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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 August 1st
1779: Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner.
1818: Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S.
1819: Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick
1942: Jerry Garcia, lead singer of the Grateful Dead.
1951: Jim Carroll, musician and writer of The Basketball Diaries.
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in history
1798: Admiral Horatio Nelson routs the French fleet in the Battle of the Nile at Aboukir Bay, Egypt.
1801: The American schooner Enterprise captures the Barbary cruiser Tripoli.Often venturing into harm's way, America's most famous sailing ship, the Constitution, twice came close to oblivion.
1834: Slavery is abolished throughout the British Empire.
1864: Union General Ulysses S. Grant gives general Philip H. Sheridan the mission of clearing the Shenandoah Valley of Confederate forces.After nearly 10 months of trench warfare, Confederate resistance at Petersburg, Virginia, suddenly collapsed.
1872: The first long-distance gas pipeline in the U.S. is completed. Designed for natural gas, the two-inch pipe ran five miles from Newton Wells to Titusville, Pennsylvania.