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Fife coaches 'mental toughness'

BY PAT MURPHY Special to the Clarkston News Going into his sixth year as head coach in a NCAA Division I basketball program, Dane Fife expects his team to be mentally tough, a trait he says will help players win ball games and be successful in life....more >>

Dragons blow house down on Wolves

The tables were turned on the big, bad Wolves, Oct. 22. The house came toppling down on them as Lake Orion's varsity football team took the win and the Oakland Activities Association Red Division title away from Clarkston, 28-7....more >>

Spikers seek strong end to season

With just one more week of play left in the regular season, the Lady Dragon volleyball team is 31-14-6, and is looking to carry their strong tournament play through to next week. "We've played really well in our tournaments," said Coach Bob Howey, but noted the team won their last league match, but stumbled a little before that in the season....more >>

JV football wraps 9-0 season

By Olivia Shumaker, Special to The Review While the Lake Orion Dragons were putting together another successful varsity season - an 8-1 record and an OAA division title - the school's junior varsity put together the kind of season that shows it can feed the Lake Orion football machine....more >>
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Losing season ends with a win

It wasn't the kind of football season that the Oxford Wildcats are accustomed to but Bud Rowley's squad ended the year with a solid performance in the school's inaugural season in the Oakland Activities Association....more >>

Spikers take second in West Ottawa Invite

A week's worth of hard practices paid off for the varsity volleyball team as they finished second in the West Ottawa Invitational this past weekend. "It's a great tournament because we never get to see any teams from over there....more >>
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X-country teams finish third in OAA Jamboree

The Wildcats cross county teams proved this season that they do belong in the Oakland Activities Association after they finished the season in third place for both the boys and the girls standings....more >>

Booters end season with loss to Kettering

The soccer season came to an official end for the Varsity Boys as they lost 1-0 to Waterford Kettering in the opening round of districts on Tuesday, Oct. 19. "It was a tough loss and we played below our standard play," Varsity Head Coach John Thaler said....more >>
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Born September 19th
1904: Bergen Evans, educator and author who wrote Dictionary of Contemporary American Usage.
1911: William Golding, novelist best known for Lord of the Flies.
1915: Elizabeth Stern, Canadian pathologist who first published a case report linking a specific virus to a specific cancer.
September 19th
in history
0: In a landmark battle of the Hundred Years' War, English Prince Edward defeats the French at Poitiers.
1544: Francis, the king of France, and Charles V of Austria sign a peace treaty in Crespy, France, ending a 20-year war.
1692: Giles Corey is pressed to death for standing mute and refusing to answer charges of witchcraft brought against him. He is the only person in America to have suffered this punishment.
1777: American forces under Gen. Horatio Gates meet British troops led by Gen. John Burgoyne at Saratoga Springs, NY.
1783: The first hot-air balloon is sent aloft in Versailles, France with animal passengers including a sheep, rooster and a duck.