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Super Bowl champs!

They're probably not going to Disney World because of it, but the Oxford Jr. Wildcats freshman gold football team did win the Super Bowl on Sunday, Nov. 4. These scrappy little gridiron warriors soundly thrashed Clarkston 24-6 to bring home the championship....more >>
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Wolves' road to Ford Field ends

The gridiron heroes surrounded their head coach Kurt Richardson and kneeled to the ground for the last post-game pep talk for the season. "It was a wonderful season," Richardson began as he looked all of his players after their 25-14 loss to Rockford on Saturday in the MHSAA Regional finals....more >>
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Dragons claim regional title; semifinals up next

It was a battle of passing versus rushing, but in the end, Orion's defense was too much to overcome on Friday and the Dragons felled Macomb Dakota, 51-35. The victory pits Orion against defending state champions, Detroit Cass Tech, in the state semifinals this weekend....more >>
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Band marches to second place at Ford Field

By Olivia Shumaker Review Staff Writer Lake Orion's marching Dragons strolled to a second place finish in the state championships on Nov. 3 and tied their highest score ever. "State finals is an honor," said Band Director Michael Steele....more >>
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Athletes of the Week

Going for the title

The Clarkston Chiefs JV teams battled each other for the second consecutive year in the Northern Youth Football League Super Bowl, Nov. 4. The JV Gold went in looking to conquer and take the title from the JV White team who won last year....more >>
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Spikers blocked from state finals by familiar foe

The Lady Wolves have dug themselves out of sticky situations throughout the season but last Thursday they couldn't pull ahead. They finished their season with a loss to Birmingham Seaholm in the MHSAA Regional Finals, 3-0 (25-18, 25-16, 26-17)....more >>
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Success for new fieldhouse

The night was filled with fun, laughter and raising money for the Clarkston High School Fieldhouse, Oct. 13. "It was a great event," said Karen Nicklin. "We raised over $23,000 during the evening through the amazing generosity of our community....more >>
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Coach Ford wins Coach of the Year

Runners across Orion know how committed high school track coach Stan Ford is to his team, his position and his activity. Now, the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) can be grouped with his supporters....more >>

Get ready for winter ball

Clarkston High School Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Dan Fife, his coaching staff, and players teach all they know at the 31st Annual McGrath League. The Saturday league is open to boys in 3rd to 8th grade and will run for 11 weeks beginning Dec....more >>
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All-state runner ends Cross Country career

By Katelyn Winkler Special to the Review Shortly after Stan Ford began coaching T.J. Carey his freshman year, he knew the athlete could achieve greatness. With his consistent performance, talent, and his work ethic, Carey ran his way through high school finishing as the second fastest runner in the state at the recent cross country championships....more >>
Donald Turner
The Oxford Leader
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Born December 22nd
1858: Giacomo Puccini, Italian operatic composer best known for Madam Butterfly.
1883: Arthur Wergs Mitchell, first African-American to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
1912: Claudia Lady Bird Johnson, wife of President Lyndon Baines Johnson.
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in history
1929: Soviet troops leave Manchuria after a truce is reached with the Chinese over the Eastern Railway dispute.
1941: Japanese troops make an amphibious landing on the coast of Lingayen Gulf on Luzon, the Philippines. Remembering the Bataan Death March.
1942: The Soviets drive German troops back 15 miles at the Don River.Stalingrad foes meet again.
1944: During the Battle of the Bulge, General Anthony McAuliffe responds to a German surrender request with a one word answer: Nuts!
1945: The United States recognizes Tito's government in Yugoslavia.