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Cats lose close one to Harrison

Three weeks into the season and the Oxford Wildcats are looking at an uphill battle to challenge for a state playoff berth. While Coach Bud Rowley acknowledged to his team that their backs are against the wall, he is confident they will rebound from a tough 28-25 loss last week to Farmington Hills Harrison....more >>
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Home opener at Homecoming

Our gridiron heroes are preparing for a big week after their 34-13 win over Rochester last Friday. This week the Wolves are coming back to Clarkston High School stadium for their home opener and Homecoming game....more >>
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Athletes of The Week

Ruling the trails

The Wolves finished their first two events in Michigan Scholastic Cycling Association in first place. The cyclists began with a win at Addison Oaks Fall Classic, Sept. 8. "I was happy so many kids showed up and really did their best," said Lisa Loetzner, parent volunteer....more >>
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Equestrian team earns 13th straight district title

The Oxford High School Equestrian Team may have easily earned its 13th straight district championship, but the road to being back-to-back state champions is just beginning. The Wildcats secured the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association District II Division A Championship at the Armada Fairgrounds Saturday....more >>

Cross country starts out strong

The Wildcats Cross Country runners got themselves off to a good start on Sept. 7 at West Bloomfield as both the boys and girls took first place in Division 2. "Even though we're a Division 1 school now they kept us in the Division two to try and keep a big enough pool of teams to race against each other," said Head Coach Matt Johnson....more >>

Wolves sink Berkley, Goodrich

Kickers are looking forward to an exciting week as they host their Youth Soccer Night on Thursday. "We are expecting a big crowd and have fun events planned," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Curtis Payment....more >>
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Victory in Flushing

Spikers spent Saturday going undefeated and winning the Flushing Invitational. They beat Davison in the final game to win the tournament and to also top their sixth team for the day....more >>

Booters keep kicking wins

The boy's varsity soccer continues to demand respect on the field as they recorded two more wins last week bringing their record to 3-0 in OAA Blue and 7-0 on the season. On Sept....more >>

Girls swim opens season 2-1

Last Tuesday, the Oxford girls swim team traveled to Berkley High School for a double dual meet against Berkley and Ferndale. Oxford lost to Berkley 105 81 and beat Ferndale 136 40, which puts them 2-1 on the season and 1 1 in the league....more >>

Tennis beats league foes

The Wolves only needed one more win to beat Rochester as Ian Stuart took to the court. The win wouldn't be easy as Stuart took on not only wet weather but a few court changes. He lost the first set against Falcons' Collin Perozich, 4-6....more >>

Runners on pace for wins

Runners finished in third place at the Chesaning Invitational last Thursday. "We showed improvement," said Clarkston Boys Cross Country Coach Mike Taylor. "Part of it was due to weather - the temperature dropped....more >>
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Born October 5th
1882: Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist, held more than 200 rocketry patents.
1902: Ray Croc, founder of the McDonald's hamburger franchise in 1955.
1911: Flann O'Brien, Irish novelist and playwright (The Hard Life, The Third Policeman).
1936: Václav Havel, Czech dissident dramatist who became the first freely elected president of Czechoslovakia in 55 years.
1959: Maya Lin, American architect who designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
October 5th
in history
1877: Nez Perce Chief Joseph surrenders to Colonel Nelson Miles in Montana Territory, after a 1,700-mile trek to reach Canada falls 40 miles short.
1880: The first ball-point pen is patented on this day by Alonzo T. Cross.
1882: Outlaw Frank James surrenders in Missouri six months after brother Jesse's assassination.
1915: Germany issues an apology and promises for payment for the 128 American passengers killed in the sinking of the British ship Lusitania. The fateful voyage of the Lusitania.
1931: Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon complete the first heavier than air nonstop flight over the Pacific. Their flight, begun October 3, lasted 41 hours, 31 minutes and covered 5,000 miles. They piloted their Bellanca CH-200 monoplane from Samushiro, 300 miles north of Tokyo, Japan, to Wenatchee, Washington.