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Stephan Henning named 'Coach of the Year'

After leading his team in his first year as head coach to district finals and claiming a league title for the first time in 30 years, accolades keep coming in for Oxford Boys Varsity Basketball Coach Stephan Henning....more >>

Off to a winning season

The Wolves started the season with a jump, run and throw as they hosted a tri-meet against the Highlanders and Falcons last Thursday. "We did really well," said Clarkston Boys Track and Field Head Coach John Bennink....more >>
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'Excellence' is the goal of track and field

With so many extra-curricular activities offered to students these days, Coach Matt Johnson is having a hard time filling his girls' track team. "It's sad to say but it's hard having the girls spread out so thin," he said....more >>

Athlete of the Week

Blocking shots

Senior Jake Hendricks made 28 saves during the weekend to help the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team score two wins in Ohio. Hendricks has played the goalie position for six years after his coach asked him to try it....more >>
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Golf coach expects much from veteran team

With all veteran returnee players, Coach Terry Kelley expects a lot out of his Boys Varsity Golf team. "Our top four are absolutely solid and we have four fighting for those last two regular positions," noted Kelley....more >>
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Coach says boys lacrosse is 'better overall'

It's been a tough start for the boys varsity lacrosse team being five weeks into the season and having only played one game due to poor weather conditions. "I have a 16 game schedule coming back from the break, playing three times a week which means we don't get a lot of time to improve or practice, so that makes it tough," said Head Coach Greg Normand....more >>
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Born September 22nd
1791: Michael Faraday, English physicist, inventor of the dynamo, the transformer and the electric motor.
1885: Erich Von Stroheim, director, actor and screenwriter best known for Greed.
1902: John Houseman, director, producer and actor.
1909: David Reisman, sociologist, author of The Lonely Crowd.
1927: Tommy Lasorda, manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team from 1975 to 1996.
September 22nd
in history
1776: American Captain Nathan Hale is hanged as a spy by the British in New York City; his last words are reputed to have been, I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.A veteran long before the War for Independence, Sam Whittemore was America's oldest, bravest soldier.
1789: Russian forces under Aleksandr Suvorov drive the Turkish army under Yusuf Pasha from the Rymnik River, upsetting the Turkish invasion of Russia.
1862: President Lincoln issues a proclamation calling for all slaves within the rebel states to be freed on January 1, a political move that helps keep the British from intervening on the side of the South.
1864: Union General Philip Sheridan defeats Confederate General Jubal Early's troops at the Battle of Fisher's Hill, in Virginia.Winchester, Virginia, saw more of the war than any other place North or South.
1869: The Cincinnati Red Stockings, the first professional baseball team, arrive in San Francisco after a rollicking, barnstorming tour of the West.Jackie Robinson and the Brooklyn Dodgers.