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Girls Bowling

The girls varsity bowling team finished as MHSAA Regional Champions on Friday. They scored 3,520 to take first place, 16 ahead of second place Lakeland. Individual qualifiers for states are Stephanie Lavely, in second place;Erika Nowak, in fifth; and Alice Meyer in ninth....more >>

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Boys Ski

The Boys Varsity Ski team brought home a souvenir from the state meet in Marquette on Monday - a runner up trophy. The boys finished with 81 points for second place. Traverse City Central won the championship with 62 points....more >>

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Wolfpack Update

For Saturday, March

Congratulations to the Lady Wolves! They beat Grand Blanc to take the district championship, 42-40....more >>
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Two more foes down

Coming off of a slow second quarter and North Farmington's stalling techniques the Wolves fought back to win their eighth consecutive win. Clarkston continued to climb on the boards adding 18 more points until the final buzzer ended the game with a win 37-22....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Powerful finish at meet

Ashleigh Allen swam her way to first place in January. The fifth-grader from Independence Elementary finished in 1:17.42 in the 100-yard breaststroke for the finish during the Mid-States 14 and Under All Star Championships at Indiana University against the top swimmers in the nation....more >>

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Overtime loss ends Wolves' senior night celebration

Every varsity hockey senior wants to make the most of their limited time left on the ice, but after last Wednesday's performance against the Waterford Mott Corsairs, Clarkston players were disappointed....more >>

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Grapplers ready to dominate state finals this week

Six grapplers are counting down the hours until they step onto the mats at the Palace of Auburn Hills for the MHSAA Individual State Finals this week. Sophomore Nick Vandermeer (135) will lead the pack wrestling, in the second bout in the starting weight class, going against Riley Hanson from Detroit Catholic Central....more >>

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Girls Basketball

Lady Cagers finished their regular season with two wins last week. They beat Lake Orion rivals on Friday night, 46-34. Their final 15 points in the last quarter sealed the Lady Dragons fate and gave the hosts their 11th loss in the OAA Red....more >>
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Born September 3rd
1875: Ferdinand Porsche, automotive engineer, designer of the Volkswagen in 1934 and the Porsche sports car in 1950.
1894: Richard Niebuhr, theologian.
1907: Carl Anderson, physicist and 1936 Nobel prize winner for his discovery of the positron.
1914: Dixie Lee Ray, Chair of the Atomic Energy Commission who received the U.N. Peace Prize in 1977.
1927: Hugh Sidey, news correspondent and author of John F. Kennedy, President.
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1939: The British passenger ship Athenia is sunk by a German submarine in the Atlantic, with 30 Americans among those killed. American Secretary of State Cordell Hull warns Americans to avoid travel to Europe unless absolutely necessary.Captain Johnnie Walker was the Royal Navy's most effective weapon against the German U-boat menace.
1943: British troops invade Italy, landing at Calabria.The Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat Team fought bravely in eight major campaigns.
1944: The U.S. Seventh Army captures Lyons, France.
1945: General Tomoyuki Yamashita, the Japanese commander of the Philippines, surrenders to Lieutenant General Jonathan Wainwright at Baguio.
1967: Lieutenant General Ngyuen Van Thieu is elected president of South Vietnam.While the military is responsible for fighting a war, its civilian superiors not only wage war but also determine how it will be fought.