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10 grapplers heading to regionals

While grappling as a team is over, 10 individuals from Oxford's varsity wrestling team will continue onto Individual Regionals this Saturday Head Coach Brandon Rank said it's exciting....more >>
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Battle for finals continues

Clarkston High grapplers continue on the venture to the state finals after victories in the MHSAA Districts last week. They started the week with a 51-12 victory over Waterford Kettering in the MHSAA Team District finals on Wednesday....more >>
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Four Wildcats to play college ball

Four leaders of the Oxford football program in 2012 are moving on to play college football. Zack Hadorn, Brennen Orr, Kyle Anderson and Marty Giannola all signed letters of intent last week and will bring their skills and character to college....more >>
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Athletes sign to state universities

Connor Bright had to make a tough decision at the beginning of his final year in high school - play his final senior soccer season with the Wolves or with Vardar. "He loves, adores and worked three years for his high school team," added his mom, Jennifer Bright....more >>
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Athletes of the Week

First in the league

The spirit of blue and gold took over Troy Athens High School on Feb. 2 as the Clarkston Varsity Competitive Cheer team competed in the OAA White League Championship. They finished in first place after three rounds of competition, scoring 718....more >>

Skiers have strong showing in divisional championships

In the divisional championships, Oxford/Holly skiers raced against five other teams. The boys placed second and the girls' took third overall. In the boys' slalom Grand Blanc placed first, Oxford/Holly second, Powers Catholic third, Fenton/Linden fourth and flushing fifth....more >>

Wolves aim for OAA win

Cagers were using their snow days to prepare for this week as others were using the days off from school to relax and finish homework. One of the biggest challenges they were prepping for is this Friday's game against Southfield for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team - as both want to win the OAA league outright....more >>

Hard loss on hardwood for Lady Cats

The Lady Wildcats took a hard loss to Rochester Adams on the hardwood on Feb. 5 losing 43 to 34. Adams scoring was led by Raiven Owusu with 19 points, while Jenny Rosonke contributed 11....more >>

Viazanko blocks for victory

Icers split last week with a win over Walled Lake Northern and a lost to Salem in the Michigan Public High School Showcase in Chelsea. The boys opened with a 3-2 win over Walled Lake Northern last Wednesday, scoring a goal in each period....more >>

Bowlers continue winning ways

The Oxford Wildcat bowling team bowled the Colts of Troy on Tuesday Feb. 5. The Girls team from Troy was struck by the flu bug and had to forfeit the match. The Boys team; however, showed up trying to prove the tie they earned earlier in the year was no fluke, but Oxford had other ideas....more >>

Racing through powder

Skiiers raced into their spots in the divisional races last week at Pine Knob. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Ski team took second place with their combine slalom and slalom scores. The boys took first place in the slalom with 31 points....more >>
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1779: Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner.
1818: Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S.
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1834: Slavery is abolished throughout the British Empire.
1864: Union General Ulysses S. Grant gives general Philip H. Sheridan the mission of clearing the Shenandoah Valley of Confederate forces.After nearly 10 months of trench warfare, Confederate resistance at Petersburg, Virginia, suddenly collapsed.
1872: The first long-distance gas pipeline in the U.S. is completed. Designed for natural gas, the two-inch pipe ran five miles from Newton Wells to Titusville, Pennsylvania.
1873: San Francisco's first cable cars begin running, operated by Hallidie's Clay Street Hill Railroad Company.
1880: Sir Frederick Roberts frees the British Afghanistan garrison of Kandahar from Afghan rebels.