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All-Star Jenna Coates hits the court

Jenna Coates is set for her appearance at the Mizuno USA/Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association All-Star Classic on July 30. "I am looking forward to it," said the 2010 Clarkston High School graduate....more >>
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Athletes of the Week

Team jumps over obstacles

Riders on the Clarkston Junior Equestrian team took to the fairgrounds on June 12 and 13 and finished third. They competed in the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association junior competition at the 4H County Fairgrounds at Springfield Oaks County Park....more >>

Bikers, walkers help Kids Kicking Cancer

Local athletes can help young cancer patients fight their disease, at the Ride/Walk for Kids Kicking Cancer, July 18, at Waterford Hills Raceway, 4770 Waterford Road in Independence Township....more >>
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Walker helps 'east side' team to victory

By Leah Yanuszeski, Review Intern Even though the 2010 Lake Orion Football season came to a close months ago, one Dragon is still passing the ball around. Ben Walker, a 2010 LOHS graduate, was invited to play at the 30th annual MHSFCA East-West Michigan High School All Star football game....more >>
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Two booters sign with Warriors

Two former varsity girl soccer players will be transforming themselves from Wildcats into Warriors when they play soccer next season. It was announced on Saturday, July 3 that recent Oxford High School graduates Kelsey Littmann and Sarah Ricketts signed letters of intent to play soccer for the Rochester College Warriors next fall....more >>
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Born August 28th
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
1952: Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
August 28th
in history
1862: Mistakenly believing the Confederate Army to be in retreat, Union General John Pope attacks, beginning the Battle of Groveten. Both sides sustain heavy casualties.
1914: Three German cruisers are sunk by ships of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, the first major naval battle of World War I.
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.