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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

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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 September 2nd
1850: Eugene Field, poet and journalist.
1877: Frederick Soddy, named an isotope and received 1921 Nobel prize for chemistry.
1901: Adolph Rupp, basketball coach at the University of Kentucky who achieved a record 876 victories.
1948: Christa McAuliffe, the first civilian passenger on a space mission. During that mission, she and the six other crew members on the space shuttle Challenger perished in an explosion shortly after launch.
September 2nd
in history
1870: Napoleon III capitulates to the Prussians at Sedan, France.
1885: In Rock Springs, Wyoming Territory, 28 Chinese laborers are killed and hundreds more chased out of town by striking coal miners.
1898: Sir Herbert Kitchner leads the British to victory over the Mahdists at Omdurman and takes Khartoum.
1910: Alice Stebbins Wells is admitted to the Los Angeles Police Force as the first woman police officer to receive an appointment based on a civil service exam.
1915: Austro-German armies take Grodno, Poland.