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Cats clinch playoff berth!

The Oxford football fans that traveled to Bloomfield Hills last Friday were treated to another spectacular outing by all-everything quarterback Glacier Wallington who led the Wildcats to a 35-14 victory and a berth in the state playoffs....more >>

Winning streak continues

It took a 62-yard run to wake up Clarkston's gridiron heroes last Friday night at Lake Orion High School in their 42-7 win. The long touchdown run didn't come from Clarkston but Dragons' Matt Krause three minutes into the game....more >>

Wolves win shootout for district title

It was a battle until the end - and the end result was claiming their second consecutive MHSAA District title last Saturday with a win 2-1 over Walled Lake Northern. "It was a heavy-weight battle," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Curtis Payment....more >>

Booters win district finals

Over the weekend the Wildcat booters claimed district finals after a 2-1 over the Grand Blanc Bobcats. Oxford's Nick Wright scored off a header from a throw-in from Greg Knox that was flicked on by Devan deJong....more >>

Matisse rewrites history

Athlete of the Week

Sophomore Alex Matisse finished his tennis season with the Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis team after going 1-1 at the state finals last week. He was the only Wolf to individually qualify for the state championships in the last 20 years....more >>

Lady Cat swimmers dive into another win

By Trevor Keiser Leader Staff Writer The Lady Cat Swim and Dive team took a 145-34 win over Hazel Park in their last home meet of the season, improving their record to 5 1 in the league and 5 3 overall....more >>

Lady Wolves win tourney, league

History was made on Saturday as Clarkston's spikers won the sixth annual Beast of the East tournament. It was the first time the Lady Wolves won the event. "It was our focus this week," said Clarkston Varsity Volleyball Coach Kelly Pinner....more >>
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Born October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1755: A British expedition against the French held Fort Niagara in Canada ends in failure.
1836: The match is patented.
1861: Western Union completes the first transcontinental telegraph line, putting the Pony Express out of business.
1863: General Ulysses S. Grant arrives in Chattanooga, Tennessee to find the Union Army there starving. Escaping a Rebel siege at Chattanooga.
1897: The first comic strip appears in the Sunday color supplement of the New York Journal called the 'Yellow Kid.'