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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 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
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.
1965: The Viet Cong are routed in the Mekong Delta by U.S. forces, with more than 50 killed.