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Clarkston sinks first win in season opener

Senior Max Collins grabbed the basketball off Orchard Lake St. Mary's Prep's rebound and headed down the court. He positioned himself behind the 3-point line and threw the ball towards the rim, sinking it and bringing Clarkston into the lead in the second period....more >>
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Morse, fit to be tied

Senior Austin Morse took a chance with two and a half minutes left in the game. He hit the puck and it snuck behind Farmington's goalie and tied the score in the OAA league game on Thursday night, 3-3....more >>

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Defense keeps opponents at bay

Lady Cagers outscored their hosts Troy-Athens in the last quarter in Friday's game by three points. But the Lady Redhawks' lead in the first half worked to their benefit as they beat Clarkston, 45-42....more >>

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Icers find way past Farmington teams

The puck rebounded and Brad Pizzey skated taking a shot as he swept past the net and the goalie. He stopped at the wall with his hands up in victory - he had just tied the score against Farmington on Dec....more >>

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Grapplers ready for Oakland County meet

Jeff Sloney had a gleam in his eye as he quickly moved forward towards Oxford's Noah Cantera. Sloney added points to his score against his 130-pound opponent on Dec. 8, and attempted to take Cantera down....more >>
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Let's go Blue!

The Clarkston Girls Varsity Competitive Cheer team made their first appearance for the winter season. They cheered and performed their routine during the Boys Varsity Basketball team's season opener against Orchard Lake St....more >>
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Big win at Big House!

Members and coaches of Oxford's varsity hockey team got a once in a lifetime experience this week as they played an outdoor hockey game at college football's largest stadium. The Wildcat varsity hockey team shook off their early nerves and came back to defeat Troy 4-1 in front of 500 fans at the Big House in Ann Arbor on Thursday, Dec....more >>
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Grapplers make Clarkston, Rochester cry 'Uncle!'

New coach. New league. Same results. The Oxford varsity wrestling team keeps on going, no matter who they face or where they face them. This week saw the Wildcats tackle their first ever Oakland Activities Association opponents, Clarkston and Rochester in a dual meet on Wednesday, Dec....more >>
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Gridiron warriors named to OAA White team

The first year in the Oakland Activities Association might have been rough record wise for the varsity football team, but a few Wildcats made their presence felt on the field and left a lasting impact on opposing coaches....more >>

Lady Cats suffer back-to-back routs

Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes (WOLL) took advantage of the youth and inexperience of the varsity girls basketball team, handily defeating the Wildcats 60-18. "We played an excellent, veteran and well coached team tonight and it was an education for our young team," admitted varsity head coach Al Poynter....more >>
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Ghiaciuc signs with Dolphins

Eric Ghiaciuc has plenty of reasons to smile this week. Ghiaciuc, a 2000 graduate and former standout offensive and defensive lineman for Oxford High School is down in the warmth and sunshine of Miami, FL as he recently signed with the Miami Dolphins to become their backup center due to numerous injuries along their offensive line....more >>

Three booters make OAA team

The boys varsity soccer team might have finished the season with a sub.500 winning percentage, but it didn't stop opposing coaches from noticing that Oxford had some talent. Three Wildcats were named to the Oakland Activities Association's All-League team and three were selected on the All-District team....more >>
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Born September 4th
1905: Mary Renault (Mary Challans), author who wrote about her wartime experiences in The Last of the Wine and The King Must Die.
1908: Richard Wright, novelist best known for Native Son.
1918: Paul Harvy, radio commentator.
1920: Craig Claiborne, food critic and cookbook author.
1920: Maggie Higgins, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize (1951) for international reporting, for her work in Korean war zones.
September 4th
in history
1881: The Edison electric lighting system goes into operation as a generator serving 85 paying customers is switched on.
1886: Elusive Apache leader Geronimo surrenders to General Nelson A. Miles at Skeleton Canyon, Ariz. Bows and arrows made their mark on the frontier even when guns were around, and arrowhead wounds kept army surgeons plenty busy.
1893: Beatrix Potter sends a note to her governess' son with the first drawing of Peter Rabbit, Cottontail and others. The Tale of Petter Rabbit is published eight years later.
1915: The U.S. military places Haiti under martial law to quell a rebellion in its capital Port-au-Prince.
1941: German submarine U-652 fires at the U.S. destroyer Greer off Iceland, beginning an undeclared shooting war.As their escorts turned away, the ships of the doomed Allied convoy, PQ-17, followed orders and began to disperse in the Arctic waters.