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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 July 31st
1912: Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winning economist.
1919: Primo Levi, Italian writer and scientist (Survival in Auschwitz).
1921: Whitney Young, Jr., civil rights leader and executive director of the National Urban League.
1928: Horace Silver, jazz pianist, composer and bandleader.
1951: Evonne Goolagong, Australian tennis player.
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in history
1760: Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, drives the French army back to the Rhine River.
1790: The U.S. Patent Office opens.
1875: Former president Andrew Johnson dies at the age of 66.
1882: Belle and Sam Starr are charged with horse stealing in the Indian territory.
1891: Great Britain declares territories in Southern Africa up to the Congo to be within their sphere of influence.