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Wolves stampede Colts

Senior running back Evan Montgomery looked back as Troy defensive linemen closed in at the seven yardline in Colts territory. They brought Montgomery down three yards short after an 87-yard run down the middle of the field....more >>
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Off-season success

Nick Vandermeer took his wrestling skills on the road during the summer. The Clarkston High School junior joined Team Michigan as they battle in the Junior Olympics in New Orleans....more >>
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Tanielian leads the pack

The rough terrain was filled with runners but it was the Wolves succeeding at the Chesaning Invitational. The Clarkston High School Boys Cross Country team took first place at the meet last Thursday....more >>

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Kickers host Youth Night, Thursday

Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer team fell to Stoney Creek, 2-0, in their OAA Red match-up last Thursday. "The first half was back and forth and the boys were playing well," said Coach Chuck Lawhorn....more >>
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Born August 28th
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.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
1952: Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
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