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Wolves fall at districts

The gridiron gang gathered as the seniors hugged their coaches and teammates before leaving the field for the last time. Clarkston's last home game for the season ended with a loss to Walled Lake Central 45-26 for the MHSAA District crown....more >>

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Big season finish

The varsity runners finished in 14th place at the MHSAA Division 1 State Finals on Saturday at Michigan Internationals Speedway. Junior Sam Tanielian finished in 12th place, with a time of 15:54....more >>
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Boys, girls cross country finish in state top 20

Senior Natalie Smith and junior Sam Tanielian led their teams to finish in the top 20 in the state on Saturday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway. The Boys Varsity Cross Country finished in 14th place at the MHSAA Division 1 State Finals while the girls team took 16th place....more >>
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Queens of the district court

Spikers claimed their fifth consecutive MHSAA District title after beating Fenton last Thursday, 3-1. The Lady Tigers opened the night with a tight 26-24 win in the first game and Clarkston answered with winning the next three 25-19, 25-16, 25-19....more >>
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Born August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
1932: Nazi leader Hermann Goering is elected president of the Reichstag.
1944: Ploesti, the center of the Rumanian oil industry, falls to Soviet troops.
1957: In an effort to stall the Civil Rights Act of 1957 from passing, Senator Strom Thurmond (D-S.C.) filibusters for over 24 hours. The bill passed, but Thurmond's filibuster becomes the longest in Senate history.
1961: President John F. Kennedy appoints General Lucius D. Clay as his personal representative in Berlin.
1983: Lieutenant Colonel Guion S. Bluford, Jr., becomes the first African-American astronaut to travel in space.