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Dragons next on menu

It is down to Week 9 for Clarkston's gridiron gang as they host rivals Lake Orion this Friday and one win away from a playoff spot. "Win or go home," stated Tony Miller, defensive coordinator for the Clarkston Wolves Boys Varsity Football team....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Goss leads the pack

Joey Goss caught Oxford's kickoff and booked it running past incoming defense players and edging into the empty field. The senior running back finished in the end zone after his 90-yard run, scoring Clarkston's final touchdown and his second for the game in their loss last Friday, 42-35....more >>

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Wolves open with shut out

Kickers put away their first win of the MHSAA District playoffs on Monday night, defeating Flint Carman Ainsworth, 8-0. "Our boys played really well," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Chuck Lawhorn....more >>

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Lightfoot digs Lady Wolves to wins

Spikers head into their last matches this week as they prepare for playoffs beginning Oct. 31. Part of the preparation started last Saturday as the Clarkston Girls Varsity Volleyball team went 5-1 at the Beasts of the East tournament in Warren....more >>

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Smith leads pack to second place

The Lady Wolves finished in second place at the Father Gabriel Richard Cross Country Invitational on Saturday. Senior Natalie Smith led the team with a second place finish, 19:22. Kaitlin Catania finished in sixth; Kylie Knavish, 15th; Sage Beauregard, 15th; Erin Billette, 23rd; Lynsie Gram, 24th; and Molly Jeffers, 54th....more >>
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Born September 1st
1795: James Gordon Bennet, editor of the New York Sun, the first tabloid-sized daily newspaper.
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist who created Tarzan, the Ape Man.
1907: Walter Reuther, labor leader who merged the American Federation of Labor with the Congress of International Organizations.
1923: Rocky Marciano, world heavyweight boxing champion who retired undefeated.
1939: Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
September 1st
in history
1836: Protestant missionary Dr. Marcus Whitman leads a party to Oregon. His wife, Narcissa, is one of the first white women to travel the Oregon Trail. The Oregon Trail emigrants who chose to follow Stephen Meek thought his shortcut would save weeks of hard travel. Instead, it brought them even greater misery.
1864: Confederate forces under General John Bell Hood evacuate Atlanta in anticipation of the arrival of Union General William T. Sherman's troops. The Federal officer who sent his men naked against the enemy was Colonel James P. Brownlow of the 1st (Union) Tennessee Cavalry.
1870: The Prussian army crushes the French at Sedan, the last battle of the Franco-Prussian War.
1876: The Ottomans inflict a decisive defeat on the Serbs at Aleksinac.
1882: The first Labor Day is observed in New York City by the Carpenters and Joiners Union.