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Boys LAX 5-game winning streak ends

The Wildcats ran their unbeaten streak to five games on the lacrosse field with a 17-2 win over visiting North Farmington in an Oakland Activities Association match up on April 23....more >>
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Dragons fall in second-half stomp

School wasn't in session Saturday, but that didn't stop the Wolves from teaching their crosstown rivals Lake Orion. The first lesson was hitting a slump doesn't mean a thing. The Wolves hit a bump in the second quarter and Lake Orion slowly closed the gap to three points with two goals....more >>

Girls tennis suffers first loss

After three straight wins on the season, Girls' Tennis suffered their first loss to Farmington on Monday night in a 7-1 score. "They were pretty down that they lost, but I have to keep reminding them we are a first year team and we're playing pretty established teams," said Head Coach Gayle Bailey....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Davenpost to soar as monarch

Senior Erin Davenport took the next step in her basketball career as she signed her letter of intent to attend Macomb Community College last Friday. "It feels good to sign because I am taking the next step," she smiled....more >>
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Negron loses bout in Golden Gloves semifinals

It seems like Antonio Negron had everything working against him when he lost his fight in the Michigan Golden Gloves semifinals held Friday, April 26 at the Grand Valley National Guard Armory in Wyoming, near Grand Rapids....more >>
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All tied up on the soccer field

For the fifth consecutive year, Clarkston and Lake Orion left the field last Friday with no loss, no win - just a tie. Both teams finished 80 minutes of play with zero goals scored on either side....more >>
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Off to the races

Twenty-five teams showed up for the Oxford Track and Field Invitational held April 27. Due to statistical issues, placements on the day were not available by press time. However, Head Coach Matt Johnson said Dallas Pruitt "stepped up" for his high and long jumps....more >>
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Sprint for league victory

The Wolves are continuing to stake their claim on the OAA Red as the Boys Track & Field team remained undefeated after their meets against Rochester Adams and Stoney Creek. "It went pretty well," said John Bennink, head coach....more >>

Lady Wolves down Stoney Creek, fall to Grand Blanc

When it comes to bouncing back, Clarkston does it in style. After the Clarkston Girls Varsity Lacrosse team lost to Grand Blanc last Thursday , 11-6, and came back with a 18-7 win over Stoney Creek....more >>
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Lacrosse players fight cancer one game at a time

Clarkston Lacrosse players are getting ready for their ninth annual Game for a Cure and invite you to join the event, May 11, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. All of the proceeds from the event go to St....more >>
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Born December 17th
1807: John Greenleaf Whittier, American poet, abolitionist, reformer and founder of the Liberal Party.
1908: Willard Frank Libby, American chemist who won a Nobel Prize for his part in creating the carbon-14 method in dating ancient findings.
December 17th
in history
1399: Tamerlane's Mongols destroy army of Mahmud Tughluk, Sultan of Delhi, at Panipat. Mongol invasion of Europe.
1861: The Stonewall Brigade begins to dismantle Dam No. 5 of the C&O Canal. Stonewall Jackson's final days.
1886: At a Christmas party, Sam Belle shoots his old enemy Frank West, but is fatally wounded himself.
1903: Orville Wright makes the first recorded flight at Kittyhawk, North Carolina.
1927: U.S. Secretary of State Kellogg suggests a worldwide pact renouncing war.