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The Varisty Nine are lining up another successful year

By Gabriel Ouzounian Review Staff Writer The Lake Orion Baseball team is just getting started in their 2012 season, but while Head Coach Andy Schramek believes judging the team's skill is difficult, he said he thinks the team will probably be all right....more >>
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Boys LAX off to impressive start

Years of frustrations for the Oxford boys lacrosse team have all but disappeared as the squad has already won three games in the early part of the season, after winning only four games in the prior four years....more >>
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Track teams ready to build on last season's success

Senior leadership and a mix of underclassmen will be key in the success of the Oxford boys and girls varsity track teams. Second-year Coach Bob Blunk said he hopes the boys can improve on last year's excellent season in which they won league championship honors in the Oakland Activities Association White Division....more >>
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Running to a win in league

The Wolves have taken their first win in the OAA Red in their season opener after competing against Stoney Creek, March 27. The Girls Varsity Track and Field team won their meet, 94-34....more >>
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Softballers start preseason in Ohio

By Olivia Shumaker Review Intern With bats and gloves in tow, the Lady Dragons softball team is preparing to begin their season. On the weekend of March 24, the team travelled to Cincinnati, where they went 3-1 in their four games, three of which were against top ten Michigan teams, and on Wednesday, March 28, the team hosted a scrimmage against Waterford-Kettering....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Going for the gold

Bettina Winkler, a 12-year-old Clarkston resident, is putting her drive and determination on the 2016 Summer Olympics. Her speed and drive has already paid off as she recently finished in first place in the 50- and 200-meter dash at the Junior Olympics AAU Nationals for indoor track....more >>
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Lightning strikes again and again

The Liquid Lightning (LL) swim team had a hard-earned third-place finish overall at the 13-14 & Open Michigan Swimming State Championship March 16-18 at Zeeland West High School, Zeeland, Mich....more >>
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Big victory no fluke for girls LAX

Don't call the inaugural win for the Oxford girls lacrosse team beginners luck. The girls won their first game of the new varsity sport recently, but many of them are not rookies and all of them are excellent athletes....more >>
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Baseball team ready physically, mentally

Returning starters and senior leadership should be a great combination to help the Oxford baseball team have a solid season. Coach Jeff Willis said the team is returning four senior starters and a fifth senior also will start....more >>
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Solid defense will be booters' key to success

A solid defense will be the Oxford girls varsity soccer team's strength this season. Coach Larry Ferris said the team has very good personnel to perhaps improve on the squad's third place finish last season in the White Division of the Oakland Activities Association....more >>
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Golfers hope to repeat state appearance

Last year's top-10 finish in the state by the Oxford boys golf team may not be in the cards this year, but Coach Terry Kelley said he has a solid group of linksters and hopes for a solid season and a return to the state championships....more >>
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Wolfpack Update

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse A team opened the season with a win over Orchard Lake St. Mary's, March 27. They beat the home team, 10-5. Kevin O' Grady led the team with three goals and two assists....more >>
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MYWAY state finish

Four Clarkston wrestlers finished their season in the top ten at the MYWAY State Wrestling Championships held at the Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek, March 23- 25. Nick Vandermeer, from Clarkston High School, finished in first place in the 155-pound weight class....more >>
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Hitters take the field

Clarkston High School Softball Team put their spring training to the test at a scrimmage against Lapeer West, March 22. The Lady Wolves open their season at home with a double header against Adams High School, Wednesday, April 11, starting at 4:30 p....more >>
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1862: An Army under Union General Joseph Hooker arrives in Bridgeport, Alabama to support the Union forces at Chattanooga. Chattanooga's Lookout Mountain provides a dramatic setting for the Civil War's battle above the clouds.
1870: The papal states vote in favor of union with Italy. The capital is moved from Florence to Rome.
1871: Morman leader Brigham Young, 70, is arrested for polygamy. He was laterconvicted, but the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction. Disappointed Army officer Patrick Connor wanted to be back East fighting Rebels. Instead, he found himself in the bitter cold along icebound Bear Creek, near today's Utah-Idaho border.
1879: A dual alliance is formed between Austria and Germany, in which the two countries agree to come to the other's aid in the event of aggression.
1909: Orville Wright sets an altitude record, flying at 1,600 feet. This exceeded Hubert Latham's previous record of 508 feet. Aviation Pioneer Glenn Curtiss