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Girls reach goal

One of the Lady Kickers' goals for this season was not to have any tied games, and as time ran out against Birmingham Groves, both teams had scored one goal each. Lindsey Adams crossed the ball over to Mikayla Ferer....more >>

Enthusiasm renewed as lacrossers head to regionals

Lauren Sharkey cradled the ball in the net of her lacrosse stick for a moment before swinging it into the net. She added onto Andrea Kovacic's earlier goal to bring the girls into the lead against Swartz Creek, 2-1....more >>
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Hutchinson leads defense for lacrosse

Senior Shelby Hutchinson found a new asset for her skills she learned on the basketball court when she joined this year's girls lacrosse team. "It helped me out a lot," she said. "I brought a lot of my defense skills from basketball to use for lacrosse....more >>

Getting a jump on the competition

Both track teams are in the midst of preparing for the MHSAA Regionals this week. As preparation the boys took on league foes at their league meet on Friday and took fifth place. "We beat a team in our league which is good especially for our young guys," said Boys Track Coach John Bennink....more >>
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Homeruns save the day

Seven points behind and three more innings to go - Clarkston needed to turn around the control Lapeer East had on Saturday's game. "We had some guys stand up," said Boys Varsity Baseball Coach Phil Price....more >>

League match play nets second place

The Lady Wolves took second place in the OAA Red league match on Saturday. The Girls Varsity Tennis team scored two extra points to take over the spot. Gabriella Spindler captured first place in #1 singles and Katie Brozovich in #2 singles....more >>
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Wolves hold bragging rights in Lake Orion win

A gleam hit each lacrosse players eyes as they closed their game against Lake Orion on Saturday night. They cheered and hugged each other as the game ended and they beat their rivals during Clarkston's Fifth Annual Game for a Cure event, 10-4....more >>

Dare to Dream

Girls looking to learn fundamentals of basketball, improve shots, or want to have fun - Dare to Dream Fundamental Basketball Camp is for you. The camp is held June 21-24 from 8 a....more >>

Dragon lacrosse teams suffer losses to Clarkston

Girls' team now 5-6 this season, Boys' team takes a 10-4 hit

Girls' team now 5-6 this season The LOHS girls' lacrosse teams hosted Troy High School, Monday, April 10. The JV Lady Dragons played hard, but lost to the Colts 12-6. Mary Thompson scored three goals and Mallory DeMott scored twice....more >>

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Sluggers show sportsmanship in win against Swartz Creek

By Andrew Moser Leader Staff Writer The Varsity Boys Baseball team showcased the true meaning of sportsmanship when they traveled to Lansing to play a doubleheader against Swartz Creek on Monday, May 17....more >>

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League title in reach

The first-ever Flint Metro League title is within the grasp of the Varsity Softball team after they swept both Lapeer East and Swartz Creek this week. Oxford dispatched Lapeer East quickly on Friday, May 14....more >>

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Track teams end regular season with 3 wins

The Varsity Track teams closed out the Flint Metro League regular season by defeating Fenton, Lapeer East and Brandon in a quad meet at Fenton on Wednesday, May 12. The Varsity Girls claimed the regular season FML title with convincing victories over the three FML opponents, finishing the season 9-0....more >>

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Losses continue plague lacrossers

The Varsity Lacrosse team suffered two more losses this week against Lapeer West and Rochester United. Rochester United shut out the Wildcats 13-0 on Friday, May 14. Senior goalie Derick Stinson made eight saves for the Wildcats....more >>
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Born August 23rd
1883: Jonathan Wainwright, U.S. general who fought against the Japanese on Corregidor in the Philippines and was forced to surrender.
1898: Albert Claude, biologist who won the 1974 Nobel for his work on the sub-structure of the cell. He never graduated from high school.
1912: Gene Kelly, dancer, choreographer and actor.
1931: H.O. Smith, molecular biologist credited with helping 'open the door' on genetic engineering.
1934: Sonny (Christian) Jurgensen, professional football player and sports announcer.
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in history
1926: American film star Rudolph Valentino dies, causing world-wide hysteria and a number of suicides.
1927: Immigrant laborers Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are executed for a robbery they did not commit. Fifty years later, in 1977, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis establishes a memorial in the victims' honor.
1939: Joseph Stalin and German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop sign a non-aggression pact between the Soviet Union and Germany, freeing Hitler to invade Poland and Stalin to invade Finland.
1942: German forces begin an assault on the major Soviet industrial city of Stalingrad.
1944: German SS engineers begin placing explosive charges around the Eiffel Tower in Paris.