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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 October 21st
1772: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet (The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan).
1833: Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes.
1917: Dizzy Gillespie, jazz trumpeter.
1929: Ursula K. Le Guin, science fiction writer (The Left Hand of Darkness).
October 21st
in history
1950: North Korean Premier Kim Il-Sung establishes a new capital at Sinuiju on the Yalu River opposite the Chinese City of Antung.Retreating and advancing in a single day.
1959: The Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens in Manhattan.
1961: Bob Dylan records his first album in a single day at a cost of $400.
1967: The March on the Pentagon, protesting American involvement in Vietnam , draws 50,000 protesters.The infamous Pentagon Papers give insights into the Johnson administration's thinking on the Vietnam War.
1983: The United States sends a ten-ship task force to Grenada.