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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 November 23rd
1878: Ernest King, commander-in-chief of the U.S. fleet who designed the United States' winning strategy in World War II.
1887: Boris Karloff, film actor most famous for his role as the monster in the movie Frankenstein.
1888: Adolph Arthur Harpo Marx, American comedian, one of the Marx brothers.
1897: Willie The Lion Smith, jazz and ragtime pianist.
November 23rd
in history
1904: Russo-German talks break down because of Russia's insistence to consult France.
1909: The Wright brothers form a million-dollar corporation for the commercial manufacture of their airplanes.
1921: President Warren G. Harding signs the Willis Campell Act, better known as the anti-beer bill. It forbids doctors to prescribe beer or liquor for medicinal purposes.
1933: President Franklin D. Roosevelt recalls the American ambassador from Havana, Cuba, and urges stability in the island nation.
1934: The United States and Great Britain agree on a 5-5-3 naval ratio, with both countries allowed to build five million tons of naval ships while Japan can only build three. Japan will denounce the treaty.