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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 April 27th
1791: Samuel F.B. Morse, inventor of the telegraph and the code.
1822: Ulysses S. Grant, Union general during the American Civil War, 18th President of the United States (1869-1877).
1840: Edward Whymper, the first man to climb the Matterhorn.
1900: Walter Lantz, cartoonist, creator of Woody Woodpecker.
1904: Cecil Day-Lewis, Irish poet, father of actor Daniel Day-Lewis.
April 27th
in history
1863: The Army of the Potomac begins marching on Chancellorsville.
1865: The Sultana, a steam-powered riverboat, catches fire and burns after one of its boilers explodes. At least 1,238 of the 2,031 passengers--mostly former Union POWs--are killed.
1909: The Sultan of Turkey, Abdul Hamid II, is overthrown.
1937: German bombers of the Condor Legion devastate Guernica, Spain.
1941: The Greek army capitulates to the invading Germans.