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Hoopsters win nail-biter

The Oxford boys basketball team won a nail-biter last week in non-league action and then dropped a game to undefeated Rochester Adams. The Wildcats edged Almont, 38-37, but fell to Adams, 71-44....more >>
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Dragons remain undefeated, 4-0

The boys netted another two wins last week against Ferndale on Tuesday and Groves on Thursday, though both games were much closer than previous bouts. Against Ferndale, which LOHS Coach Tom Risi said was an athletic and speedy program, the Dragons trailed in the third quarter, but rallied to win 72-57....more >>
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First half surge boost Cagers

Sisters Erin and Erika Davenport used their combined scoring abilities to lead the Lady Wolves in their second OAA Red win, this time over Troy last Friday, 58-35. "We are definitely making strides from our first game," said senior Delaney Kenny....more >>

Lady Cats make it 5 in a row

The Oxford girls varsity running Wildcats won their fifth consecutive league game to remain undefeated last week. The girls' up-tempo and pressing game has been difficult for teams in the OAA White Division to handle and Rochester Adams was the latest to fall, 45-35....more >>

Learning to play varsity

The lady Dragons basketball team got a win and a loss last week but as the season progresses they're getting better and the games are getting closer. Against Athens on Dec. 11, the team secured their first victory of the season, 45-35, while the team fell to Linden on Dec....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Davenport leads the way

Troy had tied the score against the Lady Wolves last Friday but Clarkston sophomore Erika Davenport changed the tune of the game quickly. She scored six consecutive points to bring the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team back into the lead....more >>

Wolves sink Wildcats

Anytime an athlete does their best and comes up a little short, they are winners. Oxford swim and dive coach Jackie Rank wants her team to understand that while winning is a team goal, so is working hard....more >>

Cheerleaders finish fifth in Rochester

By Katelyn Winkler Review Intern The Lake Orion varsity cheerleading team finished their first competition of the season in fifth place, which pleased Coach Nancy DeAvila because the team overcame some injuries and maintained energy and enthusiasm throughout the day....more >>

Grapplers learn from tournament

The Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team took fourth place at the Horn Memorial during the weekend. They beat Rockford, 54-12, and Tecumseh, 44-29, and lost to St. John's, 58-12, and Hartland, 45-18....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 >>

Grads continue their riding success

Former Clarkston High School Equestrian team standouts are still riding and continuing the strong tradition they learned from their Clarkston equestrian program. They are creating big impact on their collegiate equestrian programs....more >>

Mixed bag for bowlers

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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Born September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1947: James Forestall is sworn in as first the U.S. Secretary of Defense. President Harry S. Truman relied heavily on Dean Acheson for his most significant foreign policy achievements.
1957: The Thai army seizes power in Bangkok.
1959: The X-15 rocket plane makes its first flight.
1962: The first federal suit to end public school segregation is filed by the U.S. Justice Department.
1976: The Space Shuttle is unveiled to the public. Shuttles are the highest, fastest airplanes, but they can't break the image barrier back on the ground.