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Kicking it in Detroit

Oxford Parks and Recreation's Soccer Gold Division RED Team recently travelled to Detroit at the invitation of David Dwaihy, co-owner of the Detroit City Football Club, a minor league soccer team that plays at Cass Tech High School....more >>
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Hitters work on skills

Jacob Drobot celebrated after he hit his target three times in a roll to help his team during Baseball Camp last Thursday. He smiled as he collected his reward - a stack of baseball cards to share and trade with his teammates....more >>
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Setting the start to summer

Clarkston High School gymnasium was filled with 150 enthusiastic girls last week as they worked on their skills and learned new techniques during Volleyball Camp. "It gets more and more popular," said Kelly Avenall, head coach for the Lady Wolves varsity volleyball team....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Heading west in fall

Patrice Matthews took the next step in her athletic and academic career as she signed her letter of intent in May. She selected Kellogg Community College to continue playing basketball and become a Bruin....more >>

Wolves prepare to battle for cure

The Clarkston Wolves gridiron gang trade their blue and gold jerseys for pink and light blue for their Fifth Annual Football for a Cure, their pre-season scrimmage, on Saturday, Aug....more >>

Helmet pads help players' heads

With extra padding on the outside, Guardian Caps can make football helmets look a bit unusual. But they can save lives, said Dave Hopkins of Clarkston, local sales representative for the Georgia-based company....more >>

Fun and fundamentals at summer camps

Spend the summer active and learning more about sports. Here are just a few offerings from Clarkston. Please check www.clarkston.k12.mi.us/athletics for more!...more >>
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Born September 18th
1827: John Towsend Trowbridge, poet and author of books for boys, wrote the Jack Hazzard and Toby Trafford series.
1839: John Aitken, physician and meterologist.
1895: John G. Diefenbaker, prime minister of Canada from 1957 to 1963.
1905: Greta Garbo, actress nominated for Oscars for her roles in Anna Christie and Ninotcha.
1951: Dr. Benjamin Solomon Carson, Sr., African-American neurosurgeon.
September 18th
in history
1850: Congress passes the second Fugitive Slave Bill into law (the first was enacted in 1793), requiring the return of escaped slaves to their owners.Dedicated Massachusetts abolitionist Silas Soule.
1862: After waiting all day for a Union attack which never came at Antietam, Confederate General Robert E. Lee begins a retreat out of Maryland and back to Virginia.George McClellan and 'Fatal Thursday.'
1863: Union cavalry troops clash with a group of Confederates at Chickamauga Creek. Desperate stand at Chickamauga.
1874: The Nebraska Relief and Aid Society is formed to help farmers whose crops were destroyed by grasshoppers swarming throughout the American West.
1911: Russian Premier Piotr Stolypin dies four days after being shot at the Kiev opera house by socialist lawyer Dimitri Bogroff.