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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 October 5th
1882: Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist, held more than 200 rocketry patents.
1902: Ray Croc, founder of the McDonald's hamburger franchise in 1955.
1911: Flann O'Brien, Irish novelist and playwright (The Hard Life, The Third Policeman).
1936: Václav Havel, Czech dissident dramatist who became the first freely elected president of Czechoslovakia in 55 years.
1959: Maya Lin, American architect who designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
October 5th
in history
1795: The day after he routed counterrevolutionaries in Paris, Napoleon Bonaparte accepts their formal surrender. Napoleon takes charge.
1813: U.S. victory at the Battle of the Thames, in Ontario, broke Britain's Indian allies with the death of Shawnee Chief Tecumseh, and made the Detroit frontier safe. An outmatched British flotilla faced the prospect of a remarkable victory.
1821: Greek rebels capture Tripolitza, the main Turkish fort in the Peloponnese area of Greece.
1864: At the Battle of Allatoona, a small Union post is saved from Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood's army. A compendium of poppycock, balderdash, and malarkey told by Civil War veterans for the amusement and amazement of future generations.
1877: Nez Perce Chief Joseph surrenders to Colonel Nelson Miles in Montana Territory, after a 1,700-mile trek to reach Canada falls 40 miles short.