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Hungry like the Wolf

With the first-round defeat of Lake Orion, the Wolves will take on Walled Lake Central in the second round of the MHSAA district playoffs. Clarkston made short work of first-round opponents Pontiac, 40-12, last Friday....more >>
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Strong to the end

The Wolves from the Clarkston JV Football team celebrated after their game at Lake Orion High School, Oct. 20. They had finished the season as OAA Red league champions after beating the Dragons in their last game for the season, 28-21....more >>

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Lady Wolves set to block Grand Blanc at districts

Sophomore Brianna Frakes jumped up and blocked Holly's hit and sent it back over the net unreturnable. With one more point scored when the Lady Bronchos hit the ball four times, Clarkston won the first round of the MHSAA District playoffs on Monday, 3-0....more >>

Runners cut time to place at state finals

Runners are heading to state finals after successful races at the MHSAA Regionals last Saturday at Goodells Park. Clarkston Boys Cross Country team finished in second place with 96 points, earning a spot at finals....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.