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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 >>

Volleyball

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 >>

Swim

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 20th
1842: Lord James Dewar, physician who invented the vacuum flask and cordite, the first smokeless powder.
1878: Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884: Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885: Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891: Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
September 20th
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1853: The Allies defeat the Russians at the battle of Alma on the Crimean Peninsula.
1863: Union troops under George Thomas prevent the Union defeat at Chickamauga from becoming a rout, earning him the nickname the Rock of Chickamauga. Desperate stand at Chickamauga.
1934: Bruno Hauptmann arrested for the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby.B.F. Mahoney was the 'mystery man' behind the Ryan company that built Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.
1952: Scientists confirm that DNA holds hereditary data.
1965: Seven U.S. planes are downed in one day over Vietnam.Republic Aircraft's F-105 Thunderchief, better known as the 'Thud,' was the Air Force's warhorse in Vietnam.