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Changes OK'd for athletic facilities

The Wolves are looking to add on to their athletic facilities. Both the Clarkston Football Program and theClarkston Tennis Program developed plans for empty space at in the stadium and by the tennis courts....more >>
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State champs all the way

Oakland Sidewinders 16U is more than a team of young ladies from the Clarkston area but sisters. They showed their unity during the National Softball Association Michigan State Softball Championship during June 23-26 and brought home the title in the "A" division....more >>
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Oxford's big man headed for Hall of Fame

Eric Ghiaciuc, a 2000 graduate of Oxford High School and three sport standout in football, wrestling and track and field, is considered by many to be one of the most successful student-athletes in OHS history....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
1838: Frederick Douglass escapes slavery disguised as a sailor. He would later write The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass, his memoirs about slave life. At Douglass' home in Washington, D.C., visitors can learn about his successes--and his disappointments.
1855: General William Harney defeats Little Thunder's Brule Sioux at the Battle of Blue Water in Nebraska.
1895: The first professional American football game is played in Latrobe, Pennsylvania between the Latrobe Young Men's Christian Association and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe wins 12-0.
1914: The French capital is moved from Paris to Bordeaux as the Battle of the Marne begins.A fanatically selfless sense of duty drove nurse Edith Cavell to harbor Allied soldiers behind German lines.
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.