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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 28th
1882: Belle Benchley, the first female zoo director in the world, who directed the Zoological Gardens of San Diego.
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
August 28th
in history
0: Indian chief King Philip, also known as Metacom, is killed by English soldiers, ending the war between Indians and colonists.
1862: Mistakenly believing the Confederate Army to be in retreat, Union General John Pope attacks, beginning the Battle of Groveten. Both sides sustain heavy casualties.
1914: Three German cruisers are sunk by ships of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, the first major naval battle of World War I.
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph