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OHS soccer alumni game July 26

Oxford High School's boys' junior varsity and varsity soccer teams are proud to announce the Fifth Annual Alumni game to be played Friday, July 26 at 7 p.m. at OHS. "It is a great event where the Oxford Soccer Community of the past, present and future come together to celebrate Oxford High School Soccer," said Boys Varsity Head Coach John Thaler....more >>
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Eriksen soars as Eagle

The gridiron heroes are keeping busy during the summer by finding the best school for them after they graduate in 2014. Clarkston High School running back Ian Eriksen is the most recent of the Wolfpack to commit to college....more >>
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Borg to wrestle at EMU

After being unsure of where to continue his college wrestling career, 2013 graduate Rocco Borg made his decision a couple weeks ago and signed an agreement with Eastern Michigan University....more >>
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Prepping for College

Nick Vandermeer is using his summer preparing for college by taking on more competition. The 2013 Clarkston High School graduate recently competed in the America's Cup in Los Angeles, California with the Michigan Dream team....more >>
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Campers learn track basics

Campers grabbed a yellow whiffle ball, held them up with their dominant hand and began practicing their throws in the shot put event during the Youth Track and Field Camp on July 17....more >>

Camp sharpens skills on basketball court

BY ANDREW MILLER Special to The Clarkston News The Clarkston boys' basketball program is known to have players who are hardworking, dedicated, and willing to put in the extra effort to be the best....more >>

Wolves prepare to battle for cure

The Clarkston Wolves gridiron gang will 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 >>
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Born October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
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in history
1864: The Condor, a British blockade-runner, is grounded near Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, had served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.
1878: General Lew Wallace is sworn in as governor of New Mexico Territory. He went on to deal with the Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid and write Ben-Hur. His Civil War heroics earned him the moniker Savior of Cincinnati.
1890: Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.
1908: The Ford Model T, the first car for millions of Americans, hits the market. Over 15 million Model Ts are eventually sold, all of them black. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.
1942: The German Army grinds to a complete halt within the city of Stalingrad. Winter tempest in Stalingrad.