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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 July 29th
1909: Chester Himes, author (Cotton Comes to Harlem, If He Hollers, Let Him Go).
1918: Edwin Greene O'Connor, author (The Last Hurrah).
1918: Mary Lee Settle, novelist.
1920: Hank Ketchum, cartoonist, creator of Dennis the Menace.
1930: Paul Taylor, choreographer and dancer.
July 29th
in history
1862: Confederates are routed by Union guerrillas at Moore's Mill, Missouri.
1875: Peasants in Bosnia and Herzegovina rebel against the Ottoman army.
1915: U.S. Marines land at Port-au-Prince to protect American interests in Haiti.
1921: Adolf Hitler becomes the president of the Nationalist Socialist German Workers' Party (Nazis).
1945: After delivering parts of the first atomic bomb to the island of Tinian, the U.S.S. Indianapolis is sunk by a Japanese submarine. The survivors are adrift for two days before help arrives.