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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 October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1938: The Fair Labor Standards Act becomes law, establishing the 40-hour work week.
1944: The aircraft carrier USS Princeton is sunk by a single Japanese plane during the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
1945: The United Nations comes into existence with the ratification of its charter by the first 29 nations.
1945: Vidkun Quisling, Norway's wartime minister president, is executed by firing squad for collaboration with the Nazis.
1952: Presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower announces that if elected, he will go to Korea. In 1950, as U.S. Marines tried to fight their way out of a Chinese trap, Korea suffered its worst winter of the century. The men who struggled there suffered accordingly.