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Twenty-four OHS students sign to play college athletics

By Trevor Keiser Leader Staff Writer Twenty-four athletes in one year is the biggest group to sign to play at the college level from Oxford, according Athletic Director Mike Watson, who held one final ceremony for all college athlete signers on April 16....more >>

Oxford Invite was 'really smooth,' coach says

The Oxford Invitational held last Saturday "went really smooth," according to Track & Field Head Coach Matt Johnson. "It went really well, the meet went smooth and actually stayed on time and on track," he said....more >>
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Wolves win in overtime

Connor Dziewit swung the ball to teammate Andrew Williamson as the seconds counted down in the overtime period against St. Michael's College School on Sunday. Williamson shot it into the net with 2:38 remaining to win the game for the Wolves against the Toronto team, 12-11....more >>

Lady booters score another win

The Lady Wildcats earned their third OAA White Division win on the soccer field with a 2-1 win against Birmingham Groves on April 24. "The game wasn't easy as the Lady Cats went down 1-0 20 minutes in on a win manipulated 40 yard bomb after the Wildcats had missed several crosses near the goal line," according to Head Coach Robert Euashka....more >>
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Athletes of the Week

Sisters' next step

During Paige and Dana Olsen's first tennis lesson when they were young they swung their rackets for 30 minutes. They didn't hit a single ball. "It was okay they were told," said mom, Deanna Olsen....more >>

Tough start for softball

After five double-headers last week, the Lady Wildcat varsity softball team stands 1-9. The team played Troy High School on April 24 where they lost two. Game 1 was a 3-2 loss. Maddy Dinges went 1-3, Skye Donaldson 1-3, Logan Medel went 2-3 with 1 RBI, Alicia Aguilar 1 RBI....more >>
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Lady Wolves use wins, losses to prepare for Michigan Stars

Lady Hitters had a winning week as they faced a league foe and played in a tournament on Saturday. They began the week splitting a double header against OAA Red foe Troy as they lost the first game, 9-6....more >>

Final seconds win for boys LAX

If your pacemaker was on the fritz Saturday afternoon and you were watching the Oxford Varsity Boys' Lacrosse team, you'd definitely have to visit your family doctor Monday morning....more >>
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Born August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
1932: Nazi leader Hermann Goering is elected president of the Reichstag.
1944: Ploesti, the center of the Rumanian oil industry, falls to Soviet troops.
1957: In an effort to stall the Civil Rights Act of 1957 from passing, Senator Strom Thurmond (D-S.C.) filibusters for over 24 hours. The bill passed, but Thurmond's filibuster becomes the longest in Senate history.
1961: President John F. Kennedy appoints General Lucius D. Clay as his personal representative in Berlin.
1983: Lieutenant Colonel Guion S. Bluford, Jr., becomes the first African-American astronaut to travel in space.