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Playing for mom

Every gridiron gang member and coach knows how important Saturday's Football for a Cure is for everyone touched by cancer. Especially Justin Baetz - senior inside linebacker. Last August he put on the light blue jersey for the game and played for his mom - Patty, who at the time was battling her own fight with cancer....more >>
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Hitter overcomes injuries, signs up for college ball

Corey Ploss is packing his baseball equipment and heading south at the end of August. He recently signed his national letter of intent to play for Tiffin University in Ohio. Playing collegiate ball was a goal for the Clarkston High School 2010 grad but an injury during his junior football season slowed him down....more >>
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Fooooore!

Golfers grabbed their clubs and hit the green at Pine Knob Golf Course for the 10th Annual Clarkston Football Family and Friends Golf Outing, Aug. 6. They enjoyed door prizes, golf contests, awards and dinner....more >>

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Wolves 'Rush' to help the hungry

Time to hit the grocery stores and pack the pantries for the 13th Annual Rush for Food, scheduled for Friday, August 20. The annual event brings together the entire Clarkston Football Program as the Freshman, JV and Varsity team members go to local neighborhoods and collect non-perishable food for Lighthouse Emergency Services, Clarkston....more >>

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Climbing to the top

Rachel Vieira and Alex Favazza, of Clarkston, knew it would be a tough fight for their team Finesse Fastpitch 12U at the PONY National Tournament in Cary, North Carolina in July. One loss had put the team into the loser's bracket and another loss would finish the season....more >>

RUSH races this weekend

Team RUSH of Clarkston High School will put their handmade boats to the test, Saturday morning, Aug. 14, at Deer Lake. The robotics students spent weeks designing and building the cardboard boats, as well as developing a business plan for sponsorships....more >>
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Born October 21st
1772: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet (The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan).
1833: Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes.
1917: Dizzy Gillespie, jazz trumpeter.
1929: Ursula K. Le Guin, science fiction writer (The Left Hand of Darkness).
October 21st
in history
1917: The first U.S. troops enter the front lines at Sommervillier under French command. World War I propagandist George Creel.
1939: As war heats up with Germany, the British war cabinet holds its first meeting in the underground war room in London.
1940: Ernest Hemingway's novel For Whom the Bell Tolls is published.
1942: Eight American and British officers land from a submarine on an Algerian beach to take measure of Vichy French to the Operation Torch landings.Sub-Task Force Goalpost in the crucible of Operation Torch.
1950: North Korean Premier Kim Il-Sung establishes a new capital at Sinuiju on the Yalu River opposite the Chinese City of Antung.Retreating and advancing in a single day.