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Grapplers advance to regionals

ader Staff Writer The Oxford Wildcat grapplers will once again advance to team regionals after pinning the Lake Orion Dragons in a 71-12 defeat at team districts held Feb. 5. The boys won 12 of their 14 matches....more >>
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Cagers climb for victory

If it was up to Southfield, they would have gladly finished the game against the Wolves last Friday in the first quarter while they were up by 14 points. But for the Wolves having three more quarters gave them the opportunity to boost themselves into the lead for a 69-52 win....more >>

Boys ski team finishes 2nd in division

The Holly/Oxford girls and boys varsity ski teams took to the slopes this past week in the Southeastern Michigan Ski League (SEMSL) Division Championships with the girls taking fourth in the division and the boys winning first place at the meet....more >>
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Six sign for future

They used their skills to help their team win Clarkston's first MHSAA Division 1 Football State Championship and now six gridiron heroes are ready to use their skills on the collegiate level....more >>

Hoopsters on a 4-game winning streak

After recovering from their two-point loss to Farmington, the Oxford boys varsity basketball team is once again on a four-game winning streak with their latest 68-42 win over Berkley High School Feb....more >>
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Grapplers bring home district honors

rs with second place finishers Greg Miller (112) and Nate Troutvine (215); third place finisher Mitchell Nelson (112) and fourth place finishers were Connor Ryan (119), Brett Foltz (125), Kyle Masters (140) and Nolan Eriksen (152)....more >>

Wolves split in showcase

Icers ended their trip to the Michigan Public High School Showcase with a 3-0 win over Canton on Sunday. Roman Reiner led with two goals while Austin Fullmer scored one goal and had one assist....more >>

Lady Wolves sink two

Lady Cagers remain in the lead for the OAA Red title after defeating two league foes last week. The Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team opened the week with a close match-up against Stoney Creek to pull ahead for a 46-41 victory, Feb....more >>

Lady cats beat Rochester but fall to Adams

The Lady Wildcats earned a hard fought 45-34 victory over Rochester High on Feb. 4 with Skye Donaldson leading the charge by playing all 32 minutes and contributing 17 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists....more >>

Oxford boy bowlers tie for top-spot in OAA Red

After losing the Clarkston Wolves by eight pins earlier in the season, the Oxford boys were looking to get even on Feb. 7. The Wildcats came out with a 6 to 4 lead after the Baker games....more >>
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Born October 4th
1895: Buster (Joseph F.) Keaton, star of silent film comedies including Sherlock, Jr. and The General.
1919: Rene Marques, Puerto Rican playwright and short story writer.
1923: Charlton Heston, American film actor.
1928: Alvin Toffler, writer and futurist.
1941: Anne Rice, novelist.
October 4th
in history
1905: Orville Wright pilots the first flight longer than 30 minutes. The flight lasted 33 minutes, 17 seconds and covered 21 miles. The Virginia Air and Space Center is home to the Great Aerodrome, which almost beat the Wrights into the air.
1914: The first German Zeppelin raids London. The J.V. Martin Kitten failed at intercepting Zeppelins.
1957: Sputnik 1, the first man-made satellite, is launched, beginning the space race. The satellite, built by Valentin Glushko, weighed 184 pounds and was launched by a converted Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). Sputnik orbited the earth every 96 minutes at a maximum height of 584 miles. In 1958, it reentered the earth's atmosphere and burned up. Just nine months after President John F. Kennedy called for the U.S. to put a man on the moon before 1970, Mercury astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth.
1968: Cambodia admits that the Viet Cong use their country for sanctuary. As America's involvement in Indochina came to an end in the spring of 1975, the Khmer Rouge closed in on Phnom Penh for the kill.
1972: Judge John Sirca imposes a gag order on the Watergate break-in case.