chances of doing well are strong....more >>
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Daily improvement for spikers

With a current record of 14-9-3, Varsity Volleyball Head Coach Kristi McDevitt said the team is "progressing as they should be right now and getting better everyday." "The goal is to put into play what is learned in practice and so far so good," McDevitt said....more >>
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Golfers hope to finish strong

Girls Varsity Golf team finished fourth out five teams in the OAA White Division after their second league match-up on Sept. 25. "We knew coming into the season that Bloomfield would be good because they had Lahser in a handover last year," said Head Coach Terry Kelley....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Watlington eyes championship

The cheering from the jungle was loud and catching as wide receiver Caine Watlington scored on a 86-yard touchdown pass from DJ Zezula with eight minutes left in the Wolves' home opener against Troy Athens....more >>
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Born September 22nd
1791: Michael Faraday, English physicist, inventor of the dynamo, the transformer and the electric motor.
1885: Erich Von Stroheim, director, actor and screenwriter best known for Greed.
1902: John Houseman, director, producer and actor.
1909: David Reisman, sociologist, author of The Lonely Crowd.
1927: Tommy Lasorda, manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team from 1975 to 1996.
September 22nd
in history
1914: The German cruiser Emden shells Madras, India, destroying 346,000 gallons of fuel and killing only five civilians. The exploits of a lone, resourceful cruiser caught world attention, established tactics for commerce raiding and gave tradition to a new navy.
1915: Xavier University, the first African-American Catholic college, opens in New Orleans, Louisiana.
1918: General Allenby leads the British army against the Turks, taking Haifa and Nazareth, Palestine.
1919: President Woodrow Wilson abandons his national tour to support the League of Nations when he suffers a case of nervous exhaustion.Joseph Avenol, secretary-general of the League of Nations, sold out the organization he had sworn to uphold.
1929: Communist and Nazi factions clash in Berlin.