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Cats go 1-2 in Owosso tourney

The Lady Cats won one game and lost two at the April 3 tournament held at Owosso High School, bringing their record to 2-11. The girls beat Haslett High School 13-4. Cheryl Banas went 4-5, scored 2 runs and had 1 RBI, Madison Dinges went 1-3, scored 2 runs and had 1 RBI, Skye Donaldson went 3-4, scored 3 runs and had 1 RBI....more >>

Boys LAX may have found its spring stride

The Wildcats started off the week with a tough league loss of 11-5 to Rochester Adams, but by Friday night Oxford may have found its spring stride after dropping West Bloomfield at home 15-2 in Oakland Activities Association action....more >>
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Born October 2nd
1879: Wallace Stevens, poet.
1890: Julius Henry 'Groucho' Marx, comedian, one of the five Marx brothers (the others being Chico, Harpo, Zeppo and Gummo).
1900: William A. 'Bud' Abbot, comedian, the straight man to Lou Costello.
1901: Roy Campbell, poet (The Flaming Terrapin).
1904: Graham Greene, novelist (The Power and The Glory, The Heart of the Matter).
October 2nd
in history
1535: Having landed in Quebec a month ago, Jacques Cartier reaches a town, which he names Montreal.
1862: An Army under Union General Joseph Hooker arrives in Bridgeport, Alabama to support the Union forces at Chattanooga. Chattanooga's Lookout Mountain provides a dramatic setting for the Civil War's battle above the clouds.
1870: The papal states vote in favor of union with Italy. The capital is moved from Florence to Rome.
1871: Morman leader Brigham Young, 70, is arrested for polygamy. He was laterconvicted, but the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction. Disappointed Army officer Patrick Connor wanted to be back East fighting Rebels. Instead, he found himself in the bitter cold along icebound Bear Creek, near today's Utah-Idaho border.
1879: A dual alliance is formed between Austria and Germany, in which the two countries agree to come to the other's aid in the event of aggression.