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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 22nd
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
1920: Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer whose works include Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.
1934: H. Norman Schwarzkopf, American general and commander of the coalition forces during the Persian Gulf War.
1935: E. Annie Proulx, writer (Postcards, The Shipping News).
August 22nd
in history
1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.
1942: Brazil declares war on the Axis powers. She is the only South American country to send combat troops into Europe.
1945: Soviet troops land at Port Arthur and Dairen on the Kwantung Peninsula in China.
1945: Conflict in Vietnam begins when a group of Free French parachute into southern Indochina, in repsonse to a successful coup by communist guerilla Ho Chi Minh.
1983: Benigno Aquino, the only real opposition on Ferdinand Marcos’ reign as president of the Philippines, is gunned down at Manila Airport.