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Lady Kickers control the field

The Clarkston Varsity Girls Soccer team has a vision for the 2010 spring season. They want to win the league title and the district championship. Each practice and win gets them closer and closer to achieving it....more >>

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Golfers kept their par low going against Stoney Creek. They beat the Cougars, 157-173. Nathan Cowan led the team with a par of 36 at Oakhurst Golf Club on Thursday. Jimmy Delnick shot a 38, Nick Robeson, 41, and Taylor Walker, 42....more >>

Lady Wolves prepare for busy week on the courts

The Girls Varsity Tennis team finished last week with three tied matches. "Our singles were pretty solid and all had great wins," said Coach Becky Freeman. "Our doubles faced a lot of competition....more >>
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Athletes continue to improve during competitions

Clarkston track teams tried to keep one jump ahead of Rochester during their OAA match-up. Both girls and boys teams ended the meet with losses. The girls, 86-42 and the boys 70....more >>
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Softballers take on rainy weekend

Senior Taylor Hasselbach capitalized as the team played Detroit Renaissance during the weekend's Michigan Stars tournament. She was 3-for-3 at bat, hit a triple and a home run in the 15-0 win over Renaissance....more >>
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Cross-community team will head cross country

Go west! That is where the ICE-Silver 12-and-under fastpitch team is headed in July. The 11 players from Clarkston, Lake Orion, Shelby Township and Davison, their three coaches and families are going to Bellevue, NE for one week to attend the Cat Osterman Experience....more >>
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Dragons are ferocious on field, in class

Ten Dragon athletes "made it official" April 28 at 1:45 p.m. when they signed Letters of Intent, committing themselves to collegiate sports. The signing marked special milestones for several programs, with first-ever players signing onto scholarships....more >>
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Gotta 'do what we do'

Lady kickers are 9-2

By Leah Yanuszeski Review Intern "Do what we do." That is what's stamped on the back of the orange shirts worn by the girls' soccer team. And whatever they do, it must be working....more >>
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Chargers win May Day Classic

The 9U Orion Chargers won the 13th annual WaCo Wolves May Day Classic in Farmington Hills, May 8 and 9. The team went 4-0 throughout the weekend and won the championship game in the last inning of play on Sunday....more >>
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Coach hits positive note for golf season

By Leah Yanuszeski Review intern No matter if you are at a tournament, a practice, or whatever, you can do better. That is what Monty Gallaher, boys' varsity golf coach, tells his team every day....more >>

Dragon athletics on the run

Girls' lacrosse and softball

Girls' lacrosse The Lady Dragons traveled to Stoney Creek on Friday, April 30 to battle Rochester United.The girls came away with a 12-9 victory. The offense was lead by senior Jodie Parker, who scored four goals, while captain Sarah Cech scored three times....more >>

Rough 'n tumble

Lacrosse team struggles through penalties, itches for playoff game

By Leah Yanuszeski Review intern After an injury-prone period, the boy's varsity lacrosse team is starting to get back on track, says Head Coach Nik Banda. "We started off hot this season," Banda said....more >>

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Softball and Baseball

The Lady Dragon softball team continues its winning ways, now at 10-5 for the season. Wednesday, April 28, they hosted Farmington for two games. With Sandra Rippon on the mound, Lake Orion won the first game, 4-3, after going 10 innings....more >>

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Girls squad still #1 in FML

The Girls Varsity Track team continues to reign over the rest of the Flint Metro League after a dominating effort in their victories over Flint Kearsley and Lapeer West on Wednesday, May 5....more >>

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No joy in Mudville as sluggers get swept

After opening the season 5-1 in Flint Metro League play, the Varsity Baseball team hit a speed bump this week as they got swept by both Brandon and Fenton. Two costly errors by Oxford in the seventh inning of game one against Fenton on Thursday, May 6 led to two unearned runs for the Tigers, giving them a 5-3 victory....more >>

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Softball team slides into 1st place with four straight wins

The Varsity Softball team moved into first place in the Flint Metro League standings after going 4-0 with victories over league foes Fenton and Brandon. In the first game of the doubleheader against Brandon on Monday, May 10, the Wildcats jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back, winning 9-5....more >>

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Golfers finish second in Bobcat Classic

Head Coach Terry Kelly was pleased with his team this week after they rebounded nicely with an excellent showing at the Bobcat Classic in Bay City on Monday, May 10. Oxford finished second out of 20 teams and had two golfers, Doug Piesko and Josh Hosking, place in the top three overall during the tournament....more >>

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Victory continues to elude lacrossers

The Varsity Lacrosse team suffered two more defeats this past week against Davison and Swartz Creek. On Tuesday, May 4, Oxford lost 7-4 to Davidson. Oxford trailed 5-2 at halftime before cutting the lead to 5-4 by the end of the third period....more >>

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Four hoopsters named to All-FML squad

Four members of the Varsity Girls basketball team claimed all Flint Metro League honors for their efforts during the 2009-2010 basketball season. Seniors Megan Tilley, Allie Laidlaw, Emily Brooks and junior Mikaela Parrish were selected for the first team, second team and honorable mention....more >>
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1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
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