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Playoff spot clinched

Junior Matt Dellinger's quick actions turned Royal Oak's mistake into a triumph for Clarkston in the Wolves' Homecoming game. The Ravens had recovered the football on their own 13-yard line after Quarterback Nick Demattia fumbled the ball....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Moloney stays busy

Clarkston High School senior Danny Moloney began riding horses early in his life when his family lived overseas in Germany and Switzerland. "He enjoyed it," said mom, Elaine. When he came back he learned he could continue riding after reading about O....more >>
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Wolves shut out Rochester in OAA

Alex Wilson moved in closer to the net and Holly's goalie ran out to capture the loose soccer ball. Wilson saw his opportunity and captured the ball, putting it into the net with ten minutes left in the first half....more >>


Last match played

The Wolves finished their fall season last Friday - but they ended on a high note. After competing against various teams at Novi High School the Boys Varsity Tennis team finished in fourth place out of ten teams, scoring 15 points....more >>


Unbeaten at the net

Spikers remained undefeated in the OAA Red after beating Rochester on Monday night. The Falcons couldn't catch up in the three sets as the girls won 25-9, 25-19, 25-14. Allison Reis had six kills and 10 digs....more >>


Runners take top spots

Both Cross Country teams placed 13th in the Oakland County Meet on Saturday. Natalie Smith led the the Girls Varsity team as they scored 316 points on the sunny day. Troy finished in first with 173 points....more >>

Grid iron gang to face toughest team, yet

This Saturday, the Dragons will face their toughest competition yet, says Head Coach Chris Bell. And though he says the game's mostly about bragging rights, it will be good preparation for Clarkston the following week in the league championship, as well as playoffs....more >>

Dragon athletics on the run

Boys' tennis, Boys' soccer

Boys' tennis In regionals at Rochester, the Lake Orion team ended up in ninth place out of 10 with two points. Birmingham Brother Rice took first with 30, with Troy in second (24) and West Bloomfield in third (18)....more >>
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Another loss, but Rowley says team played 'exceptionally well'

Oxford Football Coach Bud Rowley knew his football team would suffer some growing pains this season. After dominating the Flint Metro League and having 27 consecutive winning seasons, there was little doubt that transferring to the Oakland Activities Association this season would mean fewer wins....more >>

Girls finish 3rd at OC X-country championships

The competition was stiff as 41 teams throughout Oakland County brought their best seven runners to battle it out at the Oakland County Cross Country Championships at Kensington Metropark on Saturday, Oct....more >>

Adams tops Cats in showdown for first place

A momentous victory in the Oakland Activities Association white division was snatched from the Varsity Volleyball team by Rochester Adams in their first-place showdown on Thursday, Oct....more >>

Mixed bag for golfers

Devils Ridge Golf Course was the host Oct. 7 to the Michigan High School Athletic Association regionals for varsity girls golf. It was a mixed bag for the Wildcats. Overall, they finished ninth out of 14 teams at regionals, shooting a 410....more >>

Booters go 1-1

The varsity soccer team split games against Hazel Park and Farmington Harrison this week, finishing the week 1-1. Goals were plentiful against Hazel Park on Tuesday, Oct. 5 as the Wildcats won 6-0....more >>
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Born October 5th
1882: Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist, held more than 200 rocketry patents.
1902: Ray Croc, founder of the McDonald's hamburger franchise in 1955.
1911: Flann O'Brien, Irish novelist and playwright (The Hard Life, The Third Policeman).
1936: Václav Havel, Czech dissident dramatist who became the first freely elected president of Czechoslovakia in 55 years.
1959: Maya Lin, American architect who designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
October 5th
in history
1882: Outlaw Frank James surrenders in Missouri six months after brother Jesse's assassination.
1915: Germany issues an apology and promises for payment for the 128 American passengers killed in the sinking of the British ship Lusitania. The fateful voyage of the Lusitania.
1931: Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon complete the first heavier than air nonstop flight over the Pacific. Their flight, begun October 3, lasted 41 hours, 31 minutes and covered 5,000 miles. They piloted their Bellanca CH-200 monoplane from Samushiro, 300 miles north of Tokyo, Japan, to Wenatchee, Washington.
1965: U.S. forces in Saigon receive permission to use tear gas. More than two decades after it ended, the Vietnam War still stirs controversy in the media and on Capitol Hill.
1966: A sodium cooling system malfunction causes a partial core meltdown at the Enrico Fermi demonstration breeder reactor near Detroit. Radiation is contained.