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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 August 28th
1774: Elizabeth Ann Seton, founder of the Sisters of St. Joseph and the first U.S.-born saint.
1828: Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist (War and Peace, Anna Karenina).
1882: Belle Benchley, the first female zoo director in the world, who directed the Zoological Gardens of San Diego.
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
August 28th
in history
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.
1945: Chinese communist leader Mao Tse-Tung arrives in Chunking to confer with Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek in a futile effort to avert civil war.
1963: One of the largest demonstrations in the history of the United States, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, takes place and reaches its climax at the base of the Lincoln Memorial when Dr. Martin Luther King delivers his I have a dream speech.