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Davison shows no mercy to Wildcat grapplers

On paper, it was a match between the second and third best teams in the state last week in Oxford with the No. 3 Wildcats hosting second-ranked Davison. But paper didn't mean too much as the Cardinals rolled past Oxford, winning 12 of 14 matches en route to a 56-9 victory....more >>
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Undefeated into season

The Wolves have sunk their first two games of the season with wins over Waterford Mott and Bloomfield Hills Lahser. They tested the waters with seniors Jordan Dasuqi and Chance Huth out with injuries, their new starting lineup and new players as they took on Mott first in a 54-48 win....more >>
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Dragons burn Wildcats to a crisp

The Oxford Wildcats' boys basketball team got off to a great start in the season opener with a 43-35 victory over Hamtramck but then faltered in a matchup against Lake Orion. In the Hamtramck game, Coach Paul Marfia said his team looked good against a very athletic Hamtramck squad....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

olves into the lead against Salem last Thursday with his shot into the top right of the net. The power play goal put the Clarkston Hockey team into the lead less than five minutes into the game....more >>

Wolves bowl over opponents

The bowling teams ruled the lanes as they took on Troy-Athens last week. The Clarkston Girls Varsity Bowling team won by claiming all 30 points. Sophie Hubble bowled a 199 game and a 172 game for 371 series; Chelsea Turk, 166 and 202 for 368; Vicki Wolfgang, 141 and 157 for 298; Hailey Paul, 141 and 128 for 269; Jess Benedict, 118 and Tess Horowitz, 124....more >>

Oxford bowled over by Clarkston

Oxford bowling has been busy to start the season. The boys and girls had their first losses of the year in head-to-head competition to Clarkston. The boys lost 21-9 and the girls, 23-7....more >>
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Girls drop Dragons, fall to Dakota

Lady Cagers began last week by taking down their crosstown rivals Lake Orion, 54-31. "We did some really good things," said Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball Coach Tim Wasilk. "We did a pretty good job getting steals and finishing layups throughout the course of the game....more >>
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Swim/dive team moves up, faces greater challenges

Success sometimes leads to bigger and better challenges. Oxford's boys swim and dive team will face greater challenges this season after the team moves to a higher division within the Oakland Activities Association and must face better teams....more >>
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Goals scored but defense lapse leads to defeat on ice

The Wolves opened the night against Salem with two shots on their opponents' net. The shot finally made it past Salem's goalie while they were two men down. Junior Chase Weidemann passed to senior Adam Johns....more >>
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First meet, first loss for swimmers

The Oxford boys swimmers lost their first meet of the season, but Coach Jackie Rank said she was happy with the team's showing in their first meet in the OAA White Division. The squad lost to North Farmington, 95-83....more >>
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Victory in season opener

Grapplers took their opponents to the mats last Wednesday to open the winter season with two wins. "The outcome was good," said Clarkston Varsity Wrestling Coach Derek Moscovic. "We need to work on our conditioning and some of our mental toughness but overall I was pleased with the end result....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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Bowlers knock over competition

Bowlers wasted no time knocking down pins as they began their season last week. They started with the OAA Singles Championship at Collier Lanes in Oxford. For the Clarkston Girls Varsity Bowling team Danielle Hopkins qualfied in seventh with scores of 191, 161 and 171 for a series of 523....more >>
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Bowlers off to a great start

By Katelyn Winkler Review Intern The Lake Orion varsity girls and boys bowling teams wrapped up their first match of the season with victories. The girls won, 29 to 1, while the boys won, 24 to 5 , topping Troy High School....more >>
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Ice Dragons learning their sport

The hockey team is back on ice, but that doesn't mean they are cooling down. The Dragons are in a year of reconstruction - the young team graduated a number of seniors last year meaning the team needs time to find its stride, but Coach Nick Field said the improvements are showing....more >>
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1875: James Cash Penney, founder and owner of the J.C. Penny Company department stores.
1885: Karen Horney, psychoanalyst who exposed the male bias in the Freudian analysis of women.
1891: Karl Doenitz, German Admiral who succeeded Hitler in governing Germany.
1893: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, biochemist who isolated vitamin C.
1925: Charlie Byrd, jazz guitarist.
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in history
1945: Japan surrenders Hong Kong to Britain.RAF officer Aidan MacCarthy narrowly escaped the Nazis, spent three years in Japanese POW camps and survived the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
1950: The U.S. 8th Army breaks out of the Pusan Perimeter in South Korea and begins heading north to meet MacArthur's troops heading south from Inchon.A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.
1972: South Vietnamese troops recapture Quang Tri province in South Vietnam from the North Vietnamese Army. Lessons learned in the savage 1972 Eastertide Offensive paid off at the Battle of Khafji almost two decades later.
1974: Limited amnesty is offered to Vietnam-era draft resisters who would now swear allegiance to the United States and perform two years of public service.
1975: Administrators for Rhodes Scholarships announce the decision to begin offering fellowships to women.