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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 July 31st
1867: S.S. Kresge, American businessman.
1901: Jean Dubuffet, French sculptor and painter.
1912: Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winning economist.
1919: Primo Levi, Italian writer and scientist (Survival in Auschwitz).
1921: Whitney Young, Jr., civil rights leader and executive director of the National Urban League.
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in history
1882: Belle and Sam Starr are charged with horse stealing in the Indian territory.
1891: Great Britain declares territories in Southern Africa up to the Congo to be within their sphere of influence.
1904: The Trans-Siberian railroad connecting the Ural mountains with Russia's Pacific coast, is completed.
1917: The third Battle of Ypres commences as the British attack the German lines.
1932: Adolf Hitler's Nationalist Socialist German Workers' Party (Nazis) doubles its strength in legislative elections.