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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 May 24th
1895: Samuel I. Newhouse, American publisher.
1903: Arthur Vineberg, Canadian heart surgeon.
1905: Mikhail Sholokhov, Russian novelist (And Quiet Flows the Don).
1928: William Trevor, Irish short story writer and novelist (The Old Boys, The Boarding House).
1941: Bob Dylan (Robert Zimmerman), singer and songwriter.
May 24th
in history
1607: Captain Christopher Newport and 105 followers found the colony of Jamestown at the mouth of the James River on the coast of Virginia.
1610: Sir Thomas Gates institutes laws divine moral and marshal, a harsh civil code for Jamestown.
1624: After years of unprofitable operation, Virginia's charter is revoked and it becomes a royal colony.
1689: English Parliament passes the Act of Toleration, protecting Protestants. Roman Catholics are specifically excluded from exemption.
1738: The Methodist Church is established.