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Lady Dragons crush the competition

Solid play, teamwork bring in a couple of wins

Both Varsity and JV Girls' Lacrosse teams played and won May 4 against Farmington. The Varsity girls won their game, 15-7. Junior Mallory DeMott lead the scoring with four goals. Senior Paige Hammerl had three goals and an assist while Nicole Blovet and Carly Brooks both scored twice....more >>
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Clarkston downs Dragons, 7-5; Oxford up this Friday

The Lake Orion Varsity Baseball team played Clarkston May 5, falling to their neighboring rivals 7-5. Lake Orion gave up three runs in the first inning while only scoring one of their own....more >>
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Doubles boost Lady Wolves in tournament win

All of the tennis courts were empty except one on Saturday as freshmen Lexi Baylis and Christina Young from Midland Dow continued their battle in the Red & White Holly Invite. The fans and teams for both sides watched on the edge of their seats until Baylis won the championship in the third set for Singles #2, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Hastings a hit on the diamond

How does one compare sports as diverse as softball and basketball? Just ask junior Megan Hastings, who actively participates in both varsity teams. "In basketball you rely on your teammates more on the court, but in softball a lot has to do with off-the-field activities and how well we support each other," explained Hastings....more >>
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Next venture - college

With less than a month to go as Clarkston High School seniors, athletes Kristina Lucas and Liz Zezula know where they are heading after graduation day college. Both signed their letters of intent on April 26....more >>

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Wolves take foes for wins

A recap of last week's highlights

Girls Lacrosse The Girls Varsity Lacrosse team lost to Notre Dame Prepatory on Saturday, 25-16. Danielle Dunn led the team with eight goals as Lauren Sharkey and Stephanie Dellinger added three points each to the score....more >>
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Chris Calvin goes from Wildcat to Warrior

It's every high school basketball player's dream to get a scholarship to basketball at the collegiate level. Oxford High School senior Chris Calvin saw his dream come true when he signed his letter of intent to play college basketball for the Rochester College Warriors on Tuesday, April 26....more >>
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Emert is new girls b-ball coach

The search for a new girls varsity basketball coach is officially over. Oxford Athletic Director Mike Watson announced May 9 that Stephen Emert, of Waterford, was recommended to the board of education for the position of varsity girls basketball coach, effective immediately....more >>

Boys win invite; girls set records

The varsity boys track and field team proved this weekend there is a first time for everything. In their first season competing at the Sterling Heights Invitational on Saturday, May 7, the boys track and field team won the event, finishing with 127 points....more >>

Mixed week for the lady booters

This week was full of mixed results for the varsity girls soccer team as they went 1-2 last week. They opened up the week with a heartbreaking 2-1 loss against Bloomfield Hills Andover on Tuesday, May 3....more >>

LAX earns first win of season

The varsity lacrosse team finally captured that elusive first victory after defeating Swartz Creek 6-5 on Friday, May 6. "It feels really good and the kids felt really good," varsity lacrosse coach Joe Zmikly said....more >>
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Born December 25th
1841: Clara Barton, founder of the Red Cross.
1870: Rosa Luxemburg, Polish-born founder of the Spartacus League which later became the German Communist Party.
1907: Cab Calloway, band leader, the first Jazz singer to sell a million records.
1918: Anwar Sadat, Egyptian president (1970 to 1981) and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
December 25th
in history
1944: Prime Minister Winston Churchill goes to Athens to seek an end to the Greek civil war.
1946: Chiang Kai-shek offers a new Chinese constitution in Nanking pledging universal suffrage.
1950: Scottish nationalists steal the Stone of Scone from the British coronation throne in Westminster Abbey. The 485 pound stone was recovered in April 1951.
1962: The Bay of Pigs captives, upon their return to the United States, vow to return to Cuba and topple Fidel Castro.
1965: Entertainer Chris Noel gives her first performance for the USO at two hospitals in California, She will eventually entertain in Vietnam.