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Lady Wolves capture fourth consecutive district title

Senior Megan McCarty tapped the volleyball over the net, out of reach for Grand Blanc spikers and onto the floor. The point was added to the board and Clarkston gained the lead in the second game, 16-15....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Carpenter motivates teammates

Steve Carpenter finished his senior football season named All-League for his performance at defense linebacker. He has seen his Clarkston Varsity Football team go through their highs and lows during his three years with the team....more >>


Making waves

Jenny Godlew jumped into the air and flipped in a somersault before splashing into Clarkston's pool on Thursday night. She had a few more rounds to go in the diving event in the OAA Blue league meet but by the end she took second behind Oxford's Jade Casadei....more >>


Runners finish season at states

Senior Lindsay Fantin finished her high school cross country career setting a new personal record. During her race at the MHSAA State Finals on Saturday she finished with a time of 19:16....more >>


Time to hit the basketball courts

Sign up for McGrath and Horizon Hoops

Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Dan Fife, his coaching staff, and players teach all they know at the 29th Annual McGrath League. The Saturday league is open to boys in 3rd to 8th grade and will run for 11 weeks beginning Dec....more >>
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Dragon district champs will face Eisenhower, Friday

Dragon Head Football Coach Chris Bell knows his stats. He said, for example, last Friday the Dragon defense contained Grand Blanc to 137 offensive yards, a meager 31 of which were on the ground, and severely restricted play by the second all-time quarterback in passing yards in Genesee County history....more >>
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Spikers defy 15-year trend

For the first time in 15 years, the Lake Orion varsity volleyball team won it's first district championship. Last weekend, the girls beat Rochester 25-15, 25-17 and 25-15. "We had a great team effort from everyone," said Coach Bob Howey, adding balanced statistics were led by Shannon Murdock with 10 kills, Liz Kalugar with 10 kills, Taylor Hargraves with seven kills, Alyssa Wesley with 33 assists, Maddie Hutchison with 20 digs and Linnea Berriman with seven blocks....more >>
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Icers to play the 'Big House' Dec. 9

If University of Michigan Head Coach Rich Rodriguez thinks his football team is fun to watch, just wait till he sees the Oxford Varsity hockey team take the ice at the Big House on Thursday, Dec....more >>
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Cats win Super Bowl!

Matt Curtis rushes for three TDs

They may not be going to Disney World to celebrate, but the Oxford Jr. Wildcats did win the Super Bowl. On Saturday, the Freshman Blue team soundly thrashed the Clarkston Chiefs 26-7 to win the Northern Youth Football League's (NYFL) Super Bowl VI played at OHS stadium....more >>
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Undefeated hoopsters win league title

Another year, another undefeated girls basketball team at Oxford Middle School. Last year it was the eighth grade girl's team. This year, the seventh grade team took it's turn going undefeated, going 12-0 and winning their league title....more >>
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Born October 5th
1882: Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist, held more than 200 rocketry patents.
1902: Ray Croc, founder of the McDonald's hamburger franchise in 1955.
1911: Flann O'Brien, Irish novelist and playwright (The Hard Life, The Third Policeman).
1936: Václav Havel, Czech dissident dramatist who became the first freely elected president of Czechoslovakia in 55 years.
1959: Maya Lin, American architect who designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
October 5th
in history
1882: Outlaw Frank James surrenders in Missouri six months after brother Jesse's assassination.
1915: Germany issues an apology and promises for payment for the 128 American passengers killed in the sinking of the British ship Lusitania. The fateful voyage of the Lusitania.
1931: Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon complete the first heavier than air nonstop flight over the Pacific. Their flight, begun October 3, lasted 41 hours, 31 minutes and covered 5,000 miles. They piloted their Bellanca CH-200 monoplane from Samushiro, 300 miles north of Tokyo, Japan, to Wenatchee, Washington.
1965: U.S. forces in Saigon receive permission to use tear gas. More than two decades after it ended, the Vietnam War still stirs controversy in the media and on Capitol Hill.
1966: A sodium cooling system malfunction causes a partial core meltdown at the Enrico Fermi demonstration breeder reactor near Detroit. Radiation is contained.