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Missed it by that much

FARMINGTON The Oxford Wildcats' efforts to move into first place in the Oakland Activities Association White Division fell inches short on Friday. The Wildcats had a shot at beating Farmington in overtime, but couldn't score and lost the 19-13 heartbreaker when a final pass missed its mark in the end zone....more >>
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Dragons declaw the Stoney Creek Cougars

Lake Orion continued it's dominating win streak with a crushing 42-7 victory over Rochester Stoney Creek on Sept. 14. The game started almost immediately in Orion's favor when senior Nick Booker put the Dragons on the scoreboard in the opening play with a 90 yard kickoff return....more >>
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Red Hawks stopped in flight

The sun shined onto Clarkston High School's football field on Monday as the gridiron heroes prepared for a new week of practice. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Football team had two days off after the win over Troy Athens on Friday, 42-6, and are working for more....more >>

Booters tie with Harrison

Oxford's soccer-playing Wildcats are proving to be one of the best teams in the OAA Blue division this season. The team is 3-1-1 in league play following a 2-2 tie last week with Farmington Hills Harrison....more >>
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Racketers fail to topple Clarkston Wolves

The Dragons of the tennis court fought a close battle against Clarkston on Sept. 13, but eventually feel to the greater depth of the Wolves. Singles saw the Dragons only bring home one win, with senior Jesse Keller in the number two singles spot deftly beating his opponent....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Leading on the court

Senior Rachel Dickerson dove to the gym floor and hit the volleyball towards the net. She looked up just in time to see it go over to the net and into Birmingham Seaholm's side. The ball was unreturned to earn a point for Clarkston in their home opener and OAA Red league match....more >>
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Swimmers look to learn from losses

The Oxford Lady Wildcat swimmers are improving with each practice, dive and stroke and Coach Jackie Rank is confident the team will continue its pace. Last week, the swim team lost a non-league match to Brandon, 99-86 and a league meet to Berkley, 112-76....more >>
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Blocking Seaholm from win

Spikers fought on their side of the net to beat their OAA Red foe in the Lady Wolves' home opener last Thursday. They won the first game after taking the lead after two points and kept adding to the board until they were at 25-14....more >>
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Kickers fuel field with talent and experience

The Wolves are nine games into their season and holding onto winning record as they continue into this week. "We can build on what we have accomplished so far," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Chuck Lawhorn....more >>
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Cross Country top OAA foes in Jamboree

Runners were busy last week running in three races. They closed the week at the Spartan Invitational last Friday finishing in the top 20. The boys finished in 17th place at the Spartan Invitational in the Green division....more >>

Wolfpack Update

The Clarkston Boys Varsity tennis team was back on the court last week. They won two matches against Avondale, 8-1, and Lake Orion, 6-3. Matt Dahl, Brendan Greenlee and Alexis Haselwanter had wins against both teams on the Singles Court and Ian Stuart defeated Avondale....more >>


The Lady Dragons of the Volleyball Court demonstrated their strength to the Highlanders of Rochester on Sept. 13 by beating their opponents in three short games. The scores were 25-13, 25-16 and 25-23....more >>


The dragon swimming and diving team are 3- 0 in the OAA Blue Division and 3-1 overall after their victory over West Bloomfield on Sept. 13. Individual winners included sophomore Bethany Abramczyk in the 200 freestyle, who also made her MHSAA Division 1 State Cut and first in the 100 back stroke....more >>
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Born September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
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in history
1898: Sir Herbert Kitchner leads the British to victory over the Mahdists at Omdurman and takes Khartoum.
1910: Alice Stebbins Wells is admitted to the Los Angeles Police Force as the first woman police officer to receive an appointment based on a civil service exam.
1915: Austro-German armies take Grodno, Poland.
1944: Troops of the U.S. First Army enter Belgium.More than 6,000 trucks of the Red Ball Express kept gasoline and other vital supplies rolling in as American troops and tanks pushed the Germans back toward their homeland.
1945: Japan signs the document of surrender aboard the USS Missouri, ending World War II.The International Military Tribunal for the Far East meted out justice to Japanese war criminals at locations throughout Asia.