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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 3rd
1875: Ferdinand Porsche, automotive engineer, designer of the Volkswagen in 1934 and the Porsche sports car in 1950.
1894: Richard Niebuhr, theologian.
1907: Carl Anderson, physicist and 1936 Nobel prize winner for his discovery of the positron.
1914: Dixie Lee Ray, Chair of the Atomic Energy Commission who received the U.N. Peace Prize in 1977.
1927: Hugh Sidey, news correspondent and author of John F. Kennedy, President.
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in history
1939: The British passenger ship Athenia is sunk by a German submarine in the Atlantic, with 30 Americans among those killed. American Secretary of State Cordell Hull warns Americans to avoid travel to Europe unless absolutely necessary.Captain Johnnie Walker was the Royal Navy's most effective weapon against the German U-boat menace.
1943: British troops invade Italy, landing at Calabria.The Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat Team fought bravely in eight major campaigns.
1944: The U.S. Seventh Army captures Lyons, France.
1945: General Tomoyuki Yamashita, the Japanese commander of the Philippines, surrenders to Lieutenant General Jonathan Wainwright at Baguio.
1967: Lieutenant General Ngyuen Van Thieu is elected president of South Vietnam.While the military is responsible for fighting a war, its civilian superiors not only wage war but also determine how it will be fought.