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Statement made in win

Twelve goals in the first 12 minutes was part of the statement the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team wanted to make in the playoffs. "We wanted to make sure we started off with the right approach and stepped up on the right foot to let everyone know we are here for business," said Brian Kaminskas, head coach....more >>
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Booster Club recognizes 130 senior athletes

Eighty boys and 51 girls earned a total of 131 varsity letters as Oxford High School seniors this year. "That's a lot of kids," said Athletic Director Mike Watson at the annual Athletic Awards Ceremony hosted by the Oxford Wildcats Booster Club on May 19 at the Oxford Performing Arts Center....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Watlington on track

Clarkston High School senior Caine Watlinton's personal achievement for his last track season was taking first place at the Bay City Western Invitational in the long jump. "I have done it for four years," he said about the annual meet....more >>
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Golfers are district champs!

Taking first and winning the MHSAA District Tournament at Bald Mountain Golf Club in Lake Orion on May 21 "was a surprise to everybody, but us," said Oxford Varsity Golf Coach Terry Kelley....more >>
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Born September 1st
1795: James Gordon Bennet, editor of the New York Sun, the first tabloid-sized daily newspaper.
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist who created Tarzan, the Ape Man.
1907: Walter Reuther, labor leader who merged the American Federation of Labor with the Congress of International Organizations.
1923: Rocky Marciano, world heavyweight boxing champion who retired undefeated.
1939: Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
September 1st
in history
1821: William Becknell leads a group of traders from Independence, Mo., toward Santa Fe on what would become the Santa Fe Trail.Trailing Louis L’Amour in New Mexico.
1836: Protestant missionary Dr. Marcus Whitman leads a party to Oregon. His wife, Narcissa, is one of the first white women to travel the Oregon Trail. The Oregon Trail emigrants who chose to follow Stephen Meek thought his shortcut would save weeks of hard travel. Instead, it brought them even greater misery.
1864: Confederate forces under General John Bell Hood evacuate Atlanta in anticipation of the arrival of Union General William T. Sherman's troops. The Federal officer who sent his men naked against the enemy was Colonel James P. Brownlow of the 1st (Union) Tennessee Cavalry.
1870: The Prussian army crushes the French at Sedan, the last battle of the Franco-Prussian War.
1876: The Ottomans inflict a decisive defeat on the Serbs at Aleksinac.