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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 October 9th
1873: Charles Rudolph Walgreen, the father of the modern drugstore.
1879: Max von Laue, German physicist.
1899: Bruce Catton, U.S. historian and journalist, famous for his works on the Civil War.
1909: Jacques Tati, French actor and director.
1940: John Lennon, English musician, one of the Beatles.
October 9th
in history
1934: In Marseilles, a Macedonian revolutionary associated with Croat terrorists in Hungary assassinates King Alexander of Yugoslavia and French Foreign Minister Louis Barthou. The two had been on a tour of European capitals in quest of an alliance against Nazi Germany. The assassinations bring the threat of war between Yugoslavia and Hungary, but confrontation is prevented by the League of Nations.
1941: President Franklin D. Roosevelt requests congressional approval for arming U.S. merchant ships. As their escorts turned away, the ships of the doomed Allied convoy, PQ-17, followed orders and began to disperse in the Arctic waters.
1946: Eugene O'Neill's play The Iceman Cometh opens at the Martin Beck Theatre in New York.
1949: Harvard Law School begins admitting women. Women in the Workplace: Education.
1950: U.N. forces, led by the First Cavalry Division, cross the 38th parallel in South Korea and begin attacking northward towards the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.