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OMS grapplers are Oakland County champs!

The Oxford Middle School Wrestling team took first place at the Sixth Annual Oakland County Championships March 8 held at Lake Orion High School. Eighteen Wildcat wrestlers competed in a field that included 25 teams....more >>

Meeting to determine fate of OHS hockey

"It was a strange winter without being at the arena for Wildcats Hockey," said Oxford High School Athletic Director Mike Watson. In hopes of having a team next year, an informational meeting will be held on March 28 at 6 p....more >>
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Born August 29th
1898: Preston Sturges, screenwiter, film director and playwright.
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.
August 29th
in history
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.
1952: In the largest bombing raid of the Korean War, 1,403 planes of the Far East Air Force bomb Pyongyang, North Korea.