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Lady Wolves up rivals in opener

Lady Cagers had no problem putting the heat on their crosstown rivals Lake Orion in the second half last Friday to come out with a 53-17 win in their home opener. "Our defensive pressure gave Lake Orion some problems," said Tim Wasilk, head coach for Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball....more >>
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School and sports success

Senior Ethan Frick had left a lingering impression on one of his coach during the Clarkston Boys Varsity Football season. "Ethan was a pleasure to coach," said Tony Miller, Wolves' defensive coordinator....more >>
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Moscovic returns as head coach

A familiar face to Clarkston Wrestling is back in a new role as native Derek Moscovic takes over as head coach for the varsity team. One of his goals in his new role is to carry on the Clarkston tradition....more >>

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Ice success

The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team added put their first win on the boards on Dec. 1 with a 4-1 win over St. Clair Shores Unified. The Wolves satisfied that hunger against the Lakers, who were a state-ranked team for much of last season....more >>

Holiday movie at CHS

Clarkston High School is holding movie night on Wednesday Dec. 14 and is showing the movie "Elf," rated PG (PG). The movie begins 7:30 p.m. in the high school gym. Tickets are available at the door for $5 or students can buy pre sale tickets for $3 at the high school during all lunches....more >>
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Born October 2nd
1879: Wallace Stevens, poet.
1890: Julius Henry 'Groucho' Marx, comedian, one of the five Marx brothers (the others being Chico, Harpo, Zeppo and Gummo).
1900: William A. 'Bud' Abbot, comedian, the straight man to Lou Costello.
1901: Roy Campbell, poet (The Flaming Terrapin).
1904: Graham Greene, novelist (The Power and The Glory, The Heart of the Matter).
October 2nd
in history
1870: The papal states vote in favor of union with Italy. The capital is moved from Florence to Rome.
1871: Morman leader Brigham Young, 70, is arrested for polygamy. He was laterconvicted, but the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction. Disappointed Army officer Patrick Connor wanted to be back East fighting Rebels. Instead, he found himself in the bitter cold along icebound Bear Creek, near today's Utah-Idaho border.
1879: A dual alliance is formed between Austria and Germany, in which the two countries agree to come to the other's aid in the event of aggression.
1909: Orville Wright sets an altitude record, flying at 1,600 feet. This exceeded Hubert Latham's previous record of 508 feet. Aviation Pioneer Glenn Curtiss
1931: Aerial circus star Clyde Pangborn and playboy Hugh Herndon, Jr. set off to complete the first nonstop flight across the Pacific Ocean from Misawa City, Japan.