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Spiker pitches perfect game

The perfect game. For a pitcher, it's the Holy Grail of baseball. Clayton Spiker, a 2011 Oxford High School graduate, can now count himself among the few who have been fortunate enough to drink from it....more >>

Wildcat golfers winning dual matches, tournaments

With a current ranking of first in the league, Oxford Varsity Golf Coach Terry Kelley is hopeful the good season will continue. "We've won five dual matches and lost in a close match to a ranked team," Kelley said....more >>
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Baseball coach looks for team to keep 'playing hard'

With six games left in the season, Oxford Varsity Baseball Coach Jeff Willis is looking for his boys to "keep playing hard." "We got to keep hitting the baseball and making plays on defense," Willis said....more >>
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Born July 1st
1892: James M. Cain, author (The Postman Always Rings Twice, Mildred Pierce).
1899: Thomas Dorsey, American songwriter, singer and pianist, the father of gospel music.
1902: William Wyler, film director (The Best Years of Our Lives, Ben Hur).
1903: Amy Johnson, English aviator.
1915: Willie Dixon, blues musician.
July 1st
in history
1898: American troops take San Juan Hill and El Caney, Cuba, from the Spaniards.
1942: German troops capture Sevestapol, Crimea, in the Soviet Union.
1945: The New York State Commission Against Discrimination is established--the first such agency in the United States.
1950: American ground troops arrive in South Korea to halt the advancing North Korean army.
1961: British troops land in Kuwait to aid against Iraqi threats.