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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 August 22nd
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
1920: Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer whose works include Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.
1934: H. Norman Schwarzkopf, American general and commander of the coalition forces during the Persian Gulf War.
1935: E. Annie Proulx, writer (Postcards, The Shipping News).
August 22nd
in history
1911: The Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is stolen from the Louvre in Paris, where it had hung for more than 100 years. It is recovered in 1913.
1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.
1942: Brazil declares war on the Axis powers. She is the only South American country to send combat troops into Europe.
1945: Soviet troops land at Port Arthur and Dairen on the Kwantung Peninsula in China.
1945: Conflict in Vietnam begins when a group of Free French parachute into southern Indochina, in repsonse to a successful coup by communist guerilla Ho Chi Minh.