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Icers to play in Comerica Park

The Oxford varsity hockey team will play in a once-in-a-lifetime event this season when the squad plays in an outdoor game at Comerica Park as part of the Hockeytown Winter Festival....more >>
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Wolves defeat Falcons

The Wolves bumped themselves from fourth spot to second in the OAA Red after their 24-0 win over Rochester last Friday. "We started out pretty slow," said senior Jared Yaroch. Both teams remained scoreless in the first quarter until junior running back Ian Eriksen scored on a 3-yard run for a touchdown with 1:13 remaining....more >>
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Dragons sink the Lakers

By Gabriel Ouzounian Review Co-Editor The Dragons added another team to their list of victims last Friday when the team crushed the West Bloomfield Lakers 42-7. Lake Orion began the game strong and didn't let up until the final play of the game when the Lakers finally pushed through to get on the scoreboard....more >>
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Booters start with big win, then drop three

The Oxford soccer team got off to a great start this season with three quick league victories and another over Swartz Creek last week to start the season at 4-0. Unfortunately, the Wildcats' good fortunes vanished over the weekend when the team lost three games in its annual soccer tournament....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Eriksen runs to victory

Fans are familiar with junior running back Ian Eriksen since he opened the Wolves' football season with a 99-yard kickoff return. It led to Clarkston's first touchdown against Rochester Adams only 13 seconds into the game, Aug....more >>
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Spikers possess extreme depth, talent

'Any one of our girls would be starting on a lot of other varsity teams'

Finding a starting lineup is important for any sport, but what's a coach to do when his entire team is worthy of a starting position? This is the problem Volleyball Head Coach Ross Talbott has encountered with the state championship runner-up varsity volleyball team....more >>
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Spikers go 2-2 at Dragon Invite

The Oxford Volleyball team has faced some tough competition leading up to the beginning of OAA White Division play this week. On Saturday, Coach Kristi McDevitt's squad competed in the annual Dragon Invitational at Lake Orion....more >>
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DeFinis finishes off Rochester with late-game goal

Sophomore Joey DeFinis led kickers to a victory over Rochester last Thursday with his goal late in the game put the Wolves, 2-1. "Anytime you can get a win in our league it is a good win," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Chuck Lawhorn....more >>

Dragon earns over $1 million playing golf

Orion native Tom Gillis may have finished tied for 16th during the BMW Championship (41st overall in the FedEx Cup) but he's happy with his performance this year. Indianwood Golf Pro and friend of the player Dave Zink said making $1....more >>
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Swimmers sink against Royal Oak

The Oxford girls swimming and diving team got some strong performances last week, but fell short in a match against a highly-talented Royal Oak team. Oxford lost 102-78. Coach Jackie Rank said her team learned and will grow as a team and individual swimmers as a result....more >>

Wolfpack Update

The Clarkston Varsity Girls Volleyball team was undefeated at the Grand Blanc Classic on Saturday, 5-0. During the championship round they defeated Novi, 25-23 and 25-10. For the day, Rachel Dickerson had 53 kills and 52 digs, Brianna Frakes had 90 assists and eight aces, and Emily Popp had 55 digs and five aces....more >>

Racing to win

The Lady Wolves finished in third place at the West Bloomfield/Brother Rice Invitational at Kensington Metropark on Saturday out of 15 teams. "It was an excellent race," said Clarkston Girls Cross Country Coach Kevin Breen....more >>
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Lady golfers prepare for playoffs

It is back to the green for the Varsity and JV golf teams, and they are looking for a hole-in-one this season. "We have a seasoned group of veterans," said Steven Hoffman, varsity coach....more >>
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Cross country team picks up speed

Lady Runners are picking up speed as they opened their 2012 fall season taking first place at the Golden Grizzly, Aug. 31. It is only the beginning. "They are looking really good," said Clarkston Girls Cross Country Coach Kevin Breen....more >>
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1642: Civil war in England begins as Charles I declares war on Parliament at Nottingham.
1717: The Austrian army forces the Turkish army out of Belgrade, ending the Turkish revival in the Balkans.
1777: With the approach of General Benedict Arnold's army, British Colonel Barry St. Ledger abandons Fort Stanwix and returns to Canada.
1849: The Portuguese governor of Macao, China, is assassinated because of his anti-Chinese policies.
1911: The Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is stolen from the Louvre in Paris, where it had hung for more than 100 years. It is recovered in 1913.