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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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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>
Donald Turner
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Born December 17th
1807: John Greenleaf Whittier, American poet, abolitionist, reformer and founder of the Liberal Party.
1908: Willard Frank Libby, American chemist who won a Nobel Prize for his part in creating the carbon-14 method in dating ancient findings.
December 17th
in history
1938: Italy declares the 1935 pact with France invalid, because ratifications had not been exchanged. France denies the argument.
1939: In the Battle of River Plate near Montevideo, Uruguay, the British trap the German pocket battleship Graf Spee. German Captain Langsdorf sinks his ship believing that resistance is hopeless.
1943: U.S. forces invade Japanese-held New Britain Island in New Guinea. Morotai: Stepping stone to the Philippines.
1944: The German Army renews the attack on the Belgian town of Losheimergraben against the defending Americans during the Battle of the Bulge.Winter Fury near Elsenborn Ridge.
1948: The Smithsonian Institution accepts the Wright brothers' plane, the Kitty Hawk.