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Lady Cats ready for semi-finals

The Oxford girls varsity basketball team is ready for semi-final play after back-to-back wins this past week against Lake Orion and Farmington. To kick off the week, Oxford defeated Lake Orion 56-32 on Feb....more >>

League title within Wildcat hoopsters' grasp

After extremely tough wins over both Farmington and Stoney Creek last week, the Oxford varsity boys' basketball is within a reach of a league title if they can beat Harrison High School Thursday at home....more >>

Grapplers lose state tourney's semi-finals

The Wildcat grapplers took a hard blow this weekend at the team state tournament after being defeated by the Davison Cardinals 47-16 in the semi-finals. Winners in the Davison match-up included Ben Line (215), Zach Wood (285), Jacob Call (103), and Wesley Maskill (160)....more >>

Boys ski takes third at championship race

The Holly/Oxford Boys finished third with 137 points at the Southereastern Michigan Ski League (SEMSL) Championship race held at Alpine Valley on Feb. 18. First place included Bloomfield Hills with 57 points, followed by Birmingham Brother Rice in second with 127 points....more >>

Bowlers headed to state finals

The Oxford boys came out of the gate firing and led the regional tournament at the 300 Bowl in Waterford after the first set of baker games. After rounds two and three of baker games the Wildcats were tied for second place....more >>
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Born August 29th
1915: Ingrid Bergman, Oscar winning actress famous whose films include Casablanca and Anastasia.
1920: Charlie Bird Parker, self-taught jazz saxophonist, pioneer of the new cool movement.
1924: Dinah Washington, singer known in the 50s as Queen of the Harlem Blues.
1927: Marion Williams, gospel singer.
1958: Michael Jackson, pop singer, entertainer.
August 29th
in history
1793: Slavery is abolished in Santo Domingo.
1862: Union General John Pope's army is defeated by a smaller Confederate force at the Second Battle of Bull Run.
1882: Australia defeats England in cricket for the first time. The following day a obituary appears in the Sporting Times addressed to the British team.
1942: The American Red Cross announces that Japan has refused to allow safe conduct for the passage of ships with supplies for American prisoners of war.
1945: U.S. airborne troops are landed in transport planes at Atsugi airfield, southwest of Tokyo, beginning the occupation of Japan.