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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 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1648: The signing of the Treaty of Westphalia ends the German Thirty Years' War.
1755: A British expedition against the French held Fort Niagara in Canada ends in failure.
1836: The match is patented.
1861: Western Union completes the first transcontinental telegraph line, putting the Pony Express out of business.
1863: General Ulysses S. Grant arrives in Chattanooga, Tennessee to find the Union Army there starving. Escaping a Rebel siege at Chattanooga.