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Wolves' defense line leads team to first win

Senior Ty Foltz caught the football with 25.2 seconds to go in the game on the three yard line. Clarkston players and fans cheered - Foltz had intercepted West Bloomfield's throw to the endzone....more >>
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Toth takes first

Samantha Toth and her horse, Eddie, left the compeition in the dust during the Grosse Pointe Hunt Club Child/Adult Jumper Competition. During the competition on August 15, Toth finished first three events including High Children's Adult Jumper against seven other riders, with 20 points and High Children's Adult Jumper Gamblers Choice against eight other entries, with 20 points....more >>

Spikers lead with two wins

Lady Wolves are gearing up for their first league game of the season. They prepared by defeating Oxford and Flushing last week in their Quad on Aug. 31. They beat the Lady Wildcats, 25-12 and 25-14 and Flushing 25-22 in both sets....more >>
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Gold and blue, what about you?

Clarkston Varsity Cheerleaders keep the crowd's spirits going during the Wolves high and low moments against West Bloomfield, Sept....more >>

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Only 5K away from Jamboree in OAA

Runners are showing off their footing and speed as they get ready for their upcoming busy weeks. Both the Boys and Girls Varsity Cross Country teams compete in the West Bloomfield/Brother Rice Invitational on Saturday and their first OAA Jamboree is set for next Tuesday....more >>
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Wolves create more opportunities to score

Kickers finished last week the same as they did their first week of play - but what the scores didn't show was more passion on the field. The boys lost to Detroit Catholic Central on Aug....more >>
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Dragons take second game of the season

The Dragon football team celebrated its second win of the season after the boys beat Rochester, 36-7, Sept. 3. This Friday, they'll go head-to-head with Pontiac in an away game. One team will leave the field with their first loss of the season....more >>

Kranker has an edge up

Lake Orion man to play hockey in Turkey for University Games

Six years ago, Lake Orion resident Kevin Kranker was playing for the Orchard Lake Pirates, a Midget A travel hockey team. He and his team, including four other Lake Orion players, made it to the finals in the International Silverstick tournament in Sarnia, ON....more >>
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Local swimmers finish strong

The Lake Orion Liquid Lightning swim team completed its 2009-2010 swim season with a 10th overall finish in a field of 60 plus teams at the Michigan Long Course State Championships....more >>
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Cats pounce on Lathrup

The historic first win for Oxford in the Oakland Activities Association White Division might not have been a classic by football standards but it was a classic Wildcat victory. The Cats' defense forced four turnovers in the third quarter and the offense capitalized on all of them to break a 7-7 halftime tie and roll to a 38-21 victory over Southfield Lathrup....more >>
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Booters begin OAA play 1-1

By Andrew Moser Leader Staff Writer The Varsity Boys Soccer team kicked off Oakland Activities Association play this week and got a mixed bag of results. On Thursday, Sept. 2, the Wildcats got shutout by Farmington 5-0....more >>

Gillis still in hunt for FedEx Cup

Professional golfer Tom Gillis, a native of the Oxford/Orion area, is still in the hunt for the FedEx Cup, the championship trophy for the PGA Tour. Gillis is projected to advance to next week's BMW Championship in Lemont, Illinois the third of four PGA Tour playoff events....more >>

Notre Dame sinks Cat swimmers in season opener

The Varsity Swim team kicked off their season on Tuesday Aug. 31 with a 127-58 loss to Notre Dame Prep. Even with the loss, Head Coach Jackie Rank was pleased because the girls were able to establish four records and have a state meet cut....more >>

Golfers undefeated in OAA

So far, the Varsity Girls Golf team doesn't mind moving to the Oakland Activities Association. They moved to 3-0 in league play (2-0 in OAA White) after soundly defeating Lake Orion 202-214 at Boulder Pointe Golf Club on Thursday, Aug....more >>

Spikers start off 1-2

The Volleyball season kicked off with the Varsity Wildcats Volleyball team facing some tough tests before beginning Oakland Activities Association play. On Aug. 24, the girls took on Grand Blanc, Lake Orion and Notre Dame Prep....more >>

Solid start for cross country squads

Kovacic sets sophomore record

The 2010 Varsity Cross Country Boy's and Girls campaign kicked off with solid efforts at the Adams Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 2. Both teams finished fourth at the Invite; Brighton High School's boys and girls team took first....more >>
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Booters take the field

Those who enjoy the type of "football" that routinely packs stadiums throughout Europe and South America will be happy to know the Oxford boys varsity soccer team is back for another season of action....more >>
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1866: Indians led by Red Cloud and Crazy Horse kill Captain William J. Fetterman and 79 other men who had ventured out from Fort Phil Kearny to cut wood. The fatal Fetterman fight
1910: Over 2.5 million plague victims are reported in the An-Hul province of China.
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1944: German troops surround the 101st Airborne Division at the Bastogne in Belgium. Firsthand account from Bastogne.
1945: General George S. Patton dies at the age of 60 after being injured in a car accident.