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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 October 22nd
1887: John Reed, American journalist, poet and revolutionary, (Ten Days That Shook the World).
1903: George Beadle, American geneticist.
1919: Doris Lessing, novelist (Children of Violence, The Golden Notebook).
1920: Timothy Leary, American psychologist who experimented with psychedelic drugs.
1925: Rober Rauschenberg, pop artist.
October 22nd
in history
1955: The prototype of the F-105 Thunder Chief makes its maiden flight. Republic Aircraft's F-105 Thunderchief, better known as the 'Thud,' was the Air Force's warhorse in Vietnam.
1962: U.S. reveals Soviet missile sites in Cuba. President Kennedy orders a naval and air blockade on further shipment of military equipment to Cuba. Following a confrontation that threatens nuclear war, Kennedy and Khrushchev agree on October 28 on a formula to end the crisis. On November 2 Kennedy reports that Soviet missile bases in Cuba are being dismantled.
1964: Jean Paul Satre declines the Nobel Prize for Literature.
1966: The Soviet Union launches Luna 12 for orbit around the moon
1972: Operation Linebacker I, the bombing of North Vietnam with B-52 bombers, ends. The war in neighboring Cambodia goes from bad to worse.