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Attacking the net

Lady Wolves made Clarkston history by making their first appearance in the MHSAA Regional Finals last Saturday. The girls lacrosse varsity team matched wits with Hartland and lost, 13-11....more >>

Thinclads take state title

It's been a series of close calls and tight loses for Orion teams during the 2011/12 sports season but thanks to the mens track team, Orion is again a state champion. On May 31 the Dragons traveled to Grand Rapids to East Kentwood high school to do battle against over 50 different represented teams....more >>
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Leading the way

Senior Stephanie Dellinger stood poised and ready for the referee's signal to go as the ball sat on her lacrosse stick and her opponents. Once Dellinger got the signal she battled for draw possession and won before passing the ball to a teammates....more >>

Golfers take second in districts

Through the rain, wind and mud the Dragon boys golfers played their district tournament at Bald Mountain, finishing a close second behind Rochester Adams 300 to 296. The placing means the boys will advance to the regional tournament which takes place at Bouder Point Country Club in Oxford and Orion is ready for the challenge....more >>
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Runners up at states

Lexi Baylis won her second state championship on Saturday at the MHSAA Tennis State Finals. She won for Singles #2 court while Paige Olsen won the championship in Singles #3. Doubles team Dana Olsen and Olivia Dunn captured the title in court one....more >>

Winning season for Lady Wolves

Lady Kickers finished their season on Saturday in the MHSAA District finals against Grand Blanc, 3-0. "They were really strong against Grand Blanc," said Clarkston Girls Varsity Soccer Head Coach Sarah Wasilk....more >>
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Lacrosse finish at regionals

The Wolves gathered for the last post-pep talk under West Bloomfield's stadium lights last Friday. They lost the MHSAA Regional Finals to Brother Rice, 19-4. "It was a good game....more >>
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Boys win district title

The dragon sluggers defeated both the Wolves of Clarkston and the Oxford Wildcats on June 4 to win the district title. The wins represent the first district champions in a few years according to Head Coach Andrew Schramek, who also said it had been "too long" since the last title....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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Volleyball player signs with Oakland University

Thanks to her skills in volleyball, senior Taylor Hargraves won't travel too far after graduation as she just signed a letter of intent to attend Oakland University. Family and friends came out to support Hargraves as she signed her letter on May 30 and the athletic staff at Lake Orion High School had nothing but good to say about the senior....more >>

Track Camp coming in July

Ready to run and jump - the Track Camp is coming. The camp is open to kids entering fourth through ninth grade and is July 16-19 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Clarkston Girls Track & Field Head Coach John Yorke, his staff and varsity athletes will teach kids the fundamentals and enjoyment of track and field....more >>
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Strong showing for Wildcat runners at state finals

What an exciting day for the Oxford High School track at the state finals last Saturday, June 2! OHS participated in the Kentwood-hosted track event over the weekend, and came away with some impressive results....more >>

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No Muskrat love for Wildcats

Oxford High School met the visiting Algonac Muskrats for a non-league game on Saturday, May 26. The Wildcats shutout the Muskrats 5-0. Coach Jeff Willis was very pleased with his team's victory....more >>
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Baccalaureate encourages grads to 'win spiritually'

"The hope of our world lies within you," Father Mike Verschaeve told the seniors gathered at Oxford High School's Peforming Arts Center on May 31. The annual Baccalaureate Service is a ceremony designed to encourage graduates to continue in their faith and to continue to make the type of choices that have led them to their present academic successes....more >>
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