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Coach made a difference

A special token is on the football helmets for sixth-grade players at Everest Academy. Placed on each helmet is a sticker with the initials "JU" in honor of their coach Jim Urban, who passed away suddenly at the beginning of his fourth year coaching football, Aug....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Acing the court

Senior Angela Niezgoda is counting on her experience and leadership to help her teammates make it to Battle Creek for the MHSAA Volleyball State Finals. "I think confidence is really key for us," she said, reflecting back to the Clarkston High School Girls Varsity Volleyball team's trip to quarterfinals last year....more >>
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High hopes for last road game

With two games to go until the Wolves secure a berth in postseason playoffs, they're looking to knock off Royal Oak this Friday. The Ravens are 0-5 in OAA Red and 1-5 overall, including two shutouts, but the boys and coaches aren't taking it lightly....more >>
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Runners on top as head to county race

Senior Natalie Smith kept her pace through the wet and muddy terrain of Dehlia Park during the Hanson Invite on Saturday. She finished in first and along with her teammates, won the varsity race for the Clarkston High School Girls Cross Country team....more >>

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Confidence on the field

Kickers have a key characteristic as they go into a busy week they have confidence. After last week's win-loss split between their games against Rochester and Rochester Adams, they are looking ahead to tough games against Brother Rice and Lapeer East as they get ready for MHSAA District playoffs a few weeks away....more >>
Donald Turner
The Oxford Leader
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Born January 30th
1885: John Henry Towers, American naval aviation pioneer.
1912: Barbara Tuchman, U.S. historian (The Guns of August).
January 30th
in history
1953: President Dwight Eisenhower announces that he will pull the Seventh Fleet out of Formosa to permit the Nationalists to attack Communist China.
1964: The Ranger spacecraft, equipped with six TV cameras, is launched to the moon from Cape Canaveral.
1972: British troops shoot dead 14 Irish civilians in Derry, Ireland. The day is forever remembered in Ireland as 'Bloody Sunday.'
1976: The U.S. Supreme Court bans spending limits in campaigns, equating funds with freedom of speech.
1980: The first-ever Chinese Olympic team arrives in New York for the Winter Games at Lake Placid.