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Bowlers score wins over Christmas break

The Oxford Wildcat Bowling team was in action against the Bears of Berkley on Thursday, January 3. The match was held at Collier Lanes in Oxford.  The boys varsity once again found themselves down 10-0 after losing 2 baker games 196 to 211 and 185 to 191....more >>
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Dragon hoopsters fall to Clarkston

Despite a loss to begin 2013, the Lake Orion boys' basketball team is poised to challenge for the OAA Blue title this season. The Dragons lost to a new and improved Clarkston squad, 55-45 in an OAA crossover matchup following the holiday layoff....more >>
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Wolves cut Dragons at the tail

Before going into the next set of games the Wolves have on their schedule, long-time head coach Dan Fife wants to focus on getting offense straightened out. The focus comes after two losses before going on holiday break and a few hiccups during the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team's most recent game last Friday....more >>

Lady cagers win again

Lake Orion's girls' basketball team began 2013 with a big win over Farmington. The Lady Dragons clipped the Falcons, 42-33, for their second win in three games after starting the season 0-4....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Dream come true

Junior Nick Matich was sitting in Clarkston Varsity Football Head Coach Kurt Richardson's office when Richardson handed him a letter. "He was like 'I have some pretty good news for you,'" Matich remembered before he read the letter with Richardson....more >>

Grapplers prove a good man can't be kept down

Nate Vandermeer (112), Bret Foltz (119), Nick Vandermeer (160), Adam Myers (215) and Luis Reyes (285) eased the Wolves into third place at the Manning Vieau Invite in Brighton on Saturday....more >>

Wolfpack Update

The Lady Wolves came back from holiday break to beat Sterling Heights Stevenson, 61-23. Erika Davenport led the team with 15 points and 16 rebounds and Jessica Altene added seven points and had seven rebounds in the game....more >>
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Swimmers dive into season with wins

The Wolves are off to a great start for their winter season after beating three opponents and had quite a few swimmers qualify for the Oakland County Meet in February. The Clarkston Boys Swim and Dive team opened the season against Oxford for a 91-38 win....more >>
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Hitters claim Holiday Classic crown

Ice Silver 10U has done it again and the season is still very young. They have won a tournament championship for the second time. They entered the Holiday Classic Softball Tournament held at the Genesee Field House Dec....more >>
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Born August 1st
1770: William Clark, American explorer, led the Corps of Discovery with Meriwether Lewis.
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.
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in history
1798: Admiral Horatio Nelson routs the French fleet in the Battle of the Nile at Aboukir Bay, Egypt.
1801: The American schooner Enterprise captures the Barbary cruiser Tripoli.Often venturing into harm's way, America's most famous sailing ship, the Constitution, twice came close to oblivion.
1834: Slavery is abolished throughout the British Empire.
1864: Union General Ulysses S. Grant gives general Philip H. Sheridan the mission of clearing the Shenandoah Valley of Confederate forces.After nearly 10 months of trench warfare, Confederate resistance at Petersburg, Virginia, suddenly collapsed.
1872: The first long-distance gas pipeline in the U.S. is completed. Designed for natural gas, the two-inch pipe ran five miles from Newton Wells to Titusville, Pennsylvania.