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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 February 28th
1820: John Tenniel, illustrator of various books (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland).
1824: Charles Blondin, tightrope walker.
1894: Ben Hecht, writer.
1901: Linus Pauling, Nobel Prize-winning American chemist.
1909: Stephen Spender, English poet, critic.
February 28th
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1916: Haiti becomes the first U.S. protectorate.
1924: U.S. troops are sent to Honduras to protect American interests during an election conflict.
1936: The Japanese Army restores order in Tokyo and arrests officers involved in a coup.
1945: U.S. tanks break the natural defense line west of the Rhine and cross the Erft River.
1946: The U.S. Army declares that it will use V-2 rocket to test radar as an atomic rocket defense system.