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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 August 22nd
1904: Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leader from 1977 to 1987, held nominal leadership position until his death in 1997.
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
1920: Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer whose works include Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.
1934: H. Norman Schwarzkopf, American general and commander of the coalition forces during the Persian Gulf War.
August 22nd
in history
1642: Civil war in England begins as Charles I declares war on Parliament at Nottingham.
1717: The Austrian army forces the Turkish army out of Belgrade, ending the Turkish revival in the Balkans.
1777: With the approach of General Benedict Arnold's army, British Colonel Barry St. Ledger abandons Fort Stanwix and returns to Canada.
1849: The Portuguese governor of Macao, China, is assassinated because of his anti-Chinese policies.
1911: The Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is stolen from the Louvre in Paris, where it had hung for more than 100 years. It is recovered in 1913.