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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 October 9th
1859: Alfred Dreyfus, French artillery officer who was falsely accused of giving French military secrets to foreign powers.
1873: Charles Rudolph Walgreen, the father of the modern drugstore.
1879: Max von Laue, German physicist.
1899: Bruce Catton, U.S. historian and journalist, famous for his works on the Civil War.
1909: Jacques Tati, French actor and director.
October 9th
in history
1888: The Washington Monument, designed by Robert Mills, opens to the public.
1914: Germans take Antwerp, Belgium, after 12-day siege. Nurse Edith Cavell harbored Allied soldiers.
1934: In Marseilles, a Macedonian revolutionary associated with Croat terrorists in Hungary assassinates King Alexander of Yugoslavia and French Foreign Minister Louis Barthou. The two had been on a tour of European capitals in quest of an alliance against Nazi Germany. The assassinations bring the threat of war between Yugoslavia and Hungary, but confrontation is prevented by the League of Nations.
1941: President Franklin D. Roosevelt requests congressional approval for arming U.S. merchant ships. As their escorts turned away, the ships of the doomed Allied convoy, PQ-17, followed orders and began to disperse in the Arctic waters.
1946: Eugene O'Neill's play The Iceman Cometh opens at the Martin Beck Theatre in New York.