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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 February 12th
1809: Charles Darwin, naturalist and influential theorist of evolution (On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection).
1828: George Meredith, English poet and novelist.
1857: Eugene Atget, French photographer, took over 10,000 photographs documenting Paris.
1874: Auguste Perret, French architect, pioneer in designs of reinforced concrete buildings.
1880: John L. Lewis, American labor leader.
February 12th
in history
1554: Lady Jane Grey, the Queen of England for thirteen days, is beheaded on Tower Hill. She was barely 17 years old.
1709: Alexander Selkirk, the Scottish seaman whose adventures inspired the creation of Daniel Dafoe's Robinson Crusoe, is taken off Juan Fernandez Island after more than four years of living there alone.
1793: The first fugitive slave law, requiring the return of escaped slaves, is passed.
1818: Chile gains independence from Spain.
1836: Mexican General Santa Anna crosses the Rio Grande en route to the Alamo.