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Close win keeps Cats' playoff hopes alive

Oxford's hopes for a playoff spot are still alive following a late field goal that netted the Wildcats a 20-18 victory over Oak Park on Friday. The Wildcats improved to 4-4 on the season and must travel in the crossover game to West Bloomfield (5-3) on Friday to play the Lakers in an effort to qualify for the state playoffs....more >>
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Third time Dragon slayers

Seniors Jacob Gozdor and Andrew Murray hoisted up the water jug and dumped it in celebration after the Wolves not only defeated Lake Orion but claimed their third consecutive OAA Red Championship....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Schultz aids Wolves

Senior forward Brad Schultz crossed the soccer ball to teammate Alex Trim during the first round of MHSAA Soccer District playoffs against Carman Ainsworth, Oct. 14. Trim scored off the pass and it was the first of six goals for the Wolves as they defeated the Cavs, 6-0....more >>

Netting wins

Spikers faced six tough competitors last week and came out with five wins. They traveled to Beast of the East on Saturday where they went 3-1 for the day - beating Flushing, South Lyon and Mercy....more >>

Clarkston finishes season as ninth

It was a successful visit to the MHSAA Tennis State Finals as the Wolves tied for ninth place out of 22 teams at Midland Tennis Center. "We had a great weekend," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis Coach Chas Claus....more >>

Goals to drop times at regionals

Runners are preparing for tough competition as they head to the MHSSA Cross Country Regionals this Saturday. "It looks pretty good," said Kevin Breen, coach for the Clarkston Girls Cross Country team....more >>

Kickers claim district title with shutouts

A briskness is in the air just in time for the Wolves to kick in the next round of playoffs this week. "It is an exciting time of year," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Curtis Payment....more >>

Mountaineers continue strong

Clarkston Everest Collegiate defeated Dearborn Star International on Oct. 4, 54-6 Lucas Neme opened the scoring with a 44-yard touchdown run. He was the leading rusher with 68 yards on four carries and one touchdown....more >>
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Born December 25th
1841: Clara Barton, founder of the Red Cross.
1870: Rosa Luxemburg, Polish-born founder of the Spartacus League which later became the German Communist Party.
1907: Cab Calloway, band leader, the first Jazz singer to sell a million records.
1918: Anwar Sadat, Egyptian president (1970 to 1981) and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
December 25th
in history
1950: Scottish nationalists steal the Stone of Scone from the British coronation throne in Westminster Abbey. The 485 pound stone was recovered in April 1951.
1962: The Bay of Pigs captives, upon their return to the United States, vow to return to Cuba and topple Fidel Castro.
1965: Entertainer Chris Noel gives her first performance for the USO at two hospitals in California, She will eventually entertain in Vietnam.
1973: U.S. astronauts onboard the Skylab space station take a seven-hour walk in space and photograph the comet Kohoutek.
1976: Over 100 Muslims, returning from a pilgrimage to Mecca, die when their boat sinks.