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Learn and have fun on the court

Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Dan Fife, his coaching staff, and players teach all they know at the 30th Annual McGrath League. The Saturday league is open to boys in 3rd to 8th grade and will run for 11 weeks beginning Dec....more >>
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Season ends with 56-6 record

Spikers made Clarkston history by advancing to the MHSAA Volleyball semifinals last week by beating Canton in a close 3-2 game in the Quarterfinals. In their showdown against Lake Orion to secure one of the last two spots for the finals, the Lady Wolves lost 3-1....more >>
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Roberts recognized

Josilyn Roberts smiled as she accepted the Annual Sportsmanship Award from the Michigan Hunter Jumper Association on Nov. 12. "It was a huge honor," she said. "I remember every year they gave it out I really looked up to that person....more >>
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Lightfoot heading east for college

Ever since libero Maddie Lightfoot could hit a volleyball she has been playing in the backyard with her mom, Kristie. The game was in her blood and Kristie was able help Maddie along the way since she was a Class A State Champion in 1984 for Flint Kearsley....more >>

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Sports in a Flash

Swimmers finished the season in tenth place at the MHSAA State Finals at Eastern Michigan University, Nov. 18-19. Sophomore Sami Stelpflug led the team taking second place in two of her individual events, finishing at the time of 2:04....more >>
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Born October 22nd
1882: N.C. Wyeth, painter famous for his illustrations of Treasure Island and Robin Hood.
1887: John Reed, American journalist, poet and revolutionary, (Ten Days That Shook the World).
1903: George Beadle, American geneticist.
1919: Doris Lessing, novelist (Children of Violence, The Golden Notebook).
1920: Timothy Leary, American psychologist who experimented with psychedelic drugs.
October 22nd
in history
1797: The first successful parachute descent is made by Andre-Jacqes Garnerin, who jumps from a balloon at some 2,200 feet over Paris.
1824: The Tennessee Legislature adjourns ending Davy Crockett's state political career. Crockett died at the legendary siege of the Alamo in 1836.
1836: Sam Houston sworn in as the first president of the Republic of Texas. In March 1843, 176 members of an unauthorized army of Texans captured in Mexico drew beans from a jar to determine which 17 among them would die for their alleged crimes.
1859: Spain declares war on the Moors in Morocco.
1862: Union troops push 5,000 confederates out of Maysbille, Ark., at the Second Battle of Pea Ridge. Cherokee Stand Watie exhibited bravery and leadership while fighting for two lost causes.