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Varsity tryouts yield two JV teams

It can always be troublesome for a high school coach when not enough people try out for their team, but Eric Bracciano, head coach for Girls' Varsity Tennis, does not have that problem....more >>
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Boys baseball coach has talented team, ready for a challenge

Lake Orion High School's sports teams are placed in the Division One OAA league due to their size and population. The theory behind the population-based placement is that the bigger a team's talent pool, the higher quality their players should be....more >>
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Girls' Softball working hard to preempt last year's injuries

Sporting injuries are common, yet can be severe enough to influence an entire season. Joe Woityra, head coach of Lake Orion's Softball team said last year's season was plagued by injuries, but this year, steps are being taken to prevent a repeat....more >>
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Promising Freshmen add their talent to LO Girls' Track Team

Graduating seniors can pose problems to high school sports teams as they take with them valuable experience and talent. Yet Lake Orion High School Girls' Track and Field head coach Sjonne Marie is looking forward to the challenge of constructing a new team....more >>
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Boys' Track gathers more than 100 members

There will be no shortage of runners for the LO Track and Field team for the 2011 season. Over 100 members have joined the ranks of sprinters, distance trekkers, and meter runners, and head coach Stan Ford said his returning captains have really helped in managing the kids....more >>
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Wolves fight to the finish in season ender

The Cagers' season came to a heartbreaking end on March 16 against Bay City Western, 45-37, in MHSAA Regional Finals. "It was a game we had an opportunity to win," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach Dan Fife....more >>
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Athletes of the Week

Lady Wolves crowned

It was five years in the making as the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball beat Grand Blanc in the MHSAA District Championship, 42-20. They ended their season at regional championships bringing their record to 18-6, a boost from the previous season....more >>
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Posting the tying goal

Caitlyn Post is gearing up for the USA National Tournament beginning on April 6. The Clarkston High School senior and her teammates from Little Caesars 19U hockey team beat Belle Tire to become state champions and clinch their spot for nationals, 2-1....more >>
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Look out states!

Twelve out of 24 from the Clarkston Wrestling Club qualified for the Michigan Youth Wrestling Association State Finals. They had to place during the MYWAY Regionals, held on March 12 in Clio....more >>

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Vandermeer goes All-Star

Senior Matt Vandermeer is heading east for the Dapper Dan Tournament held this week, beginning on Friday. The MHSAA Wrestling State Champion in the 171-pound weight class is joining fellow grapplers from around the state as they make up the Michigan All-Stars team....more >>
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Born September 18th
1819: Leon Foucault, French physicist.
1827: John Towsend Trowbridge, poet and author of books for boys, wrote the Jack Hazzard and Toby Trafford series.
1839: John Aitken, physician and meterologist.
1895: John G. Diefenbaker, prime minister of Canada from 1957 to 1963.
1905: Greta Garbo, actress nominated for Oscars for her roles in Anna Christie and Ninotcha.
September 18th
in history
1929: Charles Lindbergh takes off on a 10,000 mile air tour of South America.The 'mystery man' behind Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.
1934: The League of Nations admits the Soviet Union.Joseph Avenol, secretary-general of the League of Nations.
1939: A German U-boat sinks the British aircraft carrier Courageous, killing 500 people.Captain Johnnie Walker, R.N., and the U-boat menace.
1948: Margaret Chase Smith becomes the first woman elected to the Senate without completing another senator's term when she defeats Democratic opponent Adrian Scolten. Smith is also the only woman to be elected to and serve in both houses of Congress.
1960: Two thousand cheer Castro's arrival in New York for the United Nations session.