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Taking charge out of Lathrup

Fans in blue and gold erupted with cheers during the fourth quarter as the Wolves posted more points on the board against visiting Southfield-Lathrup. Clarkston ended the OAA Red battle with their tenth win in the season with a 71-53 victory....more >>
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Taking over the lanes

The pins fall back as the bowling ball strikes them and the Clarkston Boys Varsity Bowling team celebrates with the teammate who made it happen. The Wolves have been working hard after school at Cherry Hill Lanes North on their techniques and their skills to get to their 5-1 record....more >>
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Calvano aids in victories in tournament

Grapplers head into their last week of the regular season after posting wins and losses last week. They ended the week with four wins and one loss at the annual Macomb-Oakland Duals at Waterford Kettering on Saturday....more >>

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Rivalry heats up

The battle for the OAA Red league title against Lake Orion ended in defeat on Saturday night. The Wolves lost 2-1 in an overtime battle with their cross town rivals in front of a packed house at Detroit Skating Club....more >>

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Remaining undefeated

The Lady Wolves held onto their undefeated record by outscoring Pontiac in the second half of their home game last Friday. With the 55-46 win, the girls are now 13-0 overall. Clarkston closed the first half of the game six points behind the Lady Phoenix....more >>
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Making a big splash in tri-meet

The Wolves picked up two victories last week. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Swim team won all 12 events in a tri-meet they held at the high school on Jan. 26. They beat Berkley High School, 142-44 and Southfield, 149-29....more >>
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Born September 4th
1905: Mary Renault (Mary Challans), author who wrote about her wartime experiences in The Last of the Wine and The King Must Die.
1908: Richard Wright, novelist best known for Native Son.
1918: Paul Harvy, radio commentator.
1920: Craig Claiborne, food critic and cookbook author.
1920: Maggie Higgins, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize (1951) for international reporting, for her work in Korean war zones.
September 4th
in history
1886: Elusive Apache leader Geronimo surrenders to General Nelson A. Miles at Skeleton Canyon, Ariz. Bows and arrows made their mark on the frontier even when guns were around, and arrowhead wounds kept army surgeons plenty busy.
1893: Beatrix Potter sends a note to her governess' son with the first drawing of Peter Rabbit, Cottontail and others. The Tale of Petter Rabbit is published eight years later.
1915: The U.S. military places Haiti under martial law to quell a rebellion in its capital Port-au-Prince.
1941: German submarine U-652 fires at the U.S. destroyer Greer off Iceland, beginning an undeclared shooting war.As their escorts turned away, the ships of the doomed Allied convoy, PQ-17, followed orders and began to disperse in the Arctic waters.
1942: Soviet planes bomb Budapest in the war's first air raid on the Hungarian capital. Soviet bombers raided the capital of Germany in mid-1941 but caused little damage--and left little warning of the terrible retribution to come later.