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Cats devour Rochester Adams

Sometimes getting into the heads of your opponents is the best way to defeat them. The Oxford football team learned this simple lesson on Friday to overcome a 10-7 halftime deficit and roll to a 28-16 victory with 21 fourth-quarter points to top Rochester Adams....more >>
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Dragons play in rain, douse the Colts

Rain or shine isn't just a postman's motto, as the Dragons faced off against the Colts of Troy High School last Friday in the rain. The Dragons, who managed a solid 38-0 victory, were unfazed by the weather according to Head Coach Chris Bell who said the victory may not have been as pretty as other wins, but was nonetheless probably their best performance of the year....more >>
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Cougars caged in nailbiter

The scoreboard marked the two minute remaining at Stoney Creek's football field as the Wolves and the Cougars battled for the win after tying the game, 21-21. Junior running back Ian Eriksen struck with a 4-yard run into the endzone with 1:20 to go, putting the boys into the lead....more >>
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Spikers take first place at Northwood tournament

The Oxford Varsity volleyball team traveled to Northwood University to participate in a seven-team round robin tournament on Saturday. The Wildcats made the best of their travels by going 6-0-1 in the tournament for the trophy and first place honors....more >>
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Dragons trip up Colts

The Dragons were looking at a 2-0 deficit on Sept. 20 while facing Troy, but managed to rally and three in a row, taking them to 21-6 overall and 2-0 in the OAA. Junior Hannah and senior Sophie Murdock led kills with 18 and 15 respectively....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Undefeated on court

Freshman Alexis Haselwanter stepped off of the Wolves' tennis court last Thursday after a defeat over Ananth Ramaseshan from Rochester, 6-0, 6-1. It brought his record up to 16-0....more >>
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Booters rack up three wins

The Oxford Wildcats soccer team had a great week, picking up three shutout victories to improve to 6-1-1 in the Oakland Activities Blue Division. On Monday, The Cats beat North Farmington, 1-0, in a battle of two second-place teams in the OAA Blue....more >>
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Doubles lead way to league victory

Dan Agnew and Jeff Zittel battled on the court against Rochester's Ryan Wu and Sathya Narayanan last Thursday. If they won, the team would top Rochester in the OAA White battle. By the time the match was done, Agnew and Zittel won the Doubles #3 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-3, putting Clarkston 5-4 for the win....more >>
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Jumping over the competition and into regionals

Riders head to the regional competition this weekend after advancing with their district competition. The Clarkston High School Equestrian Team won the three meet District 2 Competition, Sept....more >>

Broncos corralled in shutout

Junior Brad Schultz led the Wolves in their big finish last week as they shut out the Broncos at Holly High School on Thursday, 5-0. Schultz scored two goals to help the team in their win as sophomores Joey DeFinis, Jimmy Todd and junior Alex Trim added one goal each to the game....more >>

Striking back for win

Spikers are aiming for another league win as they host North Farmington this Thursday. "I feel like they are one of our obstacles in our way of our goal of winning the league title," said Clarkston Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach Kelly Avenall....more >>
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Planting peaceful pinwheels

The students of Orion Oaks Elementary joined a nationwide push for peace by planting pinwheels and their thoughts about war, violence, tolerance and more. The lawn was littered with twirling pinwheels on Sept....more >>
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Born September 4th
1905: Mary Renault (Mary Challans), author who wrote about her wartime experiences in The Last of the Wine and The King Must Die.
1908: Richard Wright, novelist best known for Native Son.
1918: Paul Harvy, radio commentator.
1920: Craig Claiborne, food critic and cookbook author.
1920: Maggie Higgins, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize (1951) for international reporting, for her work in Korean war zones.
September 4th
in history
1942: Soviet planes bomb Budapest in the war's first air raid on the Hungarian capital. Soviet bombers raided the capital of Germany in mid-1941 but caused little damage--and left little warning of the terrible retribution to come later.
1943: Allied troops capture Lae-Salamaua, in New Guinea. When Fred Avey joined Pappy Boyington's flock, he found himself among a pack of wolves in Black Sheep's clothing.
1944: British troops liberate Antwerp, Belgium.
1945: The American flag is raised on Wake Island after surrender ceremonies there.
1951: The first transcontinental television broadcast in America is carried by 94 stations.