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Nine OHS athletes accept college offers

February 5 marked the NCAA early signing period for football and other sports. At Oxford High School, nine student-athletes announced their acceptance of offers by various colleges and universities....more >>
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Nicholson leads Cagers against Highlanders

Cagers added two more to the win column last week not only for their season but for long-time head coach Dan Fife's overall record as he reached 599 wins on Friday night. Fife reflected on the past wins including the Wolves' most recent victory over Rochester Adams, 67-56, and added it is the impact of the program left on the players and not the wins....more >>

Grapplers manhandle Rochester

The Wildcat grapplers once again proved that they have what it takes both as a team and individually. The team will advance to state finals on Feb. 21 at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek after strong arming Rochester 57-16 and the Clarkston Wolves 45-16 in their team regional dual meet on Feb....more >>
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Skiers slide to state finals

Skiers are heading north as both girls and boys teams qualified for the MHSAA State Finals at Schuss Mountain. The boys finished in first place at regionals last week as the girls finished in second place....more >>
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Athletes of the Week

The Wolves are ready as they head into the MHSAA Bowling Regionals this week after a successful run in Regina's Bowl Swami Heart Breaker Bakers, Feb. 8. "We did really good," said Lenny Kersten, assistant bowling coach....more >>

Lady Cats put two more in win column

The Lady Wildcats played their "best game of the season" on the hardwood, on Feb. 11, according to Team statistician Brian Murphy. The Lady's defeated the Richmond Blue Devils at home 47-35....more >>

Victory in overtime

Lady Cagers let out a sigh of relief as North Farmington missed their last four shots in the final 27 seconds in the overtime period last Thursday. The missed shots kept the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team in the lead and walking away with the 54-50 win....more >>

Bowlers pinned down in league semi-finals

It was a busy weekend for Oxford Wildcat Bowlers. The varsity boys and girls both had OAA League Tournament and advanced to the final-four in the tournament. "They bowled well, but lost in the semi-finals....more >>

Four heading to finals

Four grapplers are heading to the MHSAA Wrestling Individual State Finals at the Palace of Auburn Hills next week. Tyler Slating (145), Cameron Wilkie (119) and Jake Dionne (130) finished in third place at the MHSAA Wrestling Individual Regional on Saturday at Oxford and Greg Miller (112) finished in fourth place....more >>
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Born August 1st
1779: Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner.
1818: Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S.
1819: Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick
1942: Jerry Garcia, lead singer of the Grateful Dead.
1951: Jim Carroll, musician and writer of The Basketball Diaries.
August 1st
in history
1759: British and Hanoverian armies defeat the French at the Battle of Minden, Germany.
1790: The first enumeration by the U.S. Census Bureau is completed. It shows a population of 3,939,326 located in 16 states and the Ohio territory. Virginia is the most populous state with 747,610 inhabitants. The census compilation cost $44,377.
1791: Robert Carter III, a Virginia plantation owner, frees all 500 of his slaves in the largest private emancipation in U.S. history.An 1839 mutiny aboard a Spanish ship in Cuban waters raised basic questions about freedom and slavery in the United States.
1798: Admiral Horatio Nelson routs the French fleet in the Battle of the Nile at Aboukir Bay, Egypt.
1801: The American schooner Enterprise captures the Barbary cruiser Tripoli.Often venturing into harm's way, America's most famous sailing ship, the Constitution, twice came close to oblivion.