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Oxford looks to team up with Avondale for hockey

After a year of no high school hockey, Oxford is looking to form a co-op team with Avondale High School for next season. "That's the plan right now," said Oxford High School's Athletic Director Mike Watson....more >>

U10 girls soccer continues winning ways

After going undefeated through winter sessions, the U10 girls entered the spring season registering for the Midland Tournament as well as the MYSL Junior State Cup. After placing first in Midland Tournament they turned their attention the Junior State Cup....more >>
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Born August 22nd
1893: Dorothy Parker, poet, satirist and founding member of the Algonquin Round Table.
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.
August 22nd
in history
1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.
1942: Brazil declares war on the Axis powers. She is the only South American country to send combat troops into Europe.
1945: Soviet troops land at Port Arthur and Dairen on the Kwantung Peninsula in China.
1945: Conflict in Vietnam begins when a group of Free French parachute into southern Indochina, in repsonse to a successful coup by communist guerilla Ho Chi Minh.
1983: Benigno Aquino, the only real opposition on Ferdinand Marcos’ reign as president of the Philippines, is gunned down at Manila Airport.