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Boys X-country team places 10th in state

With a score of 295 points, the Oxford High School varsity boys cross country team placed 10th at the state finals Nov. 2. "They came ready to perform and they were just ecstatic to walk away in the top ten in the state," said Head Coach Matt Johnson....more >>

Booters conclude 'most memorable' season; finish second in OAA Blue

For Oxford Boys Varsity Soccer Coach John Thaler "this season has been by far the most memorable." "The boys kept improving and played every game like it was their last," Thaler said....more >>
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Born August 31st
1918: Daniel Schorr, journalist.
1935: Eldridge Cleaver, political activist and author of Soul on Fire.
1936: Marva Collins, innovative educator who started Chicago's one-room school, Westside Preparatory.
1945: Van Morrison, Irish singer, songwriter.
1945: Itzhak Perlman, violinist.
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0: The War of Vespers in Sicily ends with an agreement between Charles of Valois, who invaded the country, and Frederick, the ruler of Sicily.
1521: Cortes captures the city of Tenochtitlan, Mexico, and sets it on fire.
1756: The British at Fort William Henry, New York, surrender to Louis Montcalm of France.
1802: Captain Merriwether Lewis leaves Pittsburgh to meet up with Captain William Clark and begin their trek to the Pacific Ocean.
1864: At the Democratic convention in Chicago, General George B. McClellan is nominated for president.