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Regional victory first in 87 years

By Gabriel Ouzounian Review Staff Writer In 1925 the Lake Orion Dragons Boys Basketball team punched through their opponents to become the regional champions. Now, 87 years later, a first year coach and a young team has made LOHS history, when in a 48-42 win over the Waterford Mott Corsairs on March 14 the Dragons took the regional championship....more >>
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Strong finish at states

Local swimmers pushed themselves through the blue depths to come out on top at the 12 & Under Short Course State Championship, March 9-11 at Lake Orion High School. The Clarkston Sea Wolves finished in 15th place in the girls division with two relay teams taking sixth place....more >>

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Seniors leave mark

When the seniors stepped off of the basketball court for the last time they had left a mark on the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team for years to come. "We had six very talented and hard working seniors that showed a great deal of leadership," said Tim Wasilk, head coach....more >>
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Boys finish 12 in state, break records

The eight boys that qualified for the Division 1 State meet on March 9 have come home from the Eastern Michigan University meet after placing an overall 12 out of 28 teams. Four varsity record times were set....more >>
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Sunny spring start

Lady Kickers are back on the field as they hold their season opener on Thursday at home against Waterford Kettering. The Clarkston Girls Varsity Soccer team spent last week practicing and getting ready for the season before they played in the Lakes Area Showcase on Saturday....more >>
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Community involvement builds new field house

Brick by brick, the Wolves are building the foundation for the Clarkston High School stadium's field house. The field house will have team locker rooms for all the Clarkston athletic teams and will also be used for the marching band....more >>
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LEAGUE CHAMPS

From left in front are Clarkston Pony League Basketball players Spencer Pawlik, Ian McGregor, Joe Genoa, Jimmy Delnick, Adam Gohl, Evan Montgomery; back row, Michael Schwartz, Alex Barta, Mac Pearce, Matt Wright, Connor Giroux and Tanner Schulte....more >>
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Born September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1862: The Battle of Antietam in Maryland, the bloodiest day in U.S. history, commences. Fighting in the corn field, Bloody Lane and Burnside's Bridge rages all day as the Union and Confederate armies suffer a combined 26,293 casualties. New York Tribune reporter George Smalley scooped the world with his vivid account of the Battle of Antietam.
1868: The Battle of Beecher's Island begins, in which Major George Sandy Forsyth and 50 volunteers hold off 500 Sioux and Cheyenne in eastern Colorado.
1902: U.S. troops are sent to Panama to keep train lines open over the isthmus as Panamanian nationals struggle for independence from Colombia.
1903: Turks destroy the town of Kastoria in Bulgaria, killing 10,000 civilians.
1917: The German Army recaptures the Russian Port of Riga from Russian forces.