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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 September 16th
1875: James Cash Penney, founder and owner of the J.C. Penny Company department stores.
1885: Karen Horney, psychoanalyst who exposed the male bias in the Freudian analysis of women.
1891: Karl Doenitz, German Admiral who succeeded Hitler in governing Germany.
1893: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, biochemist who isolated vitamin C.
1925: Charlie Byrd, jazz guitarist.
September 16th
in history
1864: Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest leads 4,500 men out of Verona, Miss. to harass Union outposts in northern Alabama and Tennessee. Armed with their new, lethal seven-shot Spencer rifles, Wilder's Lightning Brigade was all that stood between the Union Army and the looming disaster at Chickamauga Creek.
1889: Robert Younger, in Minnesota's Stillwater Penitentiary for life, dies of tuberculosis. Brothers Cole and Bob remain in the prison.
1893: Some 50,000 Sooners claim land in the Cherokee Strip during the first day of the Oklahoma land rush.
1908: General Motors files papers of incorporation.
1920: Thirty people are killed in a terrorist bombing in New York's Wall Street financial district.