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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 December 18th
1886: Ty (Tyrus Raymond) Cobb, American baseball player, first man to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
1913: Willy Brandt, Mayor of Berlin and Chancellor of West Germany.
December 18th
in history
1940: Adolf Hitler issues his secret plans for the invasion of the Soviet Union--Operation Barbarossa. Winter tempest in Stalingrad.
1941: Defended by 610 fighting men, the American-held island of Guam falls to more than 5,000 Japanese invaders in a three-hour battle.
1942: Adolf Hitler meets with Benito Mussolini and Pierre Laval.
1944: Japanese forces are repelled from northern Burma by British troops. Detachment 101 in Burma.
1951: North Koreans give the United Nations a list of 3,100 POWs.