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Dragon thinclads take county meet

The Dragons of the track came to the Oakland County Championship on May 25 intending to win the meet, but they didn't expect win as well as they did. Lake Orion became the champions of Oakland County and became the first team since 1997 to break 100 points doing so....more >>
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Lady Wolves lacrosse team on fire

The Lady Wolves were on fire as soon as their game against Waterford United in the first round of the MHSAA Regionals last Thursday. Senior Stephanie Dellinger grabbed possession of the ball and passed it to junior Lauren Sharkey, who scored 13 seconds into the game....more >>
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Athlete of The Week:

Hasselbach makes home runs happen

Lady Wolf Sydney Hasselbach knows about hitting. During the Clarkston Girls Varsity Softball regular season she has sent the ball over the fence for 11 home runs. Four of them were during the University of Michigan Tournament the Lady Wolves won, May 18-19....more >>

Two seasons end, coaches share thoughts

It's the time of year once again when high school sports are on the verge of disappearing for the summer while the students enjoy their summer vacation and two coaches shared their impressions of their 2012 seasons....more >>
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Ready for districts

The Lady Wolves needed to make a few runs going into the top of the seventh inning if they were going to beat Rochester, May 22. They were down 3-2 and for the last home game in the regular season - it wouldn't do for the Clarkston Girls Varsity Softball team....more >>
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Wolves win first round

When West Bloomfield scored the first goal against Clarkston in the MHSAA Pre-Regional game last Friday - the Wolves took action. "They poked the bear a little bit," said Brian Kaminskas, Clarkston Boys Varsity A Lacrosse head coach....more >>
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Tournament champions

Clarkston kickers helped their Michigan Impact Soccer Club Girls U11 teammates to win the Novi Jaguar Invitational, May 11-13. Jaclyn Marra, Molly McCaghy, Laura Norrito, Paige Oliverion, Payton Price, Cat Schlaff and Kateri Thibodeau joined by players from Lake Orion, Oxford, Leonard, Highland and Waterford went undefeated going into the championship game....more >>

Wolfpack Update

Freshman track

Athletes from the Clarkston track teams finished the Freshman Oakland County Championships on top. The girls took first place with 56 points and the boys tied for third with Avondale, 38....more >>

Wolfpack Update

Wolves Golf

Alex Genter finished as one of the top individuals in the fifth OAA Red Jamboree for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team with a par of 37. Teammates Cam Krausman finished with a par of 39; Nick Badgley, 41; Alex McIntosh, 42; Jack Alli, 43; and Nick Surovec, 44....more >>

Wolfpack Update

Wolves Baseball

Hitters lost both their double header games to Lake Orion on May 22, 8-2 and 4-2. For the Clarkston Boys Varsity Baseball team, Alex Peck hit a triple and had one RBI. Jake Forsten pitched four innings and threw five strikeouts, putting the boys 19-8 and 10-6 in the OAA Red....more >>

Wolfpack Update

Lady Wolves Soccer

The Lady Kickers ended their regular season with a tie against their crosstown rivals Lake Orion, 0-0. The Clarkston Girls Varsity Soccer team made four shots on the net and goalie Katie Miller saved two shots....more >>

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Cassie Edgemon signs letter to play softball for MCC

Oxford High School's own Cassie Edgemon has signed a letter of intent to play softball for Macomb Community College. She joins Coach Joe Cavataio in the Fall 2012-2013. Edgemon was an infield standout for Coach Kristi McDevitt at Oxford High School, starting at third base for four consecutive years....more >>

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Oxford Lady LAX brings season to an end

Kimmel still shining as Wildcats sit down

The Oxford High School girls lacrosse team brough their 2012 season to a close. On May 24, in a playoff game against Cranbrook, the Oxford girls lacrosse lost decisively, 22-1. Emma Kimmel was the lone scorer for the lady Wildcats....more >>

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OHS girls soccer lose defensive battle

Th Oxford High School girls soccer team lost a very close away game to Groves 1-0. Coach Larry Ferris said that the game was close the entire way, with no score until late in the day....more >>
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Born August 22nd
1893: Dorothy Parker, poet, satirist and founding member of the Algonquin Round Table.
1904: Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leader from 1977 to 1987, held nominal leadership position until his death in 1997.
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
1920: Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer whose works include Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.
August 22nd
in history
1717: The Austrian army forces the Turkish army out of Belgrade, ending the Turkish revival in the Balkans.
1777: With the approach of General Benedict Arnold's army, British Colonel Barry St. Ledger abandons Fort Stanwix and returns to Canada.
1849: The Portuguese governor of Macao, China, is assassinated because of his anti-Chinese policies.
1911: The Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is stolen from the Louvre in Paris, where it had hung for more than 100 years. It is recovered in 1913.
1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.