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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 21st
1772: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet (The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan).
1833: Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes.
1917: Dizzy Gillespie, jazz trumpeter.
1929: Ursula K. Le Guin, science fiction writer (The Left Hand of Darkness).
October 21st
in history
1790: The Tricolor is chosen as the official flag of France.
1805: Vice Admiral and Viscount Horatio Nelson wins his greatest victory over a Franco-Spanish fleet in the Battle of Trafalgar, fought off Cape Trafalgar, Spain. Nelson is fatally wounded in the battle, but lives long enough to see victory. Nelson and the Nile.
1837: Under a flag of truce during peace talks, U.S. troops siege the Indian Seminole Chief Osceola in Florida.
1861: The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Va. begins, a disastrous Union defeat which sparks Congressional investigations.
1867: Many leaders of the Kiowa, Comanche and Kiowa-Apache sign a peace treaty at Medicine Lodge, Kan. Comanche Chief Quanah Parker refused to accept the treaty terms. Used by most American Indians, bows and arrows made their mark on the frontier even when guns were around, and arrowhead wounds kept army surgeons plenty busy.