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OAA showdown was no let-down for Dragons

The expected basketball showdown last week between OAA Blue Division pre-season favorite Lahser and Lake Orion was more of a dress-down by the Dragons as they crushed the Knights, 74-54....more >>

Oxford out-swims Andover 114-72

The Oxford Boys' Swim and Dive team continue to impress as they swam over Bloomfield Hills Andover 114-72 on Jan. 24. We knew that we were capable of winning this meet, but we also knew that Andover had some good depth to their team," said Head Coach Jacqueline Rank....more >>
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Victories for Vandermeer

Out of the top 15 wrestlers in the 152-pound weight class in Michigan, Clarkston High School senior Nick Vandermeer is holding onto the top position at number one. "It feels good to say it," he smiled....more >>

Lady Cats go 2-1 for the week

After the Oxford girls' varsity basketball team lost 48-27 against Farmington Hills Harrison on Jan. 22, the Lady Cats got back on the winning track when they clawed Troy Athens 53-11 on Jan....more >>
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Wolves post two road wins

Cagers knocked North Farmington out the first place spot in the OAA Red last Friday with a 50-31 win. "It is always a challenge in our league especially North Farmington - they play hard," said Dan Fife, long-time head coach for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team, heading into the game....more >>

Hoopsters drop 2

The Oxford varsity boy's basketball team got off to a rough start last week after losing to blue and gold rivalry the Clarkston Wolves 59-36 on Jan. 22. Going into the half the team was down 21 to 13, but managed to shorten the lead 29 to 25 with 2:30 left in the third quarter....more >>
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Wolves capture wins on foes

When it is the last home meet as a senior, you want to go out with a bang and the Wolves did just that last Wednesday, taking down not one but two OAA Red opponents - Rochester and Oxford "Our seniors wrestled great," said Clarkston Varsity Wrestling Coach Derek Moscovic....more >>
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Grapplers beat Adams, fall to Clarkston

Oxford's varsity grapplers won one and lost one in Clarkston Jan. 23. The Wildcats pinned Rochester Adams to a final score 44 to 22. Winners included: Alex Hirsopoulos, 103 pounds, Matt Lillie, 125 pounds, Wesley Maskill, 160 pounds, and Zach Wood, 285 pounds, by void....more >>
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Wolves ice Dragons

Junior forward Garrett Polish sealed the deal for the Wolves on Saturday as they faced their rivals Lake Orion. He scored a pair of goals in the third period to help the team win the game, 5-3....more >>

Clarkston scratches the surface

The Wolves continued on their winning streak as they took down Royal Oak and Oxford on the lanes. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Bowling team beat Royal Oak on Jan. 22, 22-8. Kyle Kirby bowled a 214 and 194 for a 408 series and Anthony Hernandez had a 201 and 204 for a 405....more >>

Controlling OAA Red

Lady Cagers took the sting out of the Avondale Yellowjackets with a 55-43 win last Friday. "It was a good road win for us," said Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball Coach Tim Wasilk....more >>

Bowlers strike down opponents in tourney

Oxford boys and girls bowlers met 28 of the best teams in the area at the Tri-County-Invitational on Saturday, January 26. Each team bowled 12 baker games in qualifying, the best 2 of 3 head to head from there on....more >>
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Born October 26th
1879: Leon Trotsky, a leader of the Bolshevik Revolution.
1901: Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer.
1902: Beryl Markham, aviator and writer.
1916: French leader Francois Mitterrand.
1919: Mohammed Reza Pahlevi, the Shah of Iran who was overthrown in 1979 and died in the United States
October 26th
in history
1905: Norway signs a treaty of separation with Sweden. Norway chooses Prince Charles of Denmark as the new king; he becomes King Haakon VII.
1918: Germany's supreme commander, General Erich Ludendorff, resigns, protesting the terms to which the German Government has agreed in negotiating the armistice. This sets the stage for his later support for Hitler and the Nazis, who claim that Germany did not lose the war on the battlefield but were stabbed in the back by politicians.
1942: Japanese attack Guadalcanal, sinking two U.S. carriers. Marine Sergeant Al Schmid's heroics during the bloody fighting on Guadalcanal.
1942: U.S. Navy aircraft carrier Hornet is sunk in the Battle of Santa Cruz Island, in the South Pacific. Led by legendary flier Jimmy Doolittle, 16 U.S. Army B-25 bombers broke through Japanese defenses on April 18, 1942, to strike Tokyo and other cities in broad daylight.
1950: A reconnaissance platoon for a South Korean division reaches the Yalu River. They are the only elements of the U.N. force to reach the river before the Chinese offensive pushes the whole army down into South Korea. 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.