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Luck-talent combo earns Cats a spot in playoffs

Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good. But, it's always better to be lucky and good. Oxford's sophomore quarterback Glacier Wallington was both lucky and good on Friday when his Wildcats needed a win against Troy in order to guarantee a berth in the state playoffs....more >>
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Dragons rally for second half slaughter

The Dragons came off the field at the half disheartened and as cold as the rainy weather they played in during last Friday's game against the Farmington Falcons. The score was 18-8 after the green and white managed to just get on the board at the end of the second quarter....more >>
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Ready to Rumble

Round 1 of playoffs starts Friday night here against 6-3 Davison

Clarkston's gridiron heroes were back to work on Monday after wrapping up their regular season with a win last Friday over Oak Park, 41-20 win. The Wolves spent their first practice of the week preparing for their oppentent in the opening round of playoffs....more >>

Strong showing for X-country at league championships

The Oxford Cross Country team continued to improve in hopes of making a very large statement in upcoming state championships. Coach Matt Johnson said the boys and girls each had strong showings in the OAA league championships with the boys dropping a huge 40 seconds off the team average....more >>
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Runners are league champs

The Men's Cross Country team won the O.A.A. Red League Meet this past Thursday, scoring 56 points. Rochester Adams was second with 94 points, Troy third, also with 94 points. T.J....more >>
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Spikers claim OAA Red title from Dragons

The air was tense as the Lady Wolves and Lady Dragons battled it out during their fifth game for the OAA Red league title last Thursday. Fans watched in anticipation as Clarkston senior Rachel Dickerson scored a point off her kill over the net to put the game 14-13....more >>
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Athletes of The Week

One step at a time

Clarkston runners have dominated the paths throughout the season. Their most recent victories included taking second place in the OAA Jamboree, Oct. 18, and the Oakland County Meet, Oct....more >>
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Booters blanked by Grand Blanc in district play

The Oxford varsity soccer team ended a very good season with a loss in state district play to Grand Blanc, 1-0. Grand Blanc went on to beat Lake Orion for the district championship, held at Wildcat Stadium last week....more >>
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Volleyballers prepare for playoffs

The Dragon volleyballers came away from weekend tournament in North Branch without a trophy but heads held high with a runner-up finish. The team beat the state defending champion North Branch in three sets, but lost to Midland in the finals....more >>

Striving for states

Runners head to the MHSAA Cross Country Regional this Saturday to race for a spot in the state finals. The teams finished with their last OAA Jamboree. The Lady Wolves finished second with 83 points, behind Seaholm, 33....more >>

Wolves bid farewell to season

Kickers ended their season last week to their rivals Lake Orion in the MHSAA Districts Semifinals last Thursday, 2-1. "We played well," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Chuck Lawhorn....more >>
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Linden tourney will warm up spikers for district play against LO

The Oxford volleyball team ended the season with a couple of losses but can regain some mojo this weekend in anticipation of meeting Lake Orion in state district competition. The Lady Wildcats will face the Dragons of Lake Orion on November 1 at 5:30 p....more >>

Season ends for Dragon strikers

The season has ended for the Lake Orion High School soccer team, but the team made the final days of their season memorable ones. The team, which started out slowly with four losses and two ties, finished the season with a bang - making it to the district final and defeating rival Clarkston, 2-1, earlier in the week....more >>
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Born October 9th
1873: Charles Rudolph Walgreen, the father of the modern drugstore.
1879: Max von Laue, German physicist.
1899: Bruce Catton, U.S. historian and journalist, famous for his works on the Civil War.
1909: Jacques Tati, French actor and director.
1940: John Lennon, English musician, one of the Beatles.
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in history
1863: Confederate cavalry raiders return to Chattanooga after attacking Union General William Rosecrans' supply and communication lines all around east Tennessee. Overconfident and overextended, the Union Army of the Cumberland advanced into the deep woods of northwest Georgia. Waiting Confederates did not intend for them to leave.
1888: The Washington Monument, designed by Robert Mills, opens to the public.
1914: Germans take Antwerp, Belgium, after 12-day siege. Nurse Edith Cavell harbored Allied soldiers.
1934: In Marseilles, a Macedonian revolutionary associated with Croat terrorists in Hungary assassinates King Alexander of Yugoslavia and French Foreign Minister Louis Barthou. The two had been on a tour of European capitals in quest of an alliance against Nazi Germany. The assassinations bring the threat of war between Yugoslavia and Hungary, but confrontation is prevented by the League of Nations.
1941: President Franklin D. Roosevelt requests congressional approval for arming U.S. merchant ships. As their escorts turned away, the ships of the doomed Allied convoy, PQ-17, followed orders and began to disperse in the Arctic waters.