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Basketball camp, July 19-23

Cagers get ready for building your skills at Fife Basketball Camp. The camp is held July 19-23 and is open to boys entering 7th-9th grade in the fall. From 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., you will stretch, build skills and participate in contests and games....more >>

Fundamentals with Coach Fife

Take your game to the next level at Fife Fundamentals Basketball Camp. From shooting to defense, boys entering 4th-6th grade will learn the fundamentals of the game from Dan Fife, Clarkston High School Varsity Boys Coach and his coaching staff....more >>

Athlete of the Week

Lucas reigns on the court

A goal was etched in Kristina Lucas' mind while she prepared and headed to the state finals. She was going to bring home the championship in Singles #3 like her sister Alyssa. She battled throughout the two days in Midland and came back fulfilling her goal....more >>

Lady Wolves take seventh during the state finals

Kristina Lucas and Katie Brozovich faced their emotions as they played against opponents they knew too well. Lucas made it to the championship round in Singles #3 at MHSAA state finals for tennis after defeating Ann Arbor Pioneer in a tie breaker....more >>

Wolves claim second place in league

Hitters fought through the hot and humid Saturday for their chance to grab the MHSAA Regional title. Both Clarkston and Rochester Adams made it to the final round at Oxford after each defeated OAA foes in the semifinals....more >>
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Keeping their opponents on ice

Despite their name, the ICE Fastpitch 14 and under team is not cold - more fired up and heating up the diamond. They were victorious in Flint during the May Mayhem tournament, sweeping all five of their games brought home the trophy....more >>

Darby Peters on par at EMU

Eastern Michigan University junior women's golfer Darby Peters, a 2007 Lake Orion High School graduate, was recently named Academic All-Mid-American Conference. Peters, who played a significant role in the LOHS Girls' Golf 2007 state championship, was also named first team All-MAC team at the MAC Championships earlier this year....more >>

Arnott sinks hole-in-one

Andrew Arnott, a resident of Lake Orion, age 15, hit his first hole-in-one May 18 at Oxford Boulder Pointe Golf Club On the Peaks Hole #4, par 3, 135 yards, Andrew took a pitching wedge and a Callaway Tour ball and sunk the shot....more >>

Girls' lacrosse net school record

After winning a thrilling 14-13 game in the first round of regionals against Rochester United, the girls' lacrosse season came to an end with an exciting 14-13 triple overtime loss to Waterford United at LOHS on Tuesday, June 1....more >>
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Oakview runners leave competition in the dust

Thursday, June 3 was a record setting night for the Oakview Middle School's track and field team. The Oakview Dragons became the first Lake Orion middle school to win the Oakland County seventh and eighth grade championship, and the first school in the 25-year history of the event to win the boys and girls team titles outright in the same year....more >>
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Eldridge, Luxton honored by boosters

Two individuals who have donated countless hours over the years in support of high school sports were honored by the Oxford Wildcat Athletic Boosters last week. Diana Eldridge received the Booster Lifetime Achievement award for doing just about everything for the student-athletes including packing lunches, putting up tents, cooking hot dogs and hamburgers, providing Gatorade and juice boxes by the gallon, and creating centerpieces for banquets....more >>

Softball team loses in opening round of Regionals

The Varsity softball team had a disappointing end to a fabulous season as the Troy Colts eliminated the Wildcats 7-0 in the opening round of Regionals on Saturday, June 12. Oxford could not get their bats going as they struggled against Troy's defense and all-state pitcher....more >>
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1786: Jean-Louis Nicollet, French explorer.
1802: Alexandre Dumas, French author (The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers).
1895: Robert Graves, poet and novelist (Goodbye to All That).
1897: Amelia Earhart, aviation pioneer.
1900: Zelda Sayre, writer (Save me the Waltz).
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in history
1704: Admiral George Rooke takes Gibraltar from the Spanish.
1766: At Fort Ontario, Canada, Ottawa chief Pontiac and William Johnson sign a peace agreement.
1791: Robespierre expels all Jacobins opposed to the principles of the French Revolution.
1847: The first members of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons) arrive in Utah, settling in present-day Salt Lake City.
1862: The eighth president of the United States, Martin Van Buren, dies at the age of 79.