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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 >>

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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 30th
1751: Richard Sheridan, playwright (The Rivals, The School for Scandal).
1839: Alfred Sisley, landscape painter.
1857: Gertrude Atherton, novelist.
1871: Paul Valery, poet and essayist.
1882: William F. Bull Halsey, Jr., American admiral who played an instrumental role in the defeat of Japan during World War II. The Japanese surrender was signed on his flagship, the USS Missouri.
October 30th
in history
1918: Turkey signs an armistice with the Allies, agreeing to end hostilities at noon, October 31.
1922: Mussolini sends his black shirts into Rome. The Fascist takeover is almost without bloodshed. The next day, Mussolini is made prime minister. Mussolini centralized all power in himself as leader of the Fascist party and attempted to create an Italian empire, ultimately in alliance with Hitler's Germany.
1925: Scotsman John L. Baird performs first TV broadcast of moving objects.
1938: H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds is broadcast over the radio by Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre. Many panic believing it is an actual newscast about a Martian invasion.
1941: The U.S. destroyer Reuben James, on convoy duty off Iceland, is sunk by a German U-boat with the loss of 96 Americans. Captain Johnnie Walker was the Royal Navy's most effective weapon against the German U-boat menace.