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Basketball camp, July 19-23

Cagers get ready for building your skills at Fife Basketball Camp. The camp is held July 19-23 and is open to boys entering 7th-9th grade in the fall. From 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., you will stretch, build skills and participate in contests and games....more >>

Fundamentals with Coach Fife

Take your game to the next level at Fife Fundamentals Basketball Camp. From shooting to defense, boys entering 4th-6th grade will learn the fundamentals of the game from Dan Fife, Clarkston High School Varsity Boys Coach and his coaching staff....more >>
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Four homers help Wolves win district crown

It's been awhile since Clarkston Boys Varsity Baseball team had their last district honor in 2006. The boys reclaimed the trophy after giving Fenton a fight on Saturday, 12-5. "It was a total team effort," said senior Chris Mocerino....more >>

Clarkston's successful season ends in 2-1 week

The Lady Kickers season ended Saturday night when they faced Rochester Adams in the last showdown in the district finals. The Highlanders moved past Clarkston's fancy footwork to win the championship, 3-1....more >>

Gridders sign up for college football

After receiving their diplomas on Monday night three of Clarkston's best are ready to embark on their next journey. The journey won't take Jordan Clark, Bryan Haslinger and Jeff Dean too far all three plan to play football for Michigan universities....more >>
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Athletes of the Week

Seniors focus on the game

Despite a busy week of final exams, picnics, prom and graduation, Phil Price has seen his seniors Chris Mocerino and Tyle Scarlett put their attention on the diamond. "It's nice to see seniors really busting their butt and focus," said the boys varsity baseball head coach....more >>

Softball season ends in tiebreaker

The girls had Hartland where they wanted them, Saturday afternoon. Clarkston Girls Varsity Softball team had solidified their lead at the top of the fifth inning, 4-0. They had just one more inning to go then Clarkston would head on to play Fenton in the district finals....more >>
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Seniors honored

Clarkston High School lacrosse players honored their graduating seniors with a crossed-stick salute, May 14, Senior Night. "Tonight we dedicate this game to you," said coach Brian Kaminskas....more >>
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Lady kickers' season ends just shy of district title

The Lady Dragon soccer team made it to the final round in districts before narrowly losing to Utica Eisenhower, 3-2. The girls hosted Eisenhower Saturday, June 5. In the first round of districts, the team booted Port Huron out of post-season play after an 8-0 win....more >>
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Girls' track takes eighth at states

Boys land in 27th place

With 22 total points, the girls' track and field team raced to eighth place in the Division 1 state competition, beating out 50 other teams. Helping Lady Dragons to eighth place overall was Jilian Linklater, who placed seventh in the high jump....more >>
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Lady Cats win districts, advance to regionals

After winning its first-ever Flint Metro League title in softball, the Oxford Lady Wildcats continued their hot play in state district play by winning three games last week to advance to the regional championship....more >>

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Boys golf heading to regionals

Hocker, Piesko, Chapman & Hocking shoot 80 or better

The Oxford Wildcat boys golf team saved their best performance of the season last week to qualify for regional play this week. The Wildcats shot a season-best 309 at Oxford Hills Golf Club to finish second in the 12-team district play behind Grand Blanc's 300 and ahead of Lake Orion, Clarkston, Rochester Adams and Rochester....more >>

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Rolle, Wolanin, Stuk and Howell win all-state honors

Oxford's first-year track Coach Jeff Zoli took nine girls and six boys to the state Division 1 track championships held at Rockford Saturday. Four of the Wildcats picked up all-state honors while Zoli said everyone performed well and underclassmen gained valuable experience heading into next years' challenge of competing in the Oakland Activities Association....more >>
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Cats fall 5-3 to Adams in districts

The Oxford baseball team showed it is ready to compete next season in the Oakland Activities Association. The Wildcats lost in semifinal district play on Saturday to Rochester Adams, 5-3....more >>
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1924: James Baldwin, writer whose works include Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son.
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1942: Isabel Allende, author of The House of the Spirits.
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1934: German President Paul von Hindenburg dies and Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor.
1943: Lt. John F. Kennedy, towing an injured sailor, swims to a small island in the Solomon Islands. The night before, his boat, PT-109, had been split in half by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri.
1950: The U.S. First Provisional Marine Brigade arrives in Korea from the United States.
1964: U.S. destroyer Maddoxis reportedly attacked by North Vietnamese patrol boats.
1965: Newsman Morley Safer films the destruction of a Vietnamese village by U.S. Marines.