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Lady Wolves block Davison and Flushing from Regional title

Spikers were back to work on Monday afternoon practicing with lots of energy for their game against Farmington Hills Mercy. The Lady Wolves claimed their first Regional title since 1976 on Thursday night when they beat Flushing, 3-1....more >>
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Athletes of the Week

Ready for next level

The ink dried on the paper as five Clarkston High School athletes celebrated with family and friends on Nov. 12. The seniors chose which direction they wanted to go in the future....more >>

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Ramos brothers top in the nation and the state

Brothers Dominick and Andrew Ramos pedaled past their competitors and to the end of the track. Both finished in third place in their respective age group against riders from all over the United States during the National NBL Grand Championship Race, Dominick for 12-year-olds and Andrew for 10-year-olds....more >>
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Lions charge for championship

Clarkston Lions defeated five teams over the weekend at the Michigan Youth Flag Football Championship. "Their great attitude and commitment to the game showed during the championship run," said Coach Dave Dickens....more >>

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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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Captains: Close win last game was good practice for Saturday

Tyler Misiak, Joey Kohler, Zach Zott and Blair Williams were sophomores when the Dragon football team battled in Ford Field two years ago. The boys didn't play that game, but each of them remember walking out of the tunnel and seeing the crowd for the first time....more >>

Volleyball season ends with Marian

After their first District title in 15 years over Rochester Adams, the varsity girls lost in three rounds, Nov. 11, to Birmingham Marian. Scores were 25-13, 25-20, 25-19. Liz Kalugar and Shannon Murdock each tallied 11 kills, and Alyssa Wesley had 28 assists....more >>
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It's up . . . up . . . up . . . it's good!

Oxford graduate gets shot with Detroit Lions

Former Oxford High placekicker Dave Rayner's football career has come full circle. After spending his high school career as a Wildcat, he returns to the gridiron to kick for the hometown Detroit Lions and had a solid debut in the Lions 14-12 loss against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, Nov....more >>
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X-country solid at state

The varsity cross country team wrapped up its season with record breaking performances and personal bests at the state finals, Nov. 6. Running on smooth surface of the Michigan International Speedway in Jackson, all three Wildcat runners were able to position themselves comfortable in the school record books....more >>
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Kornburger to swim at state finals, team takes OAA silver

First year in the Oakland Activities Association was a success for varsity swimmers, as they finished second to Clarkston at the OAA championships at Clarkston High School, Nov. 3-5....more >>

Undefeated on the gridiron

Oxford Middle School can proudly proclaim that it has three teams finish without a loss during the fall season. In addition to the seventh grade girls basketball team, who went 12-0, the eighth and seventh grade football teams each went 6-0 and captured league titles....more >>

Netters bow out in District playoffs

The varsity volleyball team suffered a four set loss in the opening round of Districts to Rochester on Nov. 2. The Wildcats lost game one 25-23 before coming back and winning game two 27-25....more >>
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Born August 22nd
1893: Dorothy Parker, poet, satirist and founding member of the Algonquin Round Table.
1904: Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leader from 1977 to 1987, held nominal leadership position until his death in 1997.
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
1920: Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer whose works include Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.
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in history
1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.
1942: Brazil declares war on the Axis powers. She is the only South American country to send combat troops into Europe.
1945: Soviet troops land at Port Arthur and Dairen on the Kwantung Peninsula in China.
1945: Conflict in Vietnam begins when a group of Free French parachute into southern Indochina, in repsonse to a successful coup by communist guerilla Ho Chi Minh.
1983: Benigno Aquino, the only real opposition on Ferdinand Marcos’ reign as president of the Philippines, is gunned down at Manila Airport.