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One to go for playoffs

One win to go to clinch a playoff spot, with two games left to do it. The gridiron heroes know they will have to give it everything they have if they want their game clincher for the MHSAA Districts to be against Oxford....more >>
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Double attack

Seniors Zach Finn and Alex Richards ruled the doubles team portion of the OAA White Championship for tennis on Sept. 27. Competing in Doubles #1 court, they took first place for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis team, beating Lake Orion, Lahser and Rochester....more >>

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Defense key against Cavs

Kickers prepare for their first round of districts with their last games of the season this week. They start with Holly on Wednesday and continue with Lahser the next day. "They are definitely games we can play at a high level in," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Chuck Lawhorn....more >>

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Season ends at regionals

The trip to MHSAA Regionals was unsuccessful for the Wolves and they closed their season last Thursday. Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis team scored three points and finished in seventh place....more >>

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Equestrians place at districts

Riders finished their season in second at the district meet. "The performances were great," said Coach Tim Pobuda. "The team had worked hard all summer. They had great support from their families and equestrian team supporter at the meets....more >>
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Born August 2nd
1865: Irving Babbitt, scholar and founder of the modern humanistic movement.
1924: James Baldwin, writer whose works include Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son.
1932: Peter O'Toole, Irish actor.
1942: Isabel Allende, author of The House of the Spirits.
1949: James Fallows, writer and editor of U.S. News and World Report.
August 2nd
in history
1776: The Continental Congress, having decided unanimously to make the Declaration of Independence, affixes the signatures of the other delegates to the document.
1802: Napoleon Bonaparte is proclaimed Consul for Life by the French Senate after a plebiscite from the French people.
1819: The first parachute jump from a balloon is made by Charles Guille in New York City.
1832: Troops under General Henry Atkinson massacre Sauk Indian men, women and children who are followers of Black Hawk at the Bad Axe River in Wisconsin. Black Hawk himself finally surrenders three weeks later, bringing the Black Hawk War to an end.
1847: William A. Leidesdorff launches the first steam boat in San Francisco Bay.