SPI
image
Palace Chrysler-Jeep
Sports

West Bloomfield sinks boys swim team

Oxford Boys varsity swim and dive's record dropped to 1-2 after a 113-72 loss against West Bloomfield on Jan. 9. In the 200 Medley Relay: Oxford's A Relay of Stresky, Scribner, Vandecar, and Terry took second with a time of 1:52....more >>

Athlete of the Week

'Unsung hero' Barta

Before the any offensive plays were made during the Clarkston Varsity Football 2013 state championship season - the ball had to be snapped back to the quarterback. The snap came from senior center Griffin Barta,who had a completion rate of 100 percent and named the Unsung Hero during the Wolves' football banquet, Jan....more >>

Lady Cats drop one, win one; LO is up next

The Lady Wildcats "were unable to keep pace with the scoring of Bloomfield and Shannon Wilson," according to team stats keeper Brian Murphy. Oxford was defeated 72-42. "Shannon Wilson from Bloomfield led all scores with 30 points," Murphy said....more >>
/datedimages/2014/01/14/627896RiM31AA1C2.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

Gridiron heroes honored during end of season banquet

The 2013 MHSAA Division 1 Football State Champions reflected on the 13-1 epic fall season on Sunday night at Clarkston High School during their football banquet. They received their letters, medals as well as their state championship rings....more >>
/datedimages/2014/01/14/625E04Ljk3165AA5.sm.jpg
shadow
(click for larger version)

Athlete of the Week

Gentile's hat trick

Junior Drake Gentile scored his hat trick before the Clarkston Hockey team hit the halfway point in their game against Birmingham United last Thursday. He scored within the first four minutes of the first period then twice in the next period with his third goal with 10:20 remaining....more >>

Cheer team takes 5th at Mardi Gras Mambo tourney

The Oxford varsity competitive cheer team took fifth place out of 14 teams with a score of 726.36 this past Saturday at the Mardi Gras Mambo tournament in Oxford. First place was Southgate Anderson with 762....more >>
The Oxford Leader
SPI Subscriptions
Saturday
08 - 23 - 14
12:13
August
arrow
S M T W T F S
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
Site Search


Born August 23rd
1883: Jonathan Wainwright, U.S. general who fought against the Japanese on Corregidor in the Philippines and was forced to surrender.
1898: Albert Claude, biologist who won the 1974 Nobel for his work on the sub-structure of the cell. He never graduated from high school.
1912: Gene Kelly, dancer, choreographer and actor.
1931: H.O. Smith, molecular biologist credited with helping 'open the door' on genetic engineering.
1934: Sonny (Christian) Jurgensen, professional football player and sports announcer.
August 23rd
in history
1711: A British attempt to invade Canada by sea fails.
1775: King George III of England refuses the American colonies' offer of peace and declares them in open rebellion.
1821: After 11 years of war, Spain grants Mexican independence as a constitutional monarchy.
1863: Union batteries cease their first bombardment of Fort Sumter, leaving it a mass of rubble but still unconquered by the Northern besiegers.
1900: Booker T. Washington forms the National Negro Business League in Boston, Massachusetts.