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Track teams 'heading in the right direction,' coach says

While building a young team into a mature team can be difficult, varsity boys' and girls' track and field Coach Matt Johnson see signs that they are "heading in the right direction....more >>

Strong attack halts Cougars

It has been two years since the Wolves lost a game at home and they showed Stoney Creek how they have continued the tradition in their 20-5 win, May 1. "We played good," said senior AJ Kowal....more >>
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Baseball team looks to be 'solid' club inside and out

Varsity Baseball Coach Jeff Willis had a lot of returning players, which is a good thing because he's facing some stiff competition. "We've got a lot of varsity baseball experience that came back; however, the league we're in is very tough," Willis said....more >>

Athletes of the Week

Taking the tournament

The Wolves took down three teams in the Roy Warner Classic tournament on Saturday to take home the crown. "It was a nice to go out there and win," said senior Ryan Slaugher. "It was a lot of fun, too....more >>
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Golf team undergoes 'rebuilding year'

After losing three seniors last year, this year has been a "rebuilding year" for the boys varsity golf team, according to Coach Terry Kelley. "We are young in the sense (that) we have four sophomores and four juniors," Kelley said....more >>

Wolfpack Update

It was a busy weekend for the Lady Wolves as they played different tournaments. The Clarkston Girls Varsity Tennis team won the Red & White Holly Invite on Saturday. Lexi Baylis, Isabella Spindler and Dana Olsen won their respective courts for the singles championships against Port Huron Northern....more >>
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Year 2: Girls LAX continues to improve

As a second year varsity program, the Girls Lacrosse Coach Andrew Bausack expected much improvement from last year's team. "A lot of our girls played some summer lacrosse and got better doing that," he said....more >>
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Lady booters hoping to make strong finish

With a deep bench of 17 returnees this year who "all can play at a good high level," along with three JV players who stepped up to the varsity level and "could play right away," Girls Varsity Soccer Coach Larry Ferris said this year's team is "stacked" with talent....more >>
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Softball still 'a team to watch out for'

With a current record of 4-7-1 as of May 4, Softball Head Coach Lindsey Long said that the 2013 Oxford Varsity Softball team "is a team to watch out for." "I have been coaching all levels of volleyball, swimming and softball, from recreation to varsity for the past 11 years and I have never had a better group of well-rounded, amazing girls," Long said....more >>
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Boys LAX more experienced, but still have to prove something

By Reiker Canfield Special to the Leader What a difference a year makes? The youthful look of the Oxford varsity lacrosse team has taken on a veteran image in the spring of 2013 and has hopefully matured enough to take a giant leap forward in the Oakland Activities Association....more >>
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Born October 22nd
1887: John Reed, American journalist, poet and revolutionary, (Ten Days That Shook the World).
1903: George Beadle, American geneticist.
1919: Doris Lessing, novelist (Children of Violence, The Golden Notebook).
1920: Timothy Leary, American psychologist who experimented with psychedelic drugs.
1925: Rober Rauschenberg, pop artist.
October 22nd
in history
1938: Chester Carlson invents the photocopier. He tries to sell the machine to IBM, RCA, Kodak and others, but they see no use for a gadget that makes nothing but copies.
1954: As a result of the Geneva accords granting Communist control over North Vietnam, U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorizes a crash program to train the South Vietnamese Army. Vietnam's civilian war makers.
1955: The prototype of the F-105 Thunder Chief makes its maiden flight. Republic Aircraft's F-105 Thunderchief, better known as the 'Thud,' was the Air Force's warhorse in Vietnam.
1962: U.S. reveals Soviet missile sites in Cuba. President Kennedy orders a naval and air blockade on further shipment of military equipment to Cuba. Following a confrontation that threatens nuclear war, Kennedy and Khrushchev agree on October 28 on a formula to end the crisis. On November 2 Kennedy reports that Soviet missile bases in Cuba are being dismantled.
1964: Jean Paul Satre declines the Nobel Prize for Literature.