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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 October 4th
1919: Rene Marques, Puerto Rican playwright and short story writer.
1923: Charlton Heston, American film actor.
1928: Alvin Toffler, writer and futurist.
1941: Anne Rice, novelist.
1946: Susan Sarandon, American film actress.
October 4th
in history
1777: At Germantown, Pa., British General Sir William Howe repels George Washington's last attempt to retake Philadelphia, compelling Washington to spend the winter at Valley Forge. Posing as a gunsmith, British Sergeant John Howe served as General Gage's eyes in a restive Massachusetts colony.
1795: General Napoleon Bonaparte leads the rout of counterrevolutionaries in the streets of Paris, beginning his rise to power. Napoleon takes charge.
1861: The Union ship USS South Carolina captures two Confederate blockade runners outside of New Orleans, La. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.
1874: Kiowa leader Satanta, known as the Orator of the Plains, surrenders in Darlington, Texas. He is later sent to the state penitentiary, where he commits suicide October 11, 1878. The life of Satanta.
1905: Orville Wright pilots the first flight longer than 30 minutes. The flight lasted 33 minutes, 17 seconds and covered 21 miles. The Virginia Air and Space Center is home to the Great Aerodrome, which almost beat the Wrights into the air.