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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 >>


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 >>


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 October 4th
1861: Frederic Remington, Western painter and sculptor.
1862: Edward Stratemeyer, author, creator of the Hardy Boys, Rover Boys, Nancy Drew and the Bobbsey Twins.
1879: Edward Murray East, botanist whose research led to the development of hybrid corn.
1884: Damon Runyon, journalist and short story writer.
1895: Buster (Joseph F.) Keaton, star of silent film comedies including Sherlock, Jr. and The General.
October 4th
in history
1914: The first German Zeppelin raids London. The J.V. Martin Kitten failed at intercepting Zeppelins.
1957: Sputnik 1, the first man-made satellite, is launched, beginning the space race. The satellite, built by Valentin Glushko, weighed 184 pounds and was launched by a converted Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). Sputnik orbited the earth every 96 minutes at a maximum height of 584 miles. In 1958, it reentered the earth's atmosphere and burned up. Just nine months after President John F. Kennedy called for the U.S. to put a man on the moon before 1970, Mercury astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth.
1968: Cambodia admits that the Viet Cong use their country for sanctuary. As America's involvement in Indochina came to an end in the spring of 1975, the Khmer Rouge closed in on Phnom Penh for the kill.
1972: Judge John Sirca imposes a gag order on the Watergate break-in case.
1976: In Gregg v. Georgia, the U.S. Supreme Court lifts the ban on the death sentence in murder cases. This restores the legality of capital punishment, which had not been practiced since 1967. The first execution following this ruling was Gary Gilmore in 1977.