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Dragon golfers end shy of state tournament

By Gabriel Ouzounian Review Co-Editor For the second year in a row the Dragons of the links have fallen just short of qualifying for the state finals. Orion playing in the regional tournament on June 7 and finished fourth - just two strokes behind Midland Dow, but the loss did not detract from Head Coach Monty Gallaher's belief that his 2012 team was probably one of the best teams he's ever had....more >>
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Wrestler trains for tournament

Grappler Nick Vandermeer is training and prepping after earning a spot on the Michigan USA Junior National Wrestling team. He is heading to the junior duals in Oklahoma City next week - a huge national team tournament....more >>

Athletes of The Week

Wolves' top honorees

Megan Hastings and Matt Dellinger finished their high school career honored as Senior Athletes of the Year. Dellinger opened the year in the fall season filling in for multiple positions for the Clarkston Wolves Varsity Football team....more >>
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Consistancy a problem with Dragons girls softball

Another year has ended for the girls softball team and despite an overall abundance of skill, the team simply couldn't maintain a consistency. The final game ended with a 8-0 loss to Clarkston during the June 4 District semi-finals....more >>
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Athletes of The Week

Dancing into finals

The Lady Wolves were prepping for their MHSAA Tennis State Finals and practicing hitting tennis balls back and forth to their teammates Then they stopped, they spun around going to the ground and jumped back up....more >>

Swing away

Young hitters took to the fields last week for Baseball Camps with Clarkston High School Coach Phil Price. They focused on the fundamentals of the game including throwing, catching, fielding, base running and rules of the game....more >>
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Fieldhouse groundbreaking at Clarkston High

Construction has begun on the Clarkston High School fieldhouse after their groundbreaking last Friday. "We had a lot of hurdles to jump over and knock down," said Kurt Richardson, head coach of the Clarkston Wolves Varsity Football team....more >>
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Bark of the 'Dawgs!

The Clarkston Riverdawgs 8U are on a roll in their first season. One of their highlights was taking first place in their first baseball tournament - Capital Kickoff Classic, May 13....more >>
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Over the net

Girls filled the Clarkston High School gym last week perfecting their volleyball skills and learning new techniques. The Volleyball Clinic was held by Kelly Avenall, head coach of the Clarkston Girls Varsity Volleyball team and her staff....more >>

Outstanding athlete

Cross country and track athlete Andrew Chaffee of Clarkston earned a Bluffton University A.C. Burcky Award for outstanding senior male athlete. Chaffee, who parents are Martin and Jill Chaffee of Clarkston, is a business administration major with a concentration in international business and accounting....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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Born October 14th
1888: Katherine Mansfield, short story writer.
1890: Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th U.S. President (1953-1961).
1894: e.e. cummings, American poet.
1896: Lilian Gish, Film actress, The First Lady of the Silent Screen.
1905: Eugene Fodor, Hungarian-born travel writer.
October 14th
in history
1912: Former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt is shot and wounded in assassination attempt in Milwaukee. He was saved by the papers in his breast pocket and, though wounded, insisted on finishing his speech.
1917: Mata Hari, a Paris dancer, is executed by the French after being convicted of passing military secrets to the Germans. Amy Elizabeth Thorpe, World War II Version of the Legendary Mata Hari
1930: Singer Ethel Merman stuns the audience when she holds a high C for sixteen bars while singing I Got Rhythm during her Broadway debut in Gershwin's Girl Crazy.
1933: The Geneva disarmament conference breaks up as Germany proclaims withdrawal from the disarmament initiative, as well as from the League of Nations, effective October 23. This begins German policy of independent action in foreign affairs. Joseph Avenol, secretary-general of the League of Nations, sold out the organization he had sworn to uphold.
1944: German Field Marshal Rommel, suspected of complicity in the July 20th plot against Hitler, is visited at home by two of Hitler's staff and given the choice of public trial or suicide by poison. He chooses suicide and it is announced that he died of wounds. Secret Ear for the Desert Fox.