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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 September 16th
1893: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, biochemist who isolated vitamin C.
1925: Charlie Byrd, jazz guitarist.
1925: B.B. King, blues guitarist.
1926: John Knowles, writer (A Separate Peace).
1950: Henry Louis Gates Jr., critic and scholar.
September 16th
in history
1945: Japan surrenders Hong Kong to Britain.RAF officer Aidan MacCarthy narrowly escaped the Nazis, spent three years in Japanese POW camps and survived the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
1950: The U.S. 8th Army breaks out of the Pusan Perimeter in South Korea and begins heading north to meet MacArthur's troops heading south from Inchon.A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.
1972: South Vietnamese troops recapture Quang Tri province in South Vietnam from the North Vietnamese Army. Lessons learned in the savage 1972 Eastertide Offensive paid off at the Battle of Khafji almost two decades later.
1974: Limited amnesty is offered to Vietnam-era draft resisters who would now swear allegiance to the United States and perform two years of public service.
1975: Administrators for Rhodes Scholarships announce the decision to begin offering fellowships to women.