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Cats close with Clarkston

The 2013 Oxford Wildcats finished their season on Friday losing to Clarkston in the first round of the playoffs, 30-27, and ended with a 5-5 record. But, the record doesn't adequately reflect the quality of the team and the fact that the Cats could have won nine of those 10 games with a little luck....more >>
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Eschberger to play college LAX

While most athletes learn to play a sport from a parent or participating in parks and recreation leagues in their youth, OHS senior Madi Eschberger learned from watching YouTube videos....more >>
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Back-to-back Super Bowl wins

There's a dynasty in the making as the Oxford Jr. Wildcats Freshman Gold team won the Northern Youth Football League (NYFL) Super Bowl Saturday at Wildcat stadium. The Jr. Cats beat Brandon in a tight 13-12 game, making it the first NYFL team to win back-to-back Super Bowl championships....more >>
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Born August 2nd
1865: Irving Babbitt, scholar and founder of the modern humanistic movement.
1924: James Baldwin, writer whose works include Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son.
1932: Peter O'Toole, Irish actor.
1942: Isabel Allende, author of The House of the Spirits.
1949: James Fallows, writer and editor of U.S. News and World Report.
August 2nd
in history
0: Hannibal Barca wins his greatest victory over the Romans at Cannae. After avidly studying the tactics of Hannibal, Scipio Africanus eventually bested his Carthaginian adversary.
47: Caesar defeats Pharnaces at Zela in Syria and declares, veni, vidi, vici, (I came, I saw, I conquered).
1552: The treaty of Passau gives religious freedom to Protestants living in Germany.
1553: An invading French army is destroyed at the Battle of Marciano in Italy by an imperial army.
1589: During France's religious war, a fanatical monk stabs King Henry II to death.