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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 22nd
1891: Jacque Lipchitz, sculptor.
1893: Dorothy Parker, poet, satirist and founding member of the Algonquin Round Table.
1904: Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leader from 1977 to 1987, held nominal leadership position until his death in 1997.
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
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1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.
1942: Brazil declares war on the Axis powers. She is the only South American country to send combat troops into Europe.
1945: Soviet troops land at Port Arthur and Dairen on the Kwantung Peninsula in China.
1945: Conflict in Vietnam begins when a group of Free French parachute into southern Indochina, in repsonse to a successful coup by communist guerilla Ho Chi Minh.
1983: Benigno Aquino, the only real opposition on Ferdinand Marcos’ reign as president of the Philippines, is gunned down at Manila Airport.