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Basketball coach resigns

Oxford High School is now searching for two new head coaches for varsity sports. Last week, Paul Marfia, head coach of the boys varsity basketball team, resigned. He joined Brandon Rank, head coach of the varsity wrestling team, who resigned the week before....more >>
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Success in season opener

Lady Kickers made each of their shots count in their season opener against Farmington, March 26. They made three shots on the goal - sinking each one to win the game, 3-1. "We did a good job of capitalizing on our opportunities in front of the net," said Clarkston Girls Varsity Soccer Head Coach Sarah Wasilk....more >>
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Gymnast bounces back from bad break

When Sydney VanBuskirk of Clarkston was told by longtime instructors she was at the end of the line in gymnastics, she believed it. "I believed them because I was with them for so long," she frowned....more >>
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Lady Lacrossers open season with a bang

The Lady Wolves headed into their spring break vacation with smiles on their faces. They finished their third game of the week with a 16-5 win over Swartz Creek on March 28, putting their record 3-0....more >>
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Born August 27th
1871: Theodore Dreiser, novelist (Sister Carrie).
1899: C.S. Forester, novelist and author of the Horatio Hornblower series.
1908: Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th president of the United States (1963-1969).
1910: Mother Teresa, founder of the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
August 27th
in history
1912: Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes first appears in a magazine.
1916: Italy declares war on Germany.
1928: Fifteen nations sign the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact, outlawing war and calling for the settlement of disputes through arbitration. Forty-seven other countries eventually sign the pact.
1941: The Prime Minister of Japan, Fumimaro Konoye, issues an invitation for a meeting with President Roosevelt.
1945: B-29 Superfortress bombers begin to drop supplies into Allied prisoner of war camps in China.