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Storm 12U advances to regional play

The Oxford Storm 12U baseball team played in the 12U Pee Wee Reese State Finals held at Clintonwood Park in Clarkston July 16-18. Although the Storm was edged by the Troy Bulldogs in the semi-finals, it received a wild card berth that allowed it to advance to the Pee Wee Reese 12U AABC North Central Regionals in Rockford, Illinois....more >>
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Swayne plays for grandma

Everytime Hampton Swayne kayaks with his grandmother, Sherry Hampton-Nutting, it is a new adventure. "It is like a new world because there are spots you didn't even know existed," he smiled....more >>
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Wildcats 12U Fed. team makes regionals

The Oxford Wildcats 12U Federation baseball team played in the 12U Pee Wee Reese State Finals held at Clintonwood Park in Clarkston July 16-18. The team earned a division title, but lost the state championship game 3-2 to the Troy Bulldogs....more >>
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Hitting the open water

Athletes of the Week

Swimmers from the Clarkston Sea Wolves took their skills outside of the pool to an open water race in early July. Twelve members from the program participated in the 15th Annual Motor City Mile for the first time on July 9....more >>
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Born May 5th
1818: Karl Marx, German philosopher (The Communist Manifesto, Das Kapital).
1830: John B. Stetson, American hat maker.
1861: Peter Cooper Hewitt, electrical engineer, inventor of the mercury-vapor lamp.
1883: Charles Albert Chief Bender, baseball player.
1890: Christopher Morley, writer (Kitty Foyle).
May 5th
in history
1935: American Jesse Owens sets the long jump record.
1942: General Joseph Stilwell learns that the Japanese have cut his railway out of China and is forced to lead his troops into India.
1945: Holland and Denmark are liberated from Nazi control.
1961: Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space.
1968: U.S. Air Force planes hit Nhi Ha, South Vietnam in support of attacking infantrymen.