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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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The Oxford Leader
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Born February 1st
1878: Hattie Caraway, first woman elected to the U.S. Senate.
1901: Clark Gable, American film actor (Mutiny on the Bounty, Gone With the Wind).
1902: Langston Hughes, African-American poet
1931: Boris Yeltsin, The first president of the Republic of Russia and prime minister of the Russian Federation.
February 1st
in history
1945: U.S. Rangers and Filipino guerrillas rescue 513 American survivors of the Bataan Death March.
1951: Third A-bomb tests are completed in the desert of Nevada.
1960: Four black students stage a sit-in at a segregated Greensboro, N.C. lunch counter.
1964: President Lyndon B. Johnson rejects Charles de Gaulle's plan for a neutral Vietnam.
1965: Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. and 770 others are arrested in protest against voter discrimination in Alabama.