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Oxford girls help hockey team skate to championship

Oxford residents Bryn Phillips and Kylie Rancilio helped their hockey team, the USA Wildflowers U10, win the Michigan Girls Hockey League U10 Tier 3 Playoff Championship held over the weekend in Brighton....more >>
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Springing into new season

Wolves are preparing for their first competition after practicing in their spring sports for the past week. The Lady Wolves soccer teams are up first as they host Waterford Mott on Thursday at Clarkston High School....more >>
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Champion on track

Bo Anderson proudly held up his most recent additions of medals to his athletic accomplishments. Anderson, a fourth grader at Springfield Plains Elementary, finished as state champion in the 1,600-meter run in the Michigan AAU Indoor Track and Field Championships on March 10 with the Waza Track Club....more >>
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Petersen finds niche at Mars Hill

BY TERESA BUCKNER Special to The Clarkston News Like most college athletes, Clarkston graduate Bobby Petersen grew up loving and playing all kinds of team sports. Eventually, he settled on lacrosse as his favorite and he began to throw his time and energy behind those skills particular to the sport....more >>
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Born September 23rd
1863: Mary Church Terrell, educator and civil rights advocate.
1865: Emmuska Orczy, baroness and author of The Scarlet Pimpernel.
1889: Walter Lippmann, journalist, one of the founders of The New Republic Magazine in 1914.
1889: Louise Nevelson, sculptor.
1915: Clifford G. Shull, physicist, improved techniques for exploring the atomic structure of matter.
September 23rd
in history
1561: Philip II of Spain gives orders to halt colonizing efforts in Florida.
1577: William of Orange makes his triumphant entry into Brussels, Belgium.
1667: Slaves in Virginia are banned from obtaining their freedom by converting to Christianity.
1739: The Austrians sign the Treaty of Belgrade after having lost the city to the Turks.
1779: The American navy under John Paul Jones, commanding from Bonhomme Richard, defeats and captures the British man-of-war Serapis.The Medal of Honor was not always awarded for 'courage above and beyond' the call of duty.