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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 >>
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Born October 9th
1873: Charles Rudolph Walgreen, the father of the modern drugstore.
1879: Max von Laue, German physicist.
1899: Bruce Catton, U.S. historian and journalist, famous for his works on the Civil War.
1909: Jacques Tati, French actor and director.
1940: John Lennon, English musician, one of the Beatles.
October 9th
in history
1863: Confederate cavalry raiders return to Chattanooga after attacking Union General William Rosecrans' supply and communication lines all around east Tennessee. Overconfident and overextended, the Union Army of the Cumberland advanced into the deep woods of northwest Georgia. Waiting Confederates did not intend for them to leave.
1888: The Washington Monument, designed by Robert Mills, opens to the public.
1914: Germans take Antwerp, Belgium, after 12-day siege. Nurse Edith Cavell harbored Allied soldiers.
1934: In Marseilles, a Macedonian revolutionary associated with Croat terrorists in Hungary assassinates King Alexander of Yugoslavia and French Foreign Minister Louis Barthou. The two had been on a tour of European capitals in quest of an alliance against Nazi Germany. The assassinations bring the threat of war between Yugoslavia and Hungary, but confrontation is prevented by the League of Nations.
1941: President Franklin D. Roosevelt requests congressional approval for arming U.S. merchant ships. As their escorts turned away, the ships of the doomed Allied convoy, PQ-17, followed orders and began to disperse in the Arctic waters.