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Back on track with win

Cagers were back on track after posting their first loss in the season to Detroit Community on Jan. 17. They followed the 46-37 loss at home with a win on the road against Southfield last Friday, 64-48....more >>
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Excelling on court, in classroom

Senior Megan Hastings boosted her Clarkston Lady Wolves Varsity Basketball team last Thursday, adding 16 points to the score in the win against North Farmington, 58-42. "She is not the tallest, fastest or most athletic kid on the floor but she uses her strengths of mental toughness and knowledge of the game to excel," said mom, Kaye....more >>
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Lady Wolves still undefeated with win

Junior Delaney Kenny was ready to get back on the basketball court after sitting out a few games with a concussion. Within the first few minutes in the 58-42 win over North Farmington last Thursday she scored four points....more >>

Win on ice

Icers took care of an OAA Red league foe last week, beating Oxford at their home turf, 10-4. Senior Gabe Comos opened the game with the Clarkston Boys Varsity Hockey team's first goal....more >>


No gutters here

The Clarkston Girls Bowling team took second place at the Oakland County Bowling Tournament on Saturday. They lost a close game to Lake Orion, 379-373. On the road to the finals they beat Walled Lake Central, Oxford and Farmington Hills Mercy....more >>

Staying strong

The Wolves continued to rule the snowy hill at Pine Knob as they remained undefeated after racing against Andover and Rochester last Thursday. During the Giant Slalom, they beat Andover, 13-23, and Rochester, 10-38....more >>
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Born October 7th
1885: Nils Bohr, physicist whose model of atomic structure helped establish quantum theory.
1900: Heinrich Himmler, Nazi leader.
1907: Helen MacInnes, writer.
1931: Desmond Tutu, South African religious leader.
1934: Leroi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka), playwright.
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in history
1870: French Minister of the Interior Leon Gambetta escapes besieged Paris by balloon, reaching the French provisional government in Tours.
1913: In attempting to find ways to lower the cost of the automobile and make it more affordable to ordinary Americans, Henry Ford took note of the work of efficiency experts like Frederick Taylor, the father of scientific management. The result was the assembly line that reduced the time it took to manufacture a car, from 12 hours to 93 minutes. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.
1949: Iva Toguri D'Aquino, better known as Tokyo Rose, is sentenced to 10 years in prison for treason. American-Born Axis Sally.
1957: A fire in the Windscale plutonium production reactor (later called Sellafield) north of Liverpool, England, spreads radioactive iodine and polonium through the countryside and into the Irish Sea. Livestock in the immediate area were destroyed, along with 500,000 gallons of milk. At least 30, and possibly as many as 1,000, cancer deaths were subsequently linked to the accident.
1985: Four Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) hijackers seize the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and demand the release of 50 Palestinians held by Israel.