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Boys baseball continues winning record

The dragons of baseball continued their winning record last week with a pair of wins over the highlanders of Rochester Adams High School. The Dragons faced the team on Orion turf May 3 and took both games in the double header....more >>
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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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Dragon Softballers break even in rivalry double header

Softball double headers can allow for spectacular wins, crushing losses and sometimes the home team cannot quite make the plays they need. The Dragons of softball managed just that on May 3, when after scoring a shutout victory over rivals and neighbors the Clarkston Wolves, they were upset during the second game of their double header....more >>
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Athletes of The Week

Kickers leaving an impact

The Michigan Impact took the west side of Michigan by storm during the 2012 Crusader Cup, April 27-29. Boy from the U-10 and U-12 battled through rain, wind and cold to a great finish with the U-10 team winning the championship in their division....more >>
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Horton seals deal on the field

With a swift swing of his lacrosse stick senior Kevin Horton ended the game against Okemos with the game winning goal in overtime, 11-10. "He had a nice weekend," said Clarkston Boys Varsity A Lacrosse Head Coach Brian Kaminskas....more >>
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Top two in tournament

The Michigan Stars tournament started with 48 teams and throughout two days it narrowed down to Clarkston and Plymouth in the championship game on Sunday. The Lady Wolves from the varsity softball team finished in second place after their 5-4 loss to Plymouth, putting their record to 20-3....more >>

Sports in a Flash

Hitters went undefeated during the week topping Stoney Creek in both double header games and finishing their Nathan Manuel Memorial 3-0. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Baseball team beat Stoney Creek last Wednesday 2-1 then 8-3....more >>

Enroll now for summer camps

Grapplers can learn techniques, conditioning and more at summer wrestling camps from Integrity Wrestling. The camp is held June 11-13, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. for athletes in grades Kindergarten-8....more >>

Men's track

Tuesday, May 1st Lake Orion 96.5 Stoney Creek 31.5 Senior Charlie Maurer was a double winner on this day, along with fellow senior Nick Balavich., but in different events then usual....more >>

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Girls Lax drops two

The Oxford varsity girls dropped a close one to North Harrison 7-6 on Monday night. Emma Kimmel, Jordan Pieczynski, Abby Wrobel, and Kayce Calcaterra divided up the scoring. On May 1, the Oxford High School Varsity girls lost an away game against Farmington 13-5....more >>
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Loss, tie for Cat sluggers

The OHS varsity baseball team hosted Rochester for a doubleheader on Wednesday May 2. OHS lost 6-3 in the first and then, in the later match called because of darkness, played to a 4-4 draw....more >>
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Golfers finish 3rd in Bobcat Invite

Oxford varsity golfers finished third out of nine teams at the annual Bobcat Invitational on Monday, May 7. Though in third place overall, the defending champion OHS men's team finished only seven strokes behind this year's winner, Midland Dow....more >>
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Born August 28th
1882: Belle Benchley, the first female zoo director in the world, who directed the Zoological Gardens of San Diego.
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
August 28th
in history
0: Indian chief King Philip, also known as Metacom, is killed by English soldiers, ending the war between Indians and colonists.
1862: Mistakenly believing the Confederate Army to be in retreat, Union General John Pope attacks, beginning the Battle of Groveten. Both sides sustain heavy casualties.
1914: Three German cruisers are sunk by ships of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, the first major naval battle of World War I.
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph