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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 22nd
1882: N.C. Wyeth, painter famous for his illustrations of Treasure Island and Robin Hood.
1887: John Reed, American journalist, poet and revolutionary, (Ten Days That Shook the World).
1903: George Beadle, American geneticist.
1919: Doris Lessing, novelist (Children of Violence, The Golden Notebook).
1920: Timothy Leary, American psychologist who experimented with psychedelic drugs.
October 22nd
in history
1955: The prototype of the F-105 Thunder Chief makes its maiden flight. Republic Aircraft's F-105 Thunderchief, better known as the 'Thud,' was the Air Force's warhorse in Vietnam.
1962: U.S. reveals Soviet missile sites in Cuba. President Kennedy orders a naval and air blockade on further shipment of military equipment to Cuba. Following a confrontation that threatens nuclear war, Kennedy and Khrushchev agree on October 28 on a formula to end the crisis. On November 2 Kennedy reports that Soviet missile bases in Cuba are being dismantled.
1964: Jean Paul Satre declines the Nobel Prize for Literature.
1966: The Soviet Union launches Luna 12 for orbit around the moon
1972: Operation Linebacker I, the bombing of North Vietnam with B-52 bombers, ends. The war in neighboring Cambodia goes from bad to worse.