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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 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1938: The Fair Labor Standards Act becomes law, establishing the 40-hour work week.
1944: The aircraft carrier USS Princeton is sunk by a single Japanese plane during the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
1945: The United Nations comes into existence with the ratification of its charter by the first 29 nations.
1945: Vidkun Quisling, Norway's wartime minister president, is executed by firing squad for collaboration with the Nazis.
1952: Presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower announces that if elected, he will go to Korea. In 1950, as U.S. Marines tried to fight their way out of a Chinese trap, Korea suffered its worst winter of the century. The men who struggled there suffered accordingly.