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Lady swimmers finish 5th in league

The Lady Wildcat Swim and Dive team placed fifth in the league after the OAA White Division League Meet Nov 6-8, which included Avondale, Berkley, Harrison, North Farmington, Royal Oak and West Bloomfield....more >>
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One game away from state finals

Excitement fills the community and it can be found on the football practice fields as the gridiron heroes prepare for the MHSAA Semifinals, set for Saturday against Flint Carman-Ainsworth, 1 p....more >>
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Hail to the victors!

Oxford teams compete in flag football championships

November 9 and 10 was a big weekend at Walled Lake Northern High School as Michigan Youth Flag Football held their championship games with several Oxford teams competing. In the first grade division, the Oxford Colts trailed the previously unbeaten Canton Browns 18-14 at halftime, but rallied to win the championship game 28-25....more >>
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Wolves share excitement on 200 wins

When Kurt Richardson, long-time head coach for the Clarkston Varsity Football team, hit the achievement of 200 wins on Nov. 8 he contributed it to all the players and his coaching staff....more >>
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Proper pushes the limit

Mackenzie Proper finished her senior season with Clarkston Girls Cross Country team with a smile. "I really enjoyed it," she said about her final season. "It was my favorite year by far....more >>
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U-10 soccer team goes undefeated again, finishes in first

The Oxford Soccer Club's U-10 girls travel team went undefeated during the fall season with a record of eight wins and two ties. The team finished first in the Michigan Youth Soccer League Premier Division....more >>

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Heartbreaker finish

Spikers finished their season after a 3-1 loss to Marian in the MHSAA Regional Finals last Thursday. "We should have beaten them," said Clarkston Varsity Volleyball Coach Kelly Avenall....more >>
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Born August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
30: Cleopatra VII, Queen of Egypt, commits suicide.
1721: The Peace of Nystad ends the Second Northern War between Sweden and Russia, giving Russia considerably more power in the Baltic region.
1781: The French fleet arrives in the Chesapeake Bay to aid the American Revolution.
1813: Creek Indians massacre over 500 whites at Fort Mims Alabama.
1860: The first British tramway is inaugurated at Birkenhead by an American, George Francis Train.