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Cats take a pounding in Oak Park

The Oxford Wildcats finished their regular season with a loss, 49-14, to Oak Park in the OAA crossover game on Friday. In the opening round of the state playoffs scheduled for 7 p....more >>

Winning streak continues

It took a 62-yard run to wake up Clarkston's gridiron heroes last Friday night at Lake Orion High School in their 42-7 win. The long touchdown run didn't come from Clarkston but Dragons' Matt Krause three minutes into the game....more >>

Wolves win shootout for district title

It was a battle until the end - and the end result was claiming their second consecutive MHSAA District title last Saturday with a win 2-1 over Walled Lake Northern. "It was a heavy-weight battle," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Curtis Payment....more >>
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Booters wrap up impressive season

What was a "winnable" game, according to Oxford High School's Boys' Varsity Soccer Coach John Thaler, ended in a 1-0 loss to Clarkston at regionals Oct. 22. "It was a real defensive battle, both sides....more >>

Matisse rewrites history

Athlete of the Week

Sophomore Alex Matisse finished his tennis season with the Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis team after going 1-1 at the state finals last week. He was the only Wolf to individually qualify for the state championships in the last 20 years....more >>
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Hurricanes a-blowin'!

The Oxford Hurricanes were one of 128 female and male teams from the Midwest and Canada to compete in this year's International BOO BASH Lacrosse Festival held Oct. 25-26 at Seymour Lake Township Park....more >>

Lady Wolves win tourney, league

History was made on Saturday as Clarkston's spikers won the sixth annual Beast of the East tournament. It was the first time the Lady Wolves won the event. "It was our focus this week," said Clarkston Varsity Volleyball Coach Kelly Pinner....more >>
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Born October 30th
1839: Alfred Sisley, landscape painter.
1857: Gertrude Atherton, novelist.
1871: Paul Valery, poet and essayist.
1882: William F. Bull Halsey, Jr., American admiral who played an instrumental role in the defeat of Japan during World War II. The Japanese surrender was signed on his flagship, the USS Missouri.
1885: Ezra Pound, American poet who promoted Imagism, a poetic movement stressing free phrase rather than forced metric. He was imprisoned for his pro-Fascist radio broadcasts.
October 30th
in history
1925: Scotsman John L. Baird performs first TV broadcast of moving objects.
1938: H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds is broadcast over the radio by Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre. Many panic believing it is an actual newscast about a Martian invasion.
1941: The U.S. destroyer Reuben James, on convoy duty off Iceland, is sunk by a German U-boat with the loss of 96 Americans. Captain Johnnie Walker was the Royal Navy's most effective weapon against the German U-boat menace.
1950: The First Marine Division is ordered to replace the entire South Korean I Corps at the Chosin Reservoir area.In 1950, as U.S. Marines tried to fight their way out of a Chinese trap, Korea suffered its worst winter of the century. The men who struggled there suffered accordingly.
1991: BET Holdings Inc., becomes the first African-American company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.