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Wendi's Word A column by Wendi Reardon

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May 19, 2010 - The stands at Clarkston High School were silent - a still hush of fans watching the lacrosse game between the Wolves and Lake Orion.

Silent until the beginning of the second quarter, when Joe Puertas tied the game.

Clarkston fans were charged – banging their feet against the aluminum, cheering their hearts out to the boys on the field.

Their reward – goals from Sam Bell, Hunter Layson and Jordan Kincaid sealing Lake Orion's doomed fate.

And now another Clarkston team goes against Lake Orion this week - the girls soccer team.

The Lady Wolves have counted down to Thursday's big game since the beginning of the season.

With their highest record, 12-1, to date in the last few years - they have something to prove to the Lady Dragons (10-3-1).

Besides playing a rival - another 21 reasons are the players on the team. The girls work as a team and keep every competitor on their toes especially with Demaree Wells in the net.

But to see is to believe so grab your Blue and Gold gear and head over the Lake Orion soccer field on Thursday night.

Then catch the girls on Friday night when they host Youth Night and play Brandon High School.

If you can't go to either - check online at or our site on

So while you are on Facebook check ing Farmville and Cafe World, you can check our page. You can do so much -share your favorite Clarkston memories, comment on the latest edition of The Clarkston News, express your opinion on issues in Independence Township, Clarkston and Springfield Township.

What do you think of the Clarkston Police millage? How do you feel about Clarkston spending $6,100 on the lawn mower and $2,150 leaf/grass bag unit - for the grand total of $8,250?

For those unfamiliar about Facebook - it is a social network keeping you linked with classmates, friends and family.

Since my friends have moved in different directions and family is in California it keeps me in touch.

Wendi graduated from the University of Michigan-Flint with a degree in communications. She wrote for the Michigan Times college paper and Grand Blanc View before joining The Clarkston News in October 2007.
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