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Grapplers seek to continue their dynasty

The definition of a sports dynasty is a team that dominates their sport or league for multiple seasons. The Oxford Wrestling team is coming off a second place state finish in 2011-12, following the 2010-11 state championship....more >>
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Cagers ready for new season

Soon fans will again fill Clarkston High School gym as the basketball teams hit the court. The Lady Wolves host their home opener on Friday night against Davison, beginning with the JV team at 5:30 p....more >>
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'By far the most talented team we've ever had'

By Katelyn Winkler Special to the Review In only two weeks of intense practices, varsity competitive cheerleading coaches Nancy DeAvila and Nicole Perryman know they have the girls that can lead their team to victories....more >>
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Marfia excited about hoopsters' chances

Oxford varsity basketball Coach Paul Marfia likes what he has seen on the hardwood in the preseason and wants to see how the group can respond to the challenges ahead in the OAA Gold Division....more >>
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A decade of football for Dicea

The end of the fall season came too early for senior defensive back and running back Alex Dicea and his teammates. "It didn't end up how I wanted it to," he said about his last season with the Clarkston Wolves Varsity Football team....more >>
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Wrestlers have a tough season

A new season is here and with it comes another chance for the wrestling team to shine. Coach Corey Kuzinski said he is excited about his team's potential. The team graduated only four seniors, many top performers area returning and the team has a new crop of promising underclassmen they will now rely on to generate points....more >>

Icers abundant in skill, leadership, grit

 Oxford High School varsity hockey team should have plenty of skill, leadership and grit to get the Wildcats through the annual OAA grind. Where they finish in the standings is anyone's guess at this point, but optimism is certainly sky-high in Oxford....more >>
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Victory on ice at Thanksgiving Showcase

Icers went for their second win against South Lyon Unified within a week. This time, they did it on the Wolves' home ice last Friday in the Thanksgiving Showcase, 5-3. The first Friday contest between the two was at the Novi Metro Invitational where junior goaltender Jack Viazanko turned away 37 shots, giving up just one goal to earn the Wolves a hard fought 2-1 victory....more >>
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Swimmers face graduation blues

The swim team is back in action for the 2012/3 season and ready for the challenge ahead. But they'll have to work past a loss of 12 seniors. "We lost quite a few, but I still have some guys for the bigger meets so we'll be ok," said Head Coach Paul Fairman....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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Born December 27th
1822: Louis Pasteur, French chemist and microbiologist.
1829: Hinton Helper, southern abolitionist who wrote The Impending Crisis.
1901: Marlene Dietrich, German-born singer and actress.
1943: Cokie Roberts, American broadcast journalist.
December 27th
in history
1956: Segregation on buses in Tallahassee, Florida is outlawed.
1968: The United States agrees to sell F-4 Phantom jets to Israel. By that same year the jet was incorporated widely into the Air Force inventory.
1979: President Hafizullah Amin of Afghanistan is ousted and murdered in a coup backed by the Soviet Union, beginning a war that will last more than 10 years.
1983: President Reagan takes all responsibility for the lack of security in Beirut that allowed a terrorist on a suicide mission to kill 241 Marines.
1984: Four Polish officers are tried for the slaying of Reverend Jerzy Popieluszko.