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Wildcat cagers claim first league title in 30 years

The Oxford Wildcat boys varsity basketball made history Feb. 25 after winning the league title for the first time in more than 30 years by beating Hazel Park 72-66. "I don't think it honestly has hit me how significant (this is), especially (in) my first year as head coach," said Coach Stephan Henning....more >>
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Highlanders shown the low road

A surge in the second quarter on Monday night boosted the Wolves into the MHSAA Boys Basketball District Semifinals for this Wednesday. "We were good," said Dan Fife, long-time head coach for Clarkston after the Wolves defeated Rochester Adams 72-59 in the first round of district playoffs....more >>
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Three grapplers earn state medals

Of the eight individual wrestling state qualifiers, three Wildcats came home with All-State honors and wearing medals. Alex Hrisopoulos took second at 112 pounds, after being pinned by Max Johnson, of Davison, with seven seconds left on the clock in the first round....more >>
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Leading the way

A boost from junior Erika Davenport in the second overtime against Rochester Adams in the first round of MHSAA Girls Basketball Districts helped the Lady Wolves win the game 67-65, Feb....more >>
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Lady Cats defeated by Lady Wolves in district matcth

The Lady Wildcats got ate up on the hardwood at their district match against the Clarkston Wolves with a 36-41 loss after keeping them in check for three quarters. "Unfortunately for the Wildcats it takes four quarters to complete a basketball game," said team statistician Brian Murphy....more >>
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Heartbreaker ending

The Lady Wolves cut the deficit down to four points in the last minute against Stoney Creek with a 3-pointer from junior Ashley Skaggs in last Friday's MHSAA Girls Basketball District final....more >>

Oxford Bowlers fought well at state finals

The Division 1 Michigan State Finals for bowling was held on February 28th at Sunnybrook Lanes in Sterling Heights. It is the last tournament of the season and marks the end of the 2013- 2014 season for bowling in Michigan High Schools....more >>
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Wolves finish season

Icers finished their season after a 3-2 loss in the MHSAA Pre-Regionals against Grand Blanc, Feb. 25. Senior Jacob LaPorte opened the night with a quick goal less than half a minute into the game off of an assist from senior Kyle Cuthrell....more >>

Skiiers do well at finals

Lars Joergens-Kokate and Greg Schultz represented the Holly/Oxford ski team well at individuals on Feb. 24 at Schuss Mountian Kokate took fourth place GS and fifth place Slalom. He was 1st team All-State in both events....more >>

Swimmers take fourth at league meet

Oxford Boys swim finished fourth at the League meet held Feb. 21 at Lake Orion High School. 200 Medley Relay: Oxford's A Relay of Stresky (junior), Scribner (junior), Vandecar (senior), and Terry (sophomore) came in 4th with a time of 1:46....more >>
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Born October 20th
1901: Adelaide Hall, cabaret singer.
1925: Art Buchwald, humorist.
1931: Mickey Mantel, baseball great who played for the New York Yankees
1932: Michael McClure, beat poet.
1940: Robert Pinsky, former U.S. Poet Laureate.
October 20th
in history
1903: The Joint Commission, set up on January 24 by Great Britain and the United States to arbitrate the disputed Alaskan boundary, rules in favor of the United States. The deciding vote is Britain's, which embitters Canada. The United States gains ports on the panhandle coast of Alaska.
1904: Bolivia and Chile sign a treaty ending the War of the Pacific. The treaty recognizes Chile's possession of the coast, but provides for construction of a railway to link La Paz, Bolivia, to Arica, on the coast.
1924: Baseball's first 'colored World Series' is held in Kansas City, Mo. The talented athletes of the negro leagues.
1938: Czechoslovakia, complying with Nazi policy, outlaws the Communist Party and begins persecuting Jews. The unprecedented Nuremberg Trial.
1940: German troops reach the approaches to Moscow. Red Stars Over Berlin.