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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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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 June 2nd
1740: Donatien Alphonse Francois, the Marquis de Sade.
1840: Thomas Hardy, English poet and novelist (Far From the Madding Crowd, Tess of D'Ubervilles).
1903: Robert Morris Page, physicist, inventor of pulse radar.
1904: Johnny Weissmuller, American gold-winning Olympic swimmer who portrayed Tarzan in films.
1913: Barbara Pym (Mary Crampton), English novelist (Less Than Angels, Quartet in Autumn).
June 2nd
in history
1910: Charles Stewart Rolls, one of the founders of Rolls-Royce, becomes the first man to fly an airplane nonstop across the English Channel both ways. Tragically, he becomes Britain's first aircraft fatality the following month when his biplane breaks up in midair.
1924: The United States grants full citizenship to American Indians.
1928: Nationalist Chiang Kai-shek captures Peking, China, in a bloodless takeover.
1942: The American aircraft carriers Enterprise, Hornet and Yorktown move into their battle positions for the Battle of Midway.
1944: Allied shuttle bombing of Germany begins, with bombers departing from Italy and landing in the Soviet Union.