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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 19th
1904: Bergen Evans, educator and author who wrote Dictionary of Contemporary American Usage.
1911: William Golding, novelist best known for Lord of the Flies.
1915: Elizabeth Stern, Canadian pathologist who first published a case report linking a specific virus to a specific cancer.
September 19th
in history
0: In a landmark battle of the Hundred Years' War, English Prince Edward defeats the French at Poitiers.
1544: Francis, the king of France, and Charles V of Austria sign a peace treaty in Crespy, France, ending a 20-year war.
1692: Giles Corey is pressed to death for standing mute and refusing to answer charges of witchcraft brought against him. He is the only person in America to have suffered this punishment.
1777: American forces under Gen. Horatio Gates meet British troops led by Gen. John Burgoyne at Saratoga Springs, NY.
1783: The first hot-air balloon is sent aloft in Versailles, France with animal passengers including a sheep, rooster and a duck.