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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 October 25th
1888: Richard E. Byrd, U.S. aviator and explorer who made the first flight over the North Pole.
1889: Abel Gance, film director (Napoleon).
1902: Henry Steele Commager, American historian who wrote the fifty-five volume Rise of the American Nation.
1914: John Berryman, poet.
1941: Anne Tyler, novelist (The Accidental Tourist, Ladder of Years).
October 25th
in history
1951: In a general election, England's Labour Party loses to Conservatives. Winston Churchill becomes prime minister, and Anthony Eden becomes foreign secretary.
1954: President Eisenhower conducts the first televised Cabinet meeting.
1958: The last U.S. troops leave Beirut.
1960: Martin Luther King, Jr., is sentenced to four months in prison for a sit-in.
1983: 1,800 U.S. troops and 300 Caribbean troops land on Grenada. U.S. forces soon turn up evidence of a strong Cuban and Soviet presence--large stores of arms and documents suggesting close links to Cuba.