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Coach made a difference

A special token is on the football helmets for sixth-grade players at Everest Academy. Placed on each helmet is a sticker with the initials "JU" in honor of their coach Jim Urban, who passed away suddenly at the beginning of his fourth year coaching football, Aug....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Acing the court

Senior Angela Niezgoda is counting on her experience and leadership to help her teammates make it to Battle Creek for the MHSAA Volleyball State Finals. "I think confidence is really key for us," she said, reflecting back to the Clarkston High School Girls Varsity Volleyball team's trip to quarterfinals last year....more >>
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High hopes for last road game

With two games to go until the Wolves secure a berth in postseason playoffs, they're looking to knock off Royal Oak this Friday. The Ravens are 0-5 in OAA Red and 1-5 overall, including two shutouts, but the boys and coaches aren't taking it lightly....more >>
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Runners on top as head to county race

Senior Natalie Smith kept her pace through the wet and muddy terrain of Dehlia Park during the Hanson Invite on Saturday. She finished in first and along with her teammates, won the varsity race for the Clarkston High School Girls Cross Country team....more >>

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Confidence on the field

Kickers have a key characteristic as they go into a busy week they have confidence. After last week's win-loss split between their games against Rochester and Rochester Adams, they are looking ahead to tough games against Brother Rice and Lapeer East as they get ready for MHSAA District playoffs a few weeks away....more >>
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Born March 31st
1732: Franz Joseph Haydn, Austrian composer.
1809: Edward Fitzgerald, American writer.
1809: Nikolai V. Gogol, Russian writer (The Inspector General, Dead Souls).
1811: Robert Wilhelm Bunsen, chemist, inventor of the Bunsen burner.
1854: Sir Dugald Clerk, inventor of the two-stroke motorcycle engine.
March 31st
in history
1949: Winston Churchill declares that the A-bomb was the only thing that kept the Soviet Union from taking over Europe.
1954: The siege of Dien Bien Phu, the last French outpost in Vietnam, begins after the Viet Minh realize it cannot be taken by direct assault.
1960: The South African government declares a state of emergency after demonstrations lead to the deaths of more than 50 Africans.
1966: An estimated 200,000 anti-war demonstrators march in New York City.
1967: President Lyndon Johnson signs the Consular Treaty, the first bi-lateral pact with the Soviet Union since the Bolshevik Revolution.