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Falcons squeak by Cats

After a four-game winning streak, Wildcats fell on the court to the Farmington Falcons 54-51 in a highly contested game on Jan. 17, bringing their overall record to 4-6. "We had 20 turnovers and only lost by two points, but after the game we had a serious film session, just looking at it with our guys we really didn't play the style we want to play," said Head Coach Stephan Henning....more >>
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OAA victory adds to wins

Cagers handed OAA Red foe North Farmington their first loss in the season after turning on the heat in the second half of the game last Friday, 42-36. "We got them at home but defending your home court takes more," said Dan Fife, Clarkston Varsity Boys Basketball long-time head coach....more >>

Lady Cats lose OT thriller to Adams

Oxford's varsity girls basketball team suffered a tough 35-33 loss to Rochester Adams in overtime Jan. 14. "Oxford's game plan to slow the game down almost worked to perfection as they battled first place Adams throughout the entire game and into overtime," explained Team Statistician Brian Murphy....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 >>

Bowlers keep racking up wins

Coach J.R. Lafnear is proud of both his boys and girls bowling teams who faired well at their Oakland County Championships. The Royal Oak bowling team and Thunderbird Lanes hostedthe Oakland County Boys Championships The Oxford Boys team came out firing with a new school record 1154 game....more >>
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3-point play makes the win

A 3-point play by junior Erika Davenport gave the Lady Wolves a boost they needed as they started the overtime period against Farmington Hills Harrison last Thursday. She scored on a basket and was sent to the line for two free throw shots and made one, putting the score 41-38 in favor for the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team....more >>
Donald Turner
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Born December 21st
1879: Stalin, Communist leader of the Soviet Union.
1911: Josh Gibson, baseball player for the Negro Leagues, Home-Run King.
1918: Kurt Waldheim, controversial fourth Secretary General of the United Nations.
December 21st
in history
1862: The U.S. Congress authorizes the Medal of Honor to be awarded to Navy personnel who have distinguished themselves by their gallantry in action.
1866: Indians led by Red Cloud and Crazy Horse kill Captain William J. Fetterman and 79 other men who had ventured out from Fort Phil Kearny to cut wood. The fatal Fetterman fight
1910: Over 2.5 million plague victims are reported in the An-Hul province of China.
1928: President Calvin Coolidge signs the Boulder Dam bill.
1944: German troops surround the 101st Airborne Division at the Bastogne in Belgium. Firsthand account from Bastogne.