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2-peat tennis champions

For the second consecutive year, not only have the Lady Wolves captured the MHSAA Girls Tennis Regional title but scored 30 points out of a possible 32 points. "We were very excited," said Becky Freeman, head coach for the Clarkston Girls Varsity Tennis team....more >>
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Girls season ends, future looks bright

The girls lacrosse fell short of a playoff run last Thursday when the girls lost to Lakeland at home, 20-10. The Lakeland team had the will to win and the stars to back it up - Lake Orion Head Coach Bill Booth said the team's top three players accounted for 17 of their 20 total goals....more >>

Wolfpack Update

Golfers took 14th place at the Oakland County Division 1 tournament at Pontiac Country Club, May 16. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team scored a 329 with Dan Corrazza leading the team with a par of 79....more >>
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Tatu to bring on thunder at college level

Cager Nick Tatu is taking his skills to a new court after committing to join Trine University's Men's Basketball team next season. "It is a big relief," Tatu said about becoming a member of the Trine Thunder, a NCAA Division III university and member of the Michigan Intercollegiat Athletic Association....more >>
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Moving on to state finals

Wolves are jumping and running to the MHSAA Track & Field State Finals in East Kentwood. CJ Gozdor secured his spot in the high jump for the Clarkston Boys Track & Field team by taking first place in the high jump with 6'3" in the MHSAA Regional meet last Friday in Brandon....more >>
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Awesome play in first tournament win

The Lady Wolves smiled as they celebrated on Saturday night - they just made school history by winning the University of Michigan Tournament for the first time. "It was awesome," Clarkston Girls Varsity Softball Head Coach Don Peters said enthusiastically....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Soaring to new heights

Senior CJ Gozdor is heading to the state finals after placing first in the high jump at the MHSAA Boys Track & Field Regional meet last Friday. "It is exciting," he said. "It has been someting I wanted to do for a long time....more >>

Thinclads qualify 12 for state meet

2012 proved one of the more exciting regional competitions in the state, with Lake Orion and Grand Blanc going head to head for the championship. Though Orion came out a little short, it was one of the best nights in Lake Orion track history....more >>

Summer Ball - basketball camps in July

Fife Camp is July 16-20 and is open to boys entering grades 7-9 in the fall. From 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., you will stretch, build skills and participate in contests and games. The cost is $255 and participates need to bring a sack lunch, basketball equipment and a hard work attitude....more >>

Lady dragons feel the pain of growth

By Gabriel Ouzounian Review Co-Editor It's rare that losing athletes helps a team and for the Lake Orion Girls Track team, the lose proved too much. Despite a number of strong performances and many broken personal bests, the girls finished in eleventh place out of 16 teams at the regional meet on May 18....more >>

Boys golf

The boys golf team placed 5th out of 25 teams at the Oakland County Championship tournament May 16 at Pontiac Country Club. Scoring was lead by Alex Waelchli 76, Casey Vandergraaf 80, Mason Gorris 81 and Tyler Draggoo 82....more >>

Junior golf

The weather was perfect at Fieldstone Golf Course for the 46 participants of the North Oakland Optimist Junior Golf Qualifier on May 5. Blake Blomberg of Auburn Hills shot a 75 to become the overall top winner in the Boys age 16-18 division....more >>
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Orion fLipspot gymnast is 79th in nation

Lake Orion resident Alec Krystek competed at the National Championships for US Men's Junior Olympics in Cincinnati, Ohio on May 10 and did well as a young Level 10 gymnast. By placing seventy-ninth in the nation for Level 10 in the age 14-15 year old gymnasts, Alec represented the state of Michigan with the highest ranking....more >>

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Softball team racks up wins

It has been a busy week for the Oxford varsity softball team. OHS swept the Berkley Bears on May 21, and finished with a strong second place showing at the Clio Mustang Invite May 19 after dropping two against visiting Clarkston May 16....more >>
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Booters beat Clio, bid farewell to seniors

The Oxford girls varsity soccer team won 3-0 in a non-league game May 17. Oxford dominated the field, firing twenty more shots on goal than visiting Clio. The Oxford varsity record now advances to 7-12-1 overall, and 1-8-1 in the OAA white Division....more >>

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Mixed results for Wildcat sluggers

The Oxford varsity baseball team hosted Macomb Dakota for a doubleheader May 19. OHS won the first game 4-1 and lost the second 7-3. Nate Brubaker had a great outing as starting pitcher for the Wildcats in the first game....more >>
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1904: William Count Basie, American band leader and composer.
1936: Wilt Chamberlin, four-time MVP for the National Basketball Association and only player to score 100 points in a professional basketball game.
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in history
1864: Confederate General A.P. Hill attacks Union troops south of Petersburg, Va., at the Weldon railroad. His attack is repulsed, resulting in heavy Confederate casualties.
1915: Italy declares war on Turkey.
1942: U.S. Marines turn back the first major Japanese ground attack on Guadalcanal in the Battle of Tenaru.
1944: The Dumbarton Oaks conference, which lays the foundation for the establishment of the United Nations, is held in Washington, D.C.
1945: President Harry S. Truman cancels all contracts under the Lend-Lease Act.