Boy bowlers roll first OAA win

Late game heroics in the baker portion propelled the varsity bowling squads to 26-4 victories over Troy Athens Jan. 4. The victory was the first-ever Oakland Activities Association win for the boys. Open frames in three of the first five frames in game one almost doomed them, but they roared back in the final five […]

Lady Cats put out Knights? lights

You couldn’t tell the varsity girls basketball team hadn’t played a game in three weeks. It certainly was not evident in the Wildcats first game of the new year against Oak Park on Thursday, Jan. 6 as they defeated the Knights 41-25. The Wildcats jumped out to an 11-3 lead midway through the first quarter […]

A win, a loss and 8 records

The boys varsity swim team split another Oakland Activities Association dual meet on Thursday, Jan. 6 against Troy Athens High School and Bloomfield Hills Andover High School. In the midst of a 92-91 victory over Athens and a 113-70 loss to Andover, the Wildcats set eight school records, something that swim coach Jackie Rank was […]

Grapplers score perfect 84!

A rare feat of dominance was accomplished by the Oxford varsity wrestling team in their match against Troy Athens on Wednesday, Jan. 5. In a preformance comparable to the perfect game in baseball, the Wildcats achieved a perfect wrestling score of 84, pinning every member of the Athens squad that stepped onto the mat. ‘It’s […]

Strong start to 2011 for cheer squad

The varsity cheerleaders got off to a strong start in 2011 with top three finishes in the first two events of the year. Oxford was able to pull off a second place finish in their first ever Oakland Activities Association competition on Monday, Jan. 10, finishing with a three round score of 673.6982. North Farmington […]

Teens network to find local summer jobs

Ask for advice about how to land a summer job and the resounding response is ‘networking.? For Clarkston area teenagers, finding a summer job isn’t as easy as one might hope in an economy making a slow comeback this year. ‘For people that have had jobs in the past, it’s easy to come back. But […]

Kindergarten teacher reunites with graduating CHS seniors

It started as a casual suggestion. It turned out to be a fun reunion for a former teacher and her students. ‘Your class was the last class I taught before retiring in 1992. I thought it would be fun to get together briefly for a photo-op.? Twenty-one Clarkston High School students received a letter in […]

Local Memorial Day observances

Monday, May 30 is the unofficial start of the summer season, which means barbecues, beaches and boating. But let us not forget that Monday is also Memorial Day, a time to honor the countless soldiers, Marines, sailors and airmen who sacrificed their lives at home and around the world to keep America free and secure, […]

Treetop Lodge to host Unicorn Festival June 25

Why does it seem like all summer activities and events are geared towards kids and families? Don’t the grown-ups deserve an opportunity to relax and have fun without having to settle arguments, clean up messes and be bombarded by requests? As an official “Kid-free Zone,” Treetop Lodge in Oxford, Michigan understands adults desperately need a […]

Oxford’s Alex Nuss among art scholarship winners

The late Orion Art Center co-founder Joan Brace would have been proud of the 13 high school pieces submitted, including those entitled “Fading Out,” “Skateboard Workshop” and “Around the Bend.” After all, years after the art center became established so too was the Joan Brace Scholarship, an annual contest that awards $500 scholarships to help […]