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Grapplers pin 8th straight league title

The Wildcat grapplers clinched their eighth straight league title by beating seven teams during the Oakland Activities Association's Red Division championships held at Oxford High School Friday night....more >>
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Win puts Wolves in league lead

The Wolves bounced back from a loss early in the week against Bloomfield Hills to defeat Rochester, 55-41. "It was a good win for us," said Dan Fife, long-time head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball....more >>

Win gets ladies back on track

The Lady Wildcats got back to their winning ways on the court after beating Birmingham Groves 64-30 at home Jan. 30. "It was terrific win for us to get back on track.  The keys to the win were our consistency offensively, rebounding and our defensive intensity," said Head Coach Steve Emert....more >>
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Cheer takes first

Lady Wolves showed off their enthusiasm and spirit in three cheer competitions and finished each one in the top three. The competitive cheer team, with a combination of seventh graders from Sashabaw Middle School and eighth graders from Clarkston Junior High School, ended the season at Grand Blanc's Bobcat Classic, Jan....more >>

Wildcat Swimmers take 16th place in county meet

The Oxford Boys Dive and Swim team gave their all this past weekend at the Oakland County Swimming meet held at Waterford Mott High School. On Friday night, Oxford's divers scored a total of 27 points with a fifth place finish for Jared Tasch with 239....more >>
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Team effort leads to win

Senior Alaina Cook caught the pass from senior teammate Carly Giroux before she put it through the hoop. Within the next few minutes, she scored two more baskets to help the girls gain a lead on Pontiac last Thursday....more >>

Wrestlers up for districts

Grapplers finished the regular season taking second place at the OAA Red Championship tournament at Oxford last Friday. They scored 178 points while Oxford took first place with 212 points and Rochester rounded of the top three spot with 133 points....more >>

Bowlers continue to prove their skills

The Wildcat bowling team went to the Bowl Swami Tournament Feb. 1 at Imperial lanes.  The varsity boys wanted to prove why they are ranked fifth in the state. The field of 27 teams would be cut to 16 and the Oxford boys qualified 12th....more >>

Skiers go 1-1

The Holly/Oxford skil team was up and down this past weekend as the girls lost to Flint Powers 51-25, while the boys won 21-74. In slalom, Emma Ford took fourth with 1:05.99; Montana Taube-Whit, sixth with 1:13....more >>

Shutout on the ice in OAA

Icers took third place in the OAA Red with a shutout against Farmington last Thursday, 2-0. "We played excellent," said Bryan Krygier, head coach for Clarkston Hockey. "Defensively we played well and our two goals held up....more >>
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Born December 22nd
1858: Giacomo Puccini, Italian operatic composer best known for Madam Butterfly.
1883: Arthur Wergs Mitchell, first African-American to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
1912: Claudia Lady Bird Johnson, wife of President Lyndon Baines Johnson.
December 22nd
in history
1135: Stephen of Blois is crowned the king of England.
1775: Esek Hopkins takes command of the Continental Navy, a total of seven ships. Building the new nation's navy.
1807: Congress passes the Embargo Act, which halts all trading completely. It is hoped that the act will keep the United States out the European Wars.
1829: The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad opens the first passenger railway line.
1918: The last of the food restrictions, that had been enforced because of the shortages during World War I, are lifted.