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Strong week of wins for girls LAX

The Lady Wildcats took two out of three games this past week on the lacrosse field. The girls started the week with a win over West Bloomfield 18 to 16. "Oxford survived a back and forth shootout," said Head Coach Andrew Bausack....more >>
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Fight for finals begins

The Lady Wolves wrapped their regular season with key victories last week - beginning with claiming the OAA Red league title last Thursday. "We were very proud and happy to come out on top of it," said Becky Freeman, head coach for the Clarkston Girls Varsity Tennis team....more >>

Mixed bag for Wildcat softball team

The Lady Wildcats Softball team has been a mixed bag of wins and losses as of late. This ladies kicked off their first double header this week against Farmington Harrison. Oxford took a hard fought 7-6 loss in game one....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Life lessons learned on diamond

Senior Ryan Slaughter has his eye on the ball and helping the Clarkston Boys Varsity Baseball team finish strong as they aim to make a long run in the playoff season. "We have been doing the little things, coming out and swinging the bat," he said as the boys prepare for playoffs....more >>

Top 3 finish for track team

The Wolves are quickening their speed and adding distance after finishing their league season and preparing for the post-season. The Clarkston Boys Track and Field team finished in second place in the OAA Red league meet at Stoney Creek last Thursday....more >>
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Second half surge leads to win

The Lady Wolves smiled and cheered as they finished their last home game during Game for a Cure on Saturday. They turned around the game against a 5-point deficit in the first half against Oxford to end the second half with a 10-8 win....more >>

Oxford's booters keep improving

The Lady Booters kept their win streak alive this past week after out-scoring Farmington 2-0 on May 7. "We scored quick and at the end. Two straight wins after a slow start for the season," said Head Coach Larry Ferris, referring to the lady's 2-0 win over Clarkston on May 3....more >>

Learn and play tennis

Clarkston Community Tennis Association brings USTA's Midwest Youth Team tennis to Clarkston for a three week session, beginning June 4. The deadline to sign up is May 18. It runs from 6:30-7:30 on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Clarkston High School for kids in Kindergarten through fifth grade....more >>
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Girls tennis having a great debut season

The new varsity Girls' Tennis Team is a mixed bag of talent, according to Head Coach Gayle Bailey. "I have a lot of brand spanking new players, but I have girls that can absolutely play," she said....more >>
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Born September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1942: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill meets with Soviet Premier Josef Stalin in Moscow as the German Army rams into Stalingrad.The Krummer Lauf allowed German infantry and motorized artillery units to actually fire around corners.
1944: British airborne troops parachute into Holland to capture the Arnhem bridge as part of Operation Market-Garden. The plan called for the airborne troops to be relieved by British troops, but they were left stranded and eventually surrendered to the Germans.
1947: James Forestall is sworn in as first the U.S. Secretary of Defense. President Harry S. Truman relied heavily on Dean Acheson for his most significant foreign policy achievements.
1957: The Thai army seizes power in Bangkok.
1959: The X-15 rocket plane makes its first flight.