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Defense puts pressure on Farmington Falcons

Senior Ty Foltz moved into action as Farmington threw their final pass on their fourth down in Clarkston's territory. He knocked the ball from it's original direction and the clock continued to wind down....more >>
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Wilson assists Wolves

Senior Alex Wilson was introduced to the game of soccer when he was five-years-old. It was his older brother who got him onto the field and kicking the ball. "He eventually stopped playing and I continued," said Wilson....more >>

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Spikers' gamble pays off in league win

Junior Gianna Locricchio stood near the back of the court with the volleyball positioned on one hand in the Lady Wolves' first set against Troy Athens. Her other hand stayed poised and ready as she threw the ball up into the air....more >>

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Swimmers excel at county meet

BY RITA STELPFLUG Special to The Clarkston News The Clarkston Girls Swim and Dive team finished in eighth place overall out of 33 teams at the Oakland County Swimming and Diving Meet, Oct....more >>

Clarkston High School graduate Kristen Smith was named to th e Big Ten Runners of the Week, the Big Ten Conference, Oct. 12. It is the Michigan State sophomore's first career honor after she turned in a fifth-place showed at the Michigan Intercollegiate Championships in Rochester, Oct....more >>

Coach: last game was preparation for this Friday

Gridiron gang suffers first loss to Farmington Hills Harrison, 28-6

Looking at the stat sheet, Farmington Hills Harrison and Lake Orion were fairly equal on rushing and passing yards. So what's with the losing 28-6 score? "We got beat by a very good football team," Bell said simply, adding that the Dragons just couldn't take advantage of scoring opportunities....more >>

LO grad kicks it big in college

Earlier this season, Lake Orion grad Ashley Shugar, a junior at St. Xavier University and goalkeeper for the women's soccer team, was named defensive player of the week in her conferance....more >>
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Royal Oak takes its lumps from Lumpkin

Coach Bud Rowley's Oxford Wildcats have taken some lumps in recent weeks but on Friday the Cats handed out the lumps, in the form of running back Darren Lumpkin, who ran for five TDs in a 35-0 thrashing of Royal Oak....more >>
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X-country teams finish in top five at Oxford Invite

Twenty-two teams cross country teams trekked their way over to Oxford Hills Golf Course to compete in the Oxford Invite on Friday, Oct. 15. At the end of the day, the Wildcats showed why they were one of the best teams in the area as both the girls and boys finished in the top five....more >>

Booters end season on a high note

Seniors on the varsity soccer team walked off their home field for the final time as victors when they defeated Flint Carman-Ainsworth 2-1 on Thursday, Oct. 14. A pregame ceremony honored nine Wildcats who gave their sweat, blood and tears to a game that they loved and excelled at....more >>

Swimmers take out Troy Athens

The varsity swimmers improved to 3-1 in the Oakland Activities Association Blue Division play after they defeated Troy Athens 118-68 on Thursday, Oct. 14. Results are as follows: 200 Medley Relay: Oxford's A relay of senior captain Jenna Mallard, sophomore Laura Zorle, freshman Haley Kornburger and junior Amanda delaPaz finished first with a time of 2:05....more >>
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1901: Jean Dubuffet, French sculptor and painter.
1912: Milton Friedman, Nobel Prize-winning economist.
1919: Primo Levi, Italian writer and scientist (Survival in Auschwitz).
1921: Whitney Young, Jr., civil rights leader and executive director of the National Urban League.
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1875: Former president Andrew Johnson dies at the age of 66.
1882: Belle and Sam Starr are charged with horse stealing in the Indian territory.
1891: Great Britain declares territories in Southern Africa up to the Congo to be within their sphere of influence.
1904: The Trans-Siberian railroad connecting the Ural mountains with Russia's Pacific coast, is completed.
1917: The third Battle of Ypres commences as the British attack the German lines.