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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 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1864: The Condor, a British blockade-runner, is grounded near Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, had served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.
1878: General Lew Wallace is sworn in as governor of New Mexico Territory. He went on to deal with the Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid and write Ben-Hur. His Civil War heroics earned him the moniker Savior of Cincinnati.
1890: Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.
1908: The Ford Model T, the first car for millions of Americans, hits the market. Over 15 million Model Ts are eventually sold, all of them black. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.
1942: The German Army grinds to a complete halt within the city of Stalingrad. Winter tempest in Stalingrad.