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Middle school girls LaX open opportunities

By Gabriel Ouzounian Review Co-Editor Lake Orion is a sports town, as any crowd gathered at the average Dragon Football game will illustrate. But football is but one sport and thanks to the efforts of Coach Bill Booth and Athletic Director Bill Reiss, the next few years should see a marked improvement in the quality of the high school's girls lacrosse team....more >>
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Going to St. Clair

The last home game for Jake Forsten on Clarkston High School's baseball field was memorable, May 25. Parents and his teammates huddled around him as he put a piece of paper on head coach Phil Price's back and put down his signature....more >>
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Athletes of The Week

Hard hitting season

Don Peters described the Clarkston Girls Varsity Softball season in one word - awesome. "Obviously having a 36-5 season is awesome," added the head coach. "But more important was how they played together....more >>

Bikers cross state for good cause

Five Clarkston residents participated in the 31st Annual Pedal Across Lower Michigan, June 23-29. Riders Fred Irish, Tom Miller, Chris Peterson and Bob Walters made up the group Clarkston PALM Riders and covered 285 miles during the six days....more >>
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Born September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1944: British airborne troops parachute into Holland to capture the Arnhem bridge as part of Operation Market-Garden. The plan called for the airborne troops to be relieved by British troops, but they were left stranded and eventually surrendered to the Germans.
1947: James Forestall is sworn in as first the U.S. Secretary of Defense. President Harry S. Truman relied heavily on Dean Acheson for his most significant foreign policy achievements.
1957: The Thai army seizes power in Bangkok.
1959: The X-15 rocket plane makes its first flight.
1962: The first federal suit to end public school segregation is filed by the U.S. Justice Department.