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Wolves begin season with reign on the lanes

The girls varsity bowlers kept their aim on target and began the season taking out two opponents. They beat Troy for their opening match in the season, 22-10, on Dec. 8. "The girls started strong," said Coach Rodney Pierson....more >>

Sports thrillers in 2009

While Wolves take a break for the holidays - The Clarkston News looks back at the past year this week and wrap the highlights next week. Join us Wolves fans as we take a trip back into a year that was....more >>

Dragons win with buzzer-beating goal

With 3.3 seconds left in Icers' Dec. 19 game against non-conference foe, Waterford Mott, Junior Captain Danny Blascak found the back of the Mott net with a wrist shot from the point....more >>

Wrestlers give up county crown

By Mike Musary Special to The Review Grapplers finished in fifth out of 46 teams in the Oakland County Championships (OCC). "Our boys fought hard all weekend. The county meet is grueling, not only because of the level of competition, but because of the length....more >>

Hoopsters suffer another loss

The Wildcat Varsity Basketball team is looking forward to Christmas break after another loss dropped their record to 1-4. This time, no last second bucket was needed as Rochester Hills Stoney Creek beat the Wildcats 63-55 on Tuesday, Dec....more >>
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Born September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1862: The Battle of Antietam in Maryland, the bloodiest day in U.S. history, commences. Fighting in the corn field, Bloody Lane and Burnside's Bridge rages all day as the Union and Confederate armies suffer a combined 26,293 casualties. New York Tribune reporter George Smalley scooped the world with his vivid account of the Battle of Antietam.
1868: The Battle of Beecher's Island begins, in which Major George Sandy Forsyth and 50 volunteers hold off 500 Sioux and Cheyenne in eastern Colorado.
1902: U.S. troops are sent to Panama to keep train lines open over the isthmus as Panamanian nationals struggle for independence from Colombia.
1903: Turks destroy the town of Kastoria in Bulgaria, killing 10,000 civilians.
1917: The German Army recaptures the Russian Port of Riga from Russian forces.