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Wolves show Highlanders the low road in season opener

The atmosphere was charged as the Wolves' defense line got into position at the line of scrimmage last Friday night. Rochester Adams went through the motions trying to close in on Clarkston's endzone and Clarkston's linebacker Chris Calvano took action....more >>
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Tourney champions

Spikers fought through adversity to win their first tournament of the season on Aug. 26 at the Marysville Invitational. The Clarkston High School Girls Varsity Volleyball team beat Port Huron in the finals to take home the honor by winning both sets, 25-18 and 25-13....more >>

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Clarkston crush Lake Orion foe

Kickers added three more games to the win column after last week. "They were good," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Chuck Lawhorn. "It was tough for us, especially on Friday....more >>

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Spikers rule the court

The Lady Wolves have already pulled out their aces for the beginning of the season with huge wins. They opened the season at the Fenton Quad on Aug. 23 and beat three teams - Brighton, 25-15 in two games, Davison, 25-16 and 25-19, and Fenton, 25-13 and 25-17....more >>
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Born September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
0: The town of Boston is founded by John Winthrop as an extension of the colony at Salem. It is named after the town of the same name in Lincolnshire, England.
1787: The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia approves the constitution for the United States of America.
1796: President George Washington delivers his Farewell Address to Congress before concluding his second term in office.When George Washington announced that he would retire from office he set the stage for the nation's first two party presidential campaign.
1862: The Battle of Antietam in Maryland, the bloodiest day in U.S. history, commences. Fighting in the corn field, Bloody Lane and Burnside's Bridge rages all day as the Union and Confederate armies suffer a combined 26,293 casualties. New York Tribune reporter George Smalley scooped the world with his vivid account of the Battle of Antietam.
1868: The Battle of Beecher's Island begins, in which Major George Sandy Forsyth and 50 volunteers hold off 500 Sioux and Cheyenne in eastern Colorado.