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Wolves line up against cancer

The Wolves are using their first week of practice to gear up for their fifth annual Football for a Cure this Saturday, 7 p.m. Proceeds from the pre-season intrasquad scrimmage are used for the Clarkston community with services at McLaren Breast Cancer and McLaren Cancer Institute - Clarkston....more >>

Hall, Schmidt and White headed for Hall of Fame

Five new Wildcat sport stars will be entered into the Oxford Hall of Fame this September. The 2013 class of inductees include Megan Burns, Dr. Heather Hall, Zach Line, Bobby Schmidt and Jenny White....more >>

Listen up 7th and 8th-grade football players!

Attention seventh and eighth-grade Oxford football players! Captains agility conditioning will take place from 6-7 p.m. on Aug. 19-22 at the middle school. Practices begin Aug. 26 continue through Aug....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

National success

Blake Sutherland is ready to run on the college track after a successful spring and summer. The 2013 Clarkston High School graduate recently ran for the Elite Performance Track & Field Club in the USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships....more >>
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Senior softballers are champs!

The Oxford Senior Mens Softball team that plays in the Northwest Parks and Recreation Association league recently won the 2013 Division C league and Playoff championships for the second year in a row....more >>

Anderson's trip to junior olympics

Ten-year-old Bo Anderson from Clarkston recently finished his outdoor track season with Waza Track Club. He finished the season at the AAU Junior Olympics National Championship Track meet where he joined 18 of his teammates at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, July 27- Aug....more >>

Line scores first NFL TD in preseason game

Oxford's own Zach Line scored his first touchdown for the Minnesota Vikings. The 2008 OHS graduate and fullback caught a swing pass, then ran 61 yards, breaking numerous tackles along the way, to score in the Vikings' Aug....more >>
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Swimmers join Team Michigan for championship

Three swimmers from the Clarkston Sea Wolves joined Team Michigan to compete at the Central Zone Championship swim meet in Geneva, Ohio, Aug. 2-4. Emma Barnes, Kelsey Gilbert and Caroline Hughes each qualified for the meet and competed for Team Michigan....more >>
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Born September 20th
1842: Lord James Dewar, physician who invented the vacuum flask and cordite, the first smokeless powder.
1878: Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884: Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885: Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891: Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
September 20th
in history
1853: The Allies defeat the Russians at the battle of Alma on the Crimean Peninsula.
1863: Union troops under George Thomas prevent the Union defeat at Chickamauga from becoming a rout, earning him the nickname the Rock of Chickamauga. Desperate stand at Chickamauga.
1934: Bruno Hauptmann arrested for the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby.B.F. Mahoney was the 'mystery man' behind the Ryan company that built Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.
1952: Scientists confirm that DNA holds hereditary data.
1965: Seven U.S. planes are downed in one day over Vietnam.Republic Aircraft's F-105 Thunderchief, better known as the 'Thud,' was the Air Force's warhorse in Vietnam.