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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 October 4th
1861: Frederic Remington, Western painter and sculptor.
1862: Edward Stratemeyer, author, creator of the Hardy Boys, Rover Boys, Nancy Drew and the Bobbsey Twins.
1879: Edward Murray East, botanist whose research led to the development of hybrid corn.
1884: Damon Runyon, journalist and short story writer.
1895: Buster (Joseph F.) Keaton, star of silent film comedies including Sherlock, Jr. and The General.
October 4th
in history
1914: The first German Zeppelin raids London. The J.V. Martin Kitten failed at intercepting Zeppelins.
1957: Sputnik 1, the first man-made satellite, is launched, beginning the space race. The satellite, built by Valentin Glushko, weighed 184 pounds and was launched by a converted Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). Sputnik orbited the earth every 96 minutes at a maximum height of 584 miles. In 1958, it reentered the earth's atmosphere and burned up. Just nine months after President John F. Kennedy called for the U.S. to put a man on the moon before 1970, Mercury astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth.
1968: Cambodia admits that the Viet Cong use their country for sanctuary. As America's involvement in Indochina came to an end in the spring of 1975, the Khmer Rouge closed in on Phnom Penh for the kill.
1972: Judge John Sirca imposes a gag order on the Watergate break-in case.
1976: In Gregg v. Georgia, the U.S. Supreme Court lifts the ban on the death sentence in murder cases. This restores the legality of capital punishment, which had not been practiced since 1967. The first execution following this ruling was Gary Gilmore in 1977.