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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 >>

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'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 >>
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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 >>
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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 >>
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Born October 5th
1882: Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist, held more than 200 rocketry patents.
1902: Ray Croc, founder of the McDonald's hamburger franchise in 1955.
1911: Flann O'Brien, Irish novelist and playwright (The Hard Life, The Third Policeman).
1936: Václav Havel, Czech dissident dramatist who became the first freely elected president of Czechoslovakia in 55 years.
1959: Maya Lin, American architect who designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
October 5th
in history
1882: Outlaw Frank James surrenders in Missouri six months after brother Jesse's assassination.
1915: Germany issues an apology and promises for payment for the 128 American passengers killed in the sinking of the British ship Lusitania. The fateful voyage of the Lusitania.
1931: Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon complete the first heavier than air nonstop flight over the Pacific. Their flight, begun October 3, lasted 41 hours, 31 minutes and covered 5,000 miles. They piloted their Bellanca CH-200 monoplane from Samushiro, 300 miles north of Tokyo, Japan, to Wenatchee, Washington.
1965: U.S. forces in Saigon receive permission to use tear gas. More than two decades after it ended, the Vietnam War still stirs controversy in the media and on Capitol Hill.
1966: A sodium cooling system malfunction causes a partial core meltdown at the Enrico Fermi demonstration breeder reactor near Detroit. Radiation is contained.