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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 August 21st
1904: William Count Basie, American band leader and composer.
1936: Wilt Chamberlin, four-time MVP for the National Basketball Association and only player to score 100 points in a professional basketball game.
1938: Kenny Rogers, country singer.
August 21st
in history
1831: Nat Turner leads a slave revolt in Southampton County, Virginia that kills close to 60 whites.
1858: The first of a series of debates begins between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas. Douglas goes on to win the Senate seat in November, but Lincoln gains national visibility for the first time.
1863: Confederate raiders under William Quantrill strike Lawrence, Kansas, leaving 150 civilians dead.
1864: Confederate General A.P. Hill attacks Union troops south of Petersburg, Va., at the Weldon railroad. His attack is repulsed, resulting in heavy Confederate casualties.
1915: Italy declares war on Turkey.