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Building distance in the league

The Lady Wolves are heading into this Friday's OAA Red League Meet with a hunger. They head into the meet undefeated and an opportunity to finish first in the league. "It is going to be tough with Rochester Adam, Rochester and us," said Clarkston Girls Track and Field Head Coach John Yorke....more >>
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Pros help kids get fitter, faster

Lake Orion High School's Natatorium got a touch of star treatment last weekend when Olympic medalist Julia Smit and world record holder Nick Thoman swam alongside area kids to teach them some of their tricks....more >>
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Lady Wolves dominate

The Lady Wolves held Cranbrook back as they dominated the courts and captured a 6-2 win over their hosts last Wednesday. "It was very exciting," said Becky Freeman, head coach for the Clarkston Girls Varsity Tennis team....more >>
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Boys rally after upset, dominate second game

The Dragons faced the full might of the Oxford Wildcat Baseball team in a doubleheader April 27, falling to the northern rivals before rallying to crush them in the second game. The first game, a 7-5 loss, saw the Wildcats score an early, dominating lead in the third inning....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Going for the strike

When Stephanie Lavely, now a senior at Clarkston High School, opened her varsity career for the girls varsity bowling team she left a big impression. She took a step towards the lane in her first meet as the team went against Farmington Hills in 2008....more >>
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Golfers have off-day, look forward to improvement

A couple of bad holes is all it took April 18 to put the Dragon golfers in third place on their home turf. Despite a solid performance on Boulder Pointe's nine hole "dunes" course from junior Alex Waelchli, with 36, and senior Tyler Draggoo with 37, the rest of the team's score of 41 sank Orion's hopes at first place....more >>
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Two steps closer to fulfilling goals

The Wolves posted two wins last week as they continue building their momentum with playoffs starting in a few short weeks. Their most recent venture took them to Ohio where they beat Toledo St....more >>

Dragons find their stride

The lady Dragons of lacrosse are maturing, slowly but surely and part of that growth included a couple of wins last week against North Harrison, 10-5, and Farmington, 14-9. Head Coach Bill Booth said the girls are learning some of the basic things and that the conditioning provided this year has begun to show....more >>
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Clarkston Wolves race into first place

The Lady Wolves leaped over obstacles and ended last week with a bang - taking first place at the Titan Relays and defeating their crosstown rivals Lake Orion in a dual meet. The Clarkston Girls Varsity Track & Field team scored 108 points at the Titan Relays, taking first place out of eight teams....more >>

Alli leads Lady Hitters against North Farmington

Sophomore Rachel Alli's double hit against North Farmington ended the game for the Falcons. Her hit brought in two runs - one to tie the game and one to win the game at the top of the seventh inning 4-3, April 25....more >>

Wolfpack Sports in a Flash

The Clarkston Girls Varsity Soccer team tied both games last week in their OAA White games against Andover, 2-2, and Lahser, 0-0. Lindsey Renkiewicz and Alexis Shamoun scored for the Lady Wolves against Andover, April 26....more >>
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Girls finish 8th, boys 12th at Oxford Invite

It was a strong showing from the Oxford High School's boys and girls track teams at the Oxford Invitational last Saturday, April 28. Out of 26 teams competing, the OHS boys finished in the top 15; of 23 schools competing, the OHS girls finished eighth....more >>
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Wildcats on the move!

They ran. They jumped. They vaulted. There was no rest for the Wildcats' boys and girls track teams as they hosted the annual Oxford Invitational on Saturday. It was a cold, gray day, but the Cats didn't let it get them down as they tried their best....more >>

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Booters fall to Royal Oak, struggling in OAA White

Despite a good showing, the Oxford girls varsity soccer team fell to visiting Royal Oak 4-2 on Thursday, April 26. Wildcat keeper Darien Bandel had nine saves in the home loss. Coach Larry Ferris was pleased with keeper Bandel's "outstanding game....more >>

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Girls LAX routed 19-2

The Oxford Girls Lacrosse team lost Wednesday, April 25 at Rochester, 19-2. The lone scorer for OHS was Jordan Pieczinski with two goals. The junior varsity squad fared a little better against Rochester, though the Wildcats came up short in the end, 9-5....more >>
Donald Turner
The Oxford Leader
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Born January 31st
1797: Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (C Major Symphony, The Unfinished Symphony).
1919: Jackie Robinson, first African-American baseball player in the modern major leagues.
1925: Benjamin Hooks, civil rights leader.
January 31st
in history
1620: Virginia colony leaders write to the Virginia Company in England, asking for more orphaned apprentices for employment.
1788: The Young Pretender, Charles Edward Stuart dies.
1835: A man with two pistols misfires at President Andrew Jackson at the White House.
1865: House of Representatives approves a constitutional amendment abolishing slavery.
1911: The German Reichstag exempts royal families from tax obligations.