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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 October 20th
1884: Bela Lugosi, Hungarian-born film actor famous for his portrayal of Count Dracula (1931).
1891: Sir James Chadwick, physicist who won the Nobel Prize for discovering the neutron.
1901: Adelaide Hall, cabaret singer.
1925: Art Buchwald, humorist.
1931: Mickey Mantel, baseball great who played for the New York Yankees
October 20th
in history
1940: German troops reach the approaches to Moscow. Red Stars Over Berlin.
1944: U.S. troops and on Leyte in the Philippines, keeping General MacArthur's pledge I shall return.General George C. Kenney pioneered aerial warfare strategy and tactics in the Pacific theater.
1945: Egypt, Syria, Iraq and Lebanon form the Arab League to present a unified front against the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine.
1947: The House Un-American Activities Committee opens public hearings on alleged communist infiltration in Hollywood. Among those denounced as having un-American tendencies are: Katherine Hepburn, Charles Chaplin and Edward G. Robinson. Among those called to testify is Screen Actors Guild President Ronald Reagan, who denies that leftists ever controlled the Guild and refuses to label anyone a communist.
1968: Jacqueline Kennedy marries Aristotle Onassis.