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Wolves put chink in Knights' armor

Junior Nick Tatu opened the game against Oak Park with a pair of three pointers on Friday night. Another shot from outside the arc from senior Matt Rodgers put the boys at nine while the Knights remained at zero....more >>
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Sloney slants for wins

Senior Jeff Sloney is continuing to leave his mark on Clarkston Wrestling for his final season. He placed second in his 130-pound weight class during two tournaments, Tournament of Champs on Dec....more >>

Lady Cagers on fire with three-win streak

Lady Wolves sunk their first two wins of the new year last week against Chippewa Valley and Pontiac. "I was pleased with how they played," said Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball Coach Tim Wasilk....more >>

Wolves pin Carman-Ainsworth for win

Grapplers split their dual meet last Wednesday, beating Flint Carman- Ainsworth and falling to Rochester for the first time in 25 years. Senior Matt Vandermeer got the night rolling in the boys 43-30 win over Carman- Ainsworth, winning the first match with a fall 4:53 against Tae Pendelton in the 171-pound weight class....more >>
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Lady Cats put out Knights' lights

You couldn't tell the varsity girls basketball team hadn't played a game in three weeks. It certainly was not evident in the Wildcats first game of the new year against Oak Park on Thursday, Jan....more >>

Split week for hoopsters in OAA Blue

The varsity boys basketball team split their first two Oakland Activities Association blue division games this week against Birmingham Groves and Bloomfield Hills Lasher. A strong second half against Groves on Friday, Jan....more >>

Grapplers score perfect 84!

A rare feat of dominance was accomplished by the Oxford varsity wrestling team in their match against Troy Athens on Wednesday, Jan. 5. In a preformance comparable to the perfect game in baseball, the Wildcats achieved a perfect wrestling score of 84, pinning every member of the Athens squad that stepped onto the mat....more >>

Boy bowlers roll first OAA win

Late game heroics in the baker portion propelled the varsity bowling squads to 26-4 victories over Troy Athens Jan. 4. The victory was the first-ever Oakland Activities Association win for the boys....more >>

Strong start to 2011 for cheer squad

The varsity cheerleaders got off to a strong start in 2011 with top three finishes in the first two events of the year. Oxford was able to pull off a second place finish in their first ever Oakland Activities Association competition on Monday, Jan....more >>

A win, a loss and 8 records

The boys varsity swim team split another Oakland Activities Association dual meet on Thursday, Jan. 6 against Troy Athens High School and Bloomfield Hills Andover High School. In the midst of a 92-91 victory over Athens and a 113-70 loss to Andover, the Wildcats set eight school records, something that swim coach Jackie Rank was extremely excited pleased with....more >>

Road games troublesome for icers

The varsity hockey team stepped out of Oakland Activities Association play and traveled to northern Michigan for two games against quality opponents in Gaylord and Mt. Pleasant. Oxford lost 4-2 to Gaylord on Jan....more >>
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Born September 3rd
1875: Ferdinand Porsche, automotive engineer, designer of the Volkswagen in 1934 and the Porsche sports car in 1950.
1894: Richard Niebuhr, theologian.
1907: Carl Anderson, physicist and 1936 Nobel prize winner for his discovery of the positron.
1914: Dixie Lee Ray, Chair of the Atomic Energy Commission who received the U.N. Peace Prize in 1977.
1927: Hugh Sidey, news correspondent and author of John F. Kennedy, President.
September 3rd
in history
1916: The German Somme front is broken by an Allied offensive.It took a lot of demonstrating to sell the U.S. Army on motorized transport, but the ultimate incentive came when the American Expeditionary Force entered World War I.
1918: The United States recognizes the nation of Czechoslovakia.
1939: After Germany ignores Great Britain's ultimatum to stop the invasion of Poland, Great Britain declares war on Germany, marking the beginning of World War II in Europe.Battling overwhelming odds in the air and his superiors on the ground, Germany's Adolf Galland became a legend.
1939: The British passenger ship Athenia is sunk by a German submarine in the Atlantic, with 30 Americans among those killed. American Secretary of State Cordell Hull warns Americans to avoid travel to Europe unless absolutely necessary.Captain Johnnie Walker was the Royal Navy's most effective weapon against the German U-boat menace.
1943: British troops invade Italy, landing at Calabria.The Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat Team fought bravely in eight major campaigns.