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Boys lacrosse has age, speed, endurance

A senior filled team is almost never a bad sign and that's what Orion's Boy's Lacrosse team is looking at for their 2012 season. Three games in, the team has a winning record of 2-1, including a win over Rochester Stoney Creek - a team the Dragons have never before defeated....more >>
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Rolling back from break

The Wolves added one win and one loss to their record over spring break last week in Ohio. "We did alright," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach Brian Kaminskas. "We are starting to come together a little bit more and starting to develop that chemistry....more >>
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Runners begin their season with a win

By Tahra Gribbin Review Intern The Lake Orion Boy's Track Team began its season last week with a bang. The dual meet season began with a bout against Adams High School. The Lake Orion boys won that meet 98-30, hinting towards a promising season for this year's track team....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Spindler honored

Clarkston High School senior Gabriella Spindler will receive the United States Tennis Association/Midwest Section's Helen Shockley's Award on April 21. She was recently honored as the 2011 Hoxie Memorial Award Junior Player of the Year from the Southeastern Michigan Tennis Association....more >>
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Orion's middle schools starts lacrosse teams

Sports are a priority in Orion Township and one of the newest entries to it's array of activities has expanded into the middle school realm. For the first time ever, middle schools in Orion will feature lacrosse teams for grades five through eight....more >>

Varsity ball teams start season

itters are ready and anxious for their moment to step on the plate and begin the season. Both the Clarkston Varsity Baseball and Softball teams play Rochester Adams in their season opener on Wednesday....more >>
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Cagers Score Championship

Cagers are champions after their Michigan Recreation Parks Association state tournament. The Independence Township Parks and Recreation had one of their men's basketball teams win in Midland the end of March....more >>
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Fully-loaded softball team off to 2-0 start

Having lost only a couple of players to graduation last year, the Oxford varsity softball team has more than reloaded and is ready to roar. The Wildcats return eight players, six of them starters, and were blessed with two talented transfers, as well as two freshmen to round out the roster....more >>
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Born September 20th
1878: Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884: Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885: Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891: Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
1917: Arnold Red Auerbach, second winningest basketball coach in history with 1,037 victories for the Boston Celtics.
September 20th
in history
1830: The National Negro Convention convenes in Philadelphia with the purpose of abolishing slavery.
1850: The slave trade is abolished in the District of Columbia.Dedicated Massachusetts abolitionist Silas Soule ironically gave his life for the red man, not the black.
1853: The Allies defeat the Russians at the battle of Alma on the Crimean Peninsula.
1863: Union troops under George Thomas prevent the Union defeat at Chickamauga from becoming a rout, earning him the nickname the Rock of Chickamauga. Desperate stand at Chickamauga.
1934: Bruno Hauptmann arrested for the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby.B.F. Mahoney was the 'mystery man' behind the Ryan company that built Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.