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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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1779: Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner.
1818: Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S.
1819: Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick
1942: Jerry Garcia, lead singer of the Grateful Dead.
1951: Jim Carroll, musician and writer of The Basketball Diaries.
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1873: San Francisco's first cable cars begin running, operated by Hallidie's Clay Street Hill Railroad Company.
1880: Sir Frederick Roberts frees the British Afghanistan garrison of Kandahar from Afghan rebels.
1893: A machine for making shredded wheat breakfast cereal is patented.
1914: Germany declares war on Russia.
1937: The Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany becomes operational.The Nuremberg Trial brought high-ranking Nazis to justice.