WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY
The Clarkston Wolves earned their second straight Division 1 state title beating Saline 33-25. The game was the 27th consecutive victory for the Wolves, longest active run in the state.
Orchard Lake St Mary’s Eaglets topped Muskegon 7-0 to take the Division 3 title. This was the 6th state championship for the Eaglets, the others occurring in 1977, 1994, 1999, 2000, and 2011.
We’d also like to give a ‘pat-on-the-back’ to the twenty-two other Oakland County teams that were in the journey to become a state champion.
Clarkston team photo: Mike Mulholland/MLive.
It all comes down to this one game. After all the regular season games, and then the grueling playoffs, the end of a tremendous football season is finally here for two Oakland County Teams. Orchard Lake St. Mary’s & Clarkston are in the 2014 Michigan High School Football Championships being played at Ford Field this weekend. Continue reading
When the High School football season started back in August, there were 584 teams that had the dream of going to the State Championships at Ford Field in November.
The regular season ended in October, 256 teams earned or were selected to take part in this years playoffs.
Three weeks later, 32 teams remain. Many deserving Oakland County teams’ season came to a end early, while five surviving teams are continuing the quest to become a state champ. Continue reading