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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 2nd
1865: Irving Babbitt, scholar and founder of the modern humanistic movement.
1924: James Baldwin, writer whose works include Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son.
1932: Peter O'Toole, Irish actor.
1942: Isabel Allende, author of The House of the Spirits.
1949: James Fallows, writer and editor of U.S. News and World Report.
August 2nd
in history
1943: Lt. John F. Kennedy, towing an injured sailor, swims to a small island in the Solomon Islands. The night before, his boat, PT-109, had been split in half by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri.
1950: The U.S. First Provisional Marine Brigade arrives in Korea from the United States.
1964: U.S. destroyer Maddoxis reportedly attacked by North Vietnamese patrol boats.
1965: Newsman Morley Safer films the destruction of a Vietnamese village by U.S. Marines.
1990: Iraqi forces invade neighboring Kuwait.