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Mother Nature gives spring sports a break, seasons start

Spring break has come and gone, and Lake Orion high school sports are back in full force. Thanks to drastic improvements in the weather, the chance for sporting event cancellation has dropped significantly, and the coaches are ready to take advantage of the spring....more >>
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Track team hopes to lead the pack this year

The Wolves are ready to win their first OAA Red league match this Wednesday after weeks of training. "We are looking good and have bright spots," said John Bennink, head coach for the Clarkston High School Boys Varsity Track....more >>
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Lacrossers aim high

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team stormed into the spring season shooting, posting wins in their first two games. Leading the Wolfpack were juniors Travis Craft and Kevin O'Grady....more >>

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Lady Wolves ready for big hits

Returning Lady Hitters still remember how the season ended last year in a tragic tie-breaker keeping them from the district title. "We definitely expected to make it further," said Kelly Martin, assistant coach for the Clarkston Girls Varsity Softball team....more >>

Clarkston grad makes Hall of Fame

Brent Davies is being recognized for years of playing his favorite sport. The 48-year-old Clarkston resident is being inducted into the Michigan Touch Football Hall of Fame. "It was a surprise," he said....more >>

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Defense key

The Lady Wolves have already showed off their skills, posting their first win in the season. They beat Rochester Adams on March 29, 20-4. "I was so excited for defense," said Coach Stephanie Dellinger....more >>
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Born August 31st
1905: Sanford Meisner, influential acting teacher.
1907: Wiliam Shawn, longtime editor of The New Yorker.
1908: Wiliam Saroyan, author and playwright (The Human Comedy).
1918: Alan Jay Lerner, playwright and lyricist (Brigadoon, Camelot).
1918: Daniel Schorr, journalist.
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in history
1942: The British army under General Bernard Law Montgomery defeats Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps in the Battle of Alam Halfa in Egypt.
1944: The British Eighth Army penetrates the German Gothic Line in Italy.
1949: Six of the 16 surviving Union veterans of the Civil War attend the last-ever encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Indianapolis, Indiana.
1951: The 1st Marine Division begins its attack on Bloody Ridge in Korea. The four-day battle results in 2,700 Marine casualties.
1961: A concrete wall replaces the barbed wire fence that separates East and West Germany, it will be called the Berlin wall.