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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 August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
1892: The Moravia, a passenger ship arriving from Germany, brings cholera to the United States.
1932: Nazi leader Hermann Goering is elected president of the Reichstag.
1944: Ploesti, the center of the Rumanian oil industry, falls to Soviet troops.
1957: In an effort to stall the Civil Rights Act of 1957 from passing, Senator Strom Thurmond (D-S.C.) filibusters for over 24 hours. The bill passed, but Thurmond's filibuster becomes the longest in Senate history.
1961: President John F. Kennedy appoints General Lucius D. Clay as his personal representative in Berlin.