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Kickers fight an uphill battle, fall to Athens

The Lake Orion High School Girls' Varsity Soccer team held strong for the majority of their game against Athens on April 28. Yet, as fatigue and frustration became problems near the tail end of the game, the hearty Dragon defense fell to the relentless offense of Athen's Red Hawks....more >>

Girls' Tennis

Lake Orion Girls' Varsity Tennis brought home an unexpected win against Rochester Adams on April 26, winning the bout, 5-4. Wins went to number four singles, and numbers two, three and four doubles....more >>
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Two last goals send Brandon Blackhawks packing

Senior Kaylee Liddle kicked the soccer ball forward towards Brandon High School's net and scored with 5:01 to spare in last Friday's game. The Clarkston fans cheered in the stands as the Lady Wolves briefly celebrated on the field - they all had been waiting for 75 minutes for the goal to break the 0-0 tie....more >>
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Cooper dedication to bowling continues

At Clarkston High School, state champion bowler senior Nick Cooper proved you don't have to be an above average student, take AP classes or do tons of extra curricular activities in order to be recognized by colleges....more >>

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Wolves down three more opponents

Junior Kevin Horton led the Wolfpack as they closed last week at Utica Eisenhower. The boys won the Saturday game on Eisenhower's field, 8-5, with Horton contributing five goals to the game....more >>

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Ruling the court one win at a time

The momentum continues to grow for the Lady Wolves as they post two more wins after playing Novi and Birmingham Seaholm. "The girls are getting stronger and stronger week by week," said Clarkston Girls Varsity Tennis Coach Becky Freeman....more >>

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Wet weather doesn't slow Wolves down

Golf is a difficult game in itself but it may be ten times more difficult when the weather calls for snow with temperatures in the upper thirties, and you have to play a round of nine....more >>

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Scoring big

The Lady Wolves were tied going into the second half against Stoney Creek on Monday night, both with eight points. During the second half the Clarkston Girls Varsity Lacrosse team prevailed for their sixth win for the season, 16-13....more >>

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Stars on mound

Mother Nature may have delayed and cancelled games in the last month for the Lady Wolves but they made up for it at the 19th Annual Michigan Stars Tournament during the weekend. The Clarkston Girls Varsity Softball team went 4-1 during the two-day event, beginning with a huge win over Roseville on Saturday morning....more >>
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Spikers dominate OAA

After leaving the Flint Metro League, the OMS 8th Grade Volleyball Team dominated their competition in their debut in the OAA League. It wasn't easy though. They encountered tough teams from Lake Orion and Clarkston who tested their game....more >>

Cats tied for 1st in golf

After two Oakland Activities Association events, the Wildcats find themselves tied for first place. The varsity boys golf team captured their first ever Oakland Activities Association league victory when they defeated Avondale 158-171 on Tuesday, April 26....more >>

A loss and some rain for LAX

Rain, rain, go away and don't come back another day. Those could have been some of the thoughts of varsity lacrosse coach Joe Zmikly as the inclement weather caused games against North Farmington and Swartz Creek to be postponed....more >>

Softball team earns first win

The varsity girls softball team finally got off the schneid and earned their first victory of the season in game two of a doubleheader against Birmingham Seaholm on Monday, May 2. Oxford won a wild 16-11 game which saw the Wildcats take a 4-0 lead only to trail 11-10 in the top of the seventh inning....more >>

Booters thump Pontiac 8-0

It took a while, but the varsity girls soccer team finally broke out offensively with a mercy of Pontiac High School April 28. Freshman Samantha Medici and junior Brianna Johnson scored twice to lead the Wildcats....more >>

New weight classes for wrestling

It's a whole new ballgame next year for wrestlers. Beginning with the 2011-2012 season, the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) will follow the National Federation of State High School Association (NFHS) by going with new weight classes for 10 of the 14 weight divisions....more >>
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1810: Leo XIII, 256th Roman Catholic Pope.
1829: Carl Schurz, Civil War general, political reformer and anti-imperialist.
1900: Kurt Weill, German-born composer (The Threepenny Opera).
1904: Henry Dreyfuss, industrial designer of everything from telephones to the interior of the Boeing 707.
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1797: The Directory of Great Britain authorizes vessels of war to board and seize neutral vessels, particularly if the ships are American.
1815: To put an end to robberies by the Barbary pirates, the United States declares war on Algiers.
1836: Texas declares independence from Mexico on Sam Houston's 43rd birthday.
1853: The Territory of Washington is organized.
1865: President Abraham Lincoln rejects Confederate General Robert E. Lee's plea for peace talks, demanding unconditional surrender.