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Hrisopolous, Campbell join the 100 club

Two Oxford High School varsity wrestlers have joined the 100 club. Senior Collin Campbell (left) and junior Alex Hrisopolous (above) both achieved the 100th win of their wrestling careers....more >>
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Taking care of business

Cagers' defense keeps getting stronger and they showed it on the courts last week as they held Carman-Ainsworth to a mere nine points and Rochester to 25. "These are ordinary kids doing extraordinary things," smiled Dan Fife, head coach of Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball....more >>
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Pitcher Rogers signs to play college-level ball

For James Rogers, his "love of the game" began when he was around 3 or 4 years old. "I love to play baseball," said the Oxford High School senior pitcher. "It's just something I've always been good at....more >>

Lady Cats now 2-0 in OAA White

On the hard wood, the Lady Cats pushed their OAA White record to 2-0 after beating Avondale on the road with a 45-26 win, bringing their record to 8-4 on the season. Oxford and Avondale pushed the ball up and down the court for four quarters, but in the end it was Oxford's pressure defense that proved too much for the Yellowjackets....more >>

Blue and gold spirit

Clarkston fans cheered and clapped enthusiastically as the Lady Wolves took their places on the mat at Lake Orion High School for the OAA Red No. 2 meet, Jan. 14. The Clarkston Varsity Competitive Cheer team finished in fifth place and maintained their top ten place in the state for highest average score in Division 1 with 746....more >>

Icers hold Stoney Creek back during overtime period for win

Junior Jagar Smith passed the puck to senior Drake Gentile during the Wolves' overtime period against Stoney Creek last Thursday night. Gentile caught the pass and hit it into the Cougar's net to end the game with a 3-2 win....more >>
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Brother wolves

Athletes of The Week

Winning two back-to-back MHSAA Division 1 Football State Championships is a huge accomplishment, but for the Linton family it was even more special. Brothers Lance and Carter Linton accomplished the title wins together....more >>

Cagers defeat Farmington Hills and their 'big man'

Despite the 70-54 victory, Head Coach Stephan Henning said Farmington Hills Harrison gave his Oxford Wildcats a tough time on the hardwood last week. "They had a kid who was 6'9" and just gave us fits, because he is a big post," Henning said....more >>

Swimmers tie with joint Farmington team

The Wildcat swimmers ended in a 90-90 tie last week after battling against The Phoenix, a joint team of Farmington High and Farmington Harrison. Based on past results with Rochester and Stoney Creek, Head Coach Jackie Rank, expects the end of the season league meet to be "very interesting....more >>

Another win toward capturing white division

The Oxford Wildcats began their journey of winning the OAA White Division Friday night with a victory over Bloomfield 59 33. The Wildcats (6 -4, 1-0) never trailed in the contest and by half time had a comfortable 39 8 lead....more >>

Bowlers keep striking wins

The Wildcat Bowlers defended their home lanes Monday night beating the Raiders of North Farmington. The Boys Varsity won 28 to 2. Brady Wynkoop led the way with a high game of 256....more >>

Oxford outswam by Rochester

The Oxford Boys Swim & Dive team's record went to 1-3 after a close and exciting dual meet against Rochester High. Unfortunately, the Wildcats took a loss with a 92-91 score. "So many improved times and so many positives about this meet," said Head Coach Jackie Rank....more >>
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Born January 28th
1706: John Baskerville, inventor of the hot-pressing method of printing.
1933: Susan Sontag, American essayist and novelist (The Style of Radical Will, Illness as a Metaphor).
January 28th
in history
1941: French General Charles DeGaulle's Free French forces sack south Libya oasis.
1945: Chiang Kai-shek renames the Ledo-Burma Road the Stilwell Road, in honor of General Joseph Stilwell.
1955: The U.S. Congress passes a bill allowing mobilization of troops if China should attack Taiwan.
1964: The Soviets down a U.S. jet over East Germany killing three.
1970: Israeli fighter jets attack the suburbs of Cairo.