SPI
image
Palace Chrysler-Jeep
Sports
/datedimages/2013/08/14/51B9FDtWI3D7A755.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

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 >>
/datedimages/2013/08/14/519A8DIrl3D16D89.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

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 >>
/datedimages/2013/08/14/51AEDDOXM3D341E8.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

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 >>
/datedimages/2013/08/14/519CAEggK3D24DEC.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

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 >>
The Oxford Leader
Guido's Pizza
SPI Subscriptions
Thursday
10 - 23 - 14
04:47
October
arrow
S M T W T F S
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
Site Search


Born October 23rd
1844: Sarah Bernhardt, French actress.
1869: John Heisman, American college football coach for whom the Heisman Trophy is named.
1925: Johnny Carson, American television personality who hosted the Tonight Show.
1940: Pele, legendary Brazilian soccer player who scored 1,281 goals in 22 years
1942: Michael Crichton, writer (Jurassic Park, The Andromeda Strain).
October 23rd
in history
1918: President Wilson feels satisfied that the Germans are accepting his armistice terms and agrees to transmit their request for an armistice to the Allies. The Germans have agreed to suspend submarine warfare, cease inhumane practices such as the use of poison gas, and withdraw troops back into Germany. When the United States entered World War I, propagandist George Creel set out to stifle anti-war sentiment.
1929: The first transcontinental air service begins from New York to Los Angeles. Air Mail's first day.
1942: The Western Task Force, destined for North Africa, departs from Hampton Roads, Virginia. The men of Sub-Task Force Goalpost.
1952: The Nobel Prize for Medicine is awarded to Ukranian-born microbiologist Selmart A. Waksman for his discovery of an effective treatment of tuberculosis.
1954: In Paris, an agreement is signed providing for West German sovereignty and permitting West Germany to rearm and enter NATO and the Western European Union.