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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 August 31st
1907: Wiliam Shawn, longtime editor of The New Yorker.
1908: Wiliam Saroyan, author and playwright (The Human Comedy).
1918: Alan Jay Lerner, playwright and lyricist (Brigadoon, Camelot).
1918: Daniel Schorr, journalist.
1935: Eldridge Cleaver, political activist and author of Soul on Fire.
August 31st
in history
1928: Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera opens in Berlin.
1940: Joseph Avenol steps down as Secretary-General of the League of Nations.
1942: The British army under General Bernard Law Montgomery defeats Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps in the Battle of Alam Halfa in Egypt.
1944: The British Eighth Army penetrates the German Gothic Line in Italy.
1949: Six of the 16 surviving Union veterans of the Civil War attend the last-ever encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Indianapolis, Indiana.