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Wolves battle in the end zone for cancer

The boys left the post game pep talk still dressed in their array of pink and blue jerseys, Saturday night. Though the scoreboard read 27-10, everyone left as a winner during the second annual Football for a Cure event by the Clarkston Wolves Football Program....more >>
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Look out OAA foes

Max Collins and Joey Goss represented two of the many standouts during Saturday's intra-squad scrimmage for Clarkston's Football for a Cure. Wearing a pink jersey, Collins, a senior fullback and linebacker scored the first touchdown for the pink team....more >>
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Sea of Pink and Blue

The Clarkston High School Varsity team donned pink and blue for their second annual Football for a Cure, raising money for Great Lakes Cancer Institute and McLaren Breast Center in Independence Township....more >>
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Familiar face, new role

Seventy players kicked the soccer balls across the green last Thursday afternoon. Charles Lawhorn watched the players as he did every August for the last five years. But this year was different he was looking for varsity players....more >>

Tryouts this weekend

Baseball tryouts for Rough Riders 13U travel team, North Oakland Baseball Federation, are 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Aug. 21-22, at Shiawassee Basin Fields, 12000 Davisburg Road in Springfield Township....more >>

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Wolves visit neighborhoods for donations

Players from the Clarkston High School Football program are collecting food this Friday for their 13th Annual Rush for Food. Players from the Freshman, JV and Varsity teams go to local neighborhoods and collect non-perishable food for Lighthouse Emergency Services, Clarkston....more >>
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An old rivalry renewed: Oxford and Lake Orion square off on the gridiron for the first time since 1983

For the Lake Orion Dragons, the 1983 varsity football season was two weeks too long. That was the word, anyway, from a story written by then-editor Al Zawacky for the on Nov. 9, 1983 edition of The Lake Orion Review....more >>
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Chargers team finishes season on winning streak

Chargers eight-and-under green team ended their winning season with two first place wins. The boys defeated Commerce 17-7 and Birch Run 13-3 in the Millington tournament and they won all four games in Otisville, including a thrilling 9-5 win over Swartz Creek....more >>
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Sugar, spice and everything football

Over thirty eager Lake Orion women mostly mothers of Lake Orion High School football players— answered the call to the gridiron Tuesday night, August 3. The Fourth Annual LO Women's Football Camp 101 co-sponsored by the Lake Orion Varsity Football program and Dragon Guided Afterschool Programs (GAP) taught the participants the basics of each player position as well as practice and game preparations....more >>
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Born September 20th
1878: Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884: Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885: Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891: Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
1917: Arnold Red Auerbach, second winningest basketball coach in history with 1,037 victories for the Boston Celtics.
September 20th
in history
1830: The National Negro Convention convenes in Philadelphia with the purpose of abolishing slavery.
1850: The slave trade is abolished in the District of Columbia.Dedicated Massachusetts abolitionist Silas Soule ironically gave his life for the red man, not the black.
1853: The Allies defeat the Russians at the battle of Alma on the Crimean Peninsula.
1863: Union troops under George Thomas prevent the Union defeat at Chickamauga from becoming a rout, earning him the nickname the Rock of Chickamauga. Desperate stand at Chickamauga.
1934: Bruno Hauptmann arrested for the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby.B.F. Mahoney was the 'mystery man' behind the Ryan company that built Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.