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Cats win 'rollercoaster ride' of a game 36-28

FARMINGTON Football fans who thought they were watching a football matchup between Oxford and North Farmington were treated to more of a track meet in the second half of a Wildcat victory....more >>
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Boys cross country is experienced

The tail end of the 2012 track season saw Lake Orion return with a state championship. Now, those same runners will have the opportunity to show what they can do in long distance runs, as the cross country season previewed on Aug....more >>
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Wolves top Lakers, 47-7

Senior Jerome "Cheese" Clevidence stood up at the urging of his teammates and coaches and began dancing on the field after last Friday's 47-7 win over West Bloomfield. "I guess everyone does it," he laughed....more >>

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X-country teams finish 2nd, 3rd at Rochester Adams Invite

The Wildcats are off and running! In their first outing of the season, the OHS boys and girls cross country teams finished second and third of the seven schools competing at the Rochester Adams invitation Aug....more >>
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Girls cross country is young

It happens to even the best high school sports teams - people graduate and sometimes a team is left without experience. This is the case for the Varsity Girl's Cross Country team, but head coach Debi McDonald believes the team has potential....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Swimming to states

Junior Sami Stelpflug made a splash into the new season after finishing last year as All-American on the Clarkston Girls Swim team. She qualified for the state meet on Aug. 23 in two events - the 500-yard freestyle and the 200-yard medley relay with teammates Amber Hallman, Natalie Vela and Kathryn Culver; and qualified on Aug....more >>

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Golfers get into swing of things

It's been a busy few weeks for the OHS lady golfers Junior Varsity coach Gretchen Gabler said the inaugural Golden Wedge tournament, held in Metamora on August 30, was a "wonderful tournament ....more >>
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Sights set on a successful year

A few weeks into a new season and the Lady Spikers are making big hits to get them back to the state finals after finishing in the Final Four last fall. "Finishing like that brought a lot more excitement for the season," said Clarkston Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach Kelly Avenall....more >>

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Oxford's aquatic athletes defeat Farmington

The OHS Swimming and Diving team had a great first meet at Farmington High Aug. 30, defeating the home team 101-69. Coach Jacqueline Rank said she was "really pleased with the results....more >>
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Lessons from loss

Twenty-five seconds remained in the first half of the Wolves game against Stoney Creek last Thursday. Clarkston had possession but they needed to do something fast or they were about to head into the second half behind 3-0....more >>

Riding into their competitive meets

The Lady Wolves ready to ride into the district meets as they are well-prepared for the 2012 season. The Clarkston Equestrian Team competes in back-to-back meets Sept. 8-9 and a third meet on Sept....more >>
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Back to the water for new season

Swimmers have dived into the new season with two wins against Lake Orion and Grand Blanc and are prepping for more. "I expect fast times," said Clarkston Girls Swim Coach Kenwyn Chock....more >>

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Spikers win Gabriel Richard Invite

The OHS Varsity Volleyball team returned victorious from the Gabriel Richard Invitational last week. Held in Ann Arbor , the Wildcats were undefeated in five matches that day, and received the first place trophy for their hard work....more >>
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On the green

The Lady Wolves posted their first win during their meet against Lake Orion last week, 186-207. "It was thrilling," said Clarkston Varsity Golf Coach Steven Hoffman. "I am expecting a lot more positive things from this team....more >>

Wolfpack Update

Runners took first place at the Golden Grizzly at Oakland University on Friday, scoring 67. Leading the Clarkston Girls Varsity Cross Country team were Nicole Hanson, finishing third at 20:25; Lynsie Gram, fifth at 20:30; and Kaitlin Catania, eighth at 21:02....more >>
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Born August 28th
1828: Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist (War and Peace, Anna Karenina).
1882: Belle Benchley, the first female zoo director in the world, who directed the Zoological Gardens of San Diego.
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
August 28th
in history
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.
1945: Chinese communist leader Mao Tse-Tung arrives in Chunking to confer with Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek in a futile effort to avert civil war.
1963: One of the largest demonstrations in the history of the United States, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, takes place and reaches its climax at the base of the Lincoln Memorial when Dr. Martin Luther King delivers his I have a dream speech.