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Dominate Lakers, 34-7

The crowd cheered and screamed as senior running back Joey Goss made the first touchdown of the game against West Bloomfield last Thursday night. It spiraled into success for the team as the Wolves' won their first OAA Red match-up, 34-7....more >>
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Bright light on field

Junior Conor Bright lend a boost to his team scoring five goals in the first three soccer games of the fall season. During the Clarkston High School Boys Varsity Soccer game against Traverse City Central in the Traverse City Invite, Aug....more >>
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Kieft, Jones lead kickers in OAA Red victory

The fight the Wolves had during their first half against Rochester Adams on Thursday led them to a win against the OAA Red foes. After a scoreless first half and the opponents up by one point, Clarkston came back for a 2-1 win....more >>
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Clarkston leaves Highlanders in wake

The Lady Wolves won their meet against Rochester Adams last Thursday, 94-92. The Clarkston High School Girls Varsity team finished in first place in eight of the 12 events. Megan Stelpflug and Sami Stelpflug helped two relay teams with their finishes....more >>

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Bounce back for win

Spikers left the Flushing Quad with three wins. They opened beating North Branch, 25-10 and 25-19. "It was a big win," said Clarkston Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach Kelly Avenall....more >>
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Born August 28th
1828: Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist (War and Peace, Anna Karenina).
1882: Belle Benchley, the first female zoo director in the world, who directed the Zoological Gardens of San Diego.
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
August 28th
in history
0: Indian chief King Philip, also known as Metacom, is killed by English soldiers, ending the war between Indians and colonists.
1862: Mistakenly believing the Confederate Army to be in retreat, Union General John Pope attacks, beginning the Battle of Groveten. Both sides sustain heavy casualties.
1914: Three German cruisers are sunk by ships of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, the first major naval battle of World War I.
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph