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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 August 31st
1870: Maria Montessori, educator and founder of the Montessori schools.
1885: Duboise Heyward, novelist, poet and dramatist best know for Porgy which was the basis for the opera Porgy and Bess.
1899: Lynn Riggs, writer, her book Green Grow the Lilacs was adapted by Rodgers and Hammerstein to become Oklahoma.
1903: Arthur Godfrey, radio and television personality.
1905: Sanford Meisner, influential acting teacher.
August 31st
in history
1928: Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera opens in Berlin.
1940: Joseph Avenol steps down as Secretary-General of the League of Nations.
1942: The British army under General Bernard Law Montgomery defeats Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps in the Battle of Alam Halfa in Egypt.
1944: The British Eighth Army penetrates the German Gothic Line in Italy.
1949: Six of the 16 surviving Union veterans of the Civil War attend the last-ever encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Indianapolis, Indiana.