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Wolves ready to keep Highlanders low in home opener

It's time for the Wolves' gridiron gang to get back to work - beginning with their season opener against Rochester Adams. "It's going to be a tough one," said Wolves Football Head Coach Kurt Richardson....more >>
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Tough line to crack

Throughout the off season the Clarkston Wolves have proven themselves on and off the field. Doing much of the work on the field, and getting none of the glory are the offensive linemen....more >>

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Wolves sink three wins in soccer tournament

Clarkston High School kickers started their season undefeated during the weekend. They came back from the Traverse City Invitational winning all three of their games - TC Central, 2-0, Petoskey, 3-0, and Traverse City West, 2-1....more >>
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Goal reached!

The Clarkston Football program gathered 4,600 pounds of food for Lighthouse Emergency Services. They accomplished their goal within a few hours during their 13th Annual Rush for Food....more >>

Dragons fired up about 2010 football season

Chris Bell knows his Lake Orion Dragons came up one step short of an Oakland Activities Association Red Division title a year ago. But Bell, the veteran head coach, is hoping that year of experience gives his youthful team longer legs they can use to get over the hump in 2010....more >>

Boys' tennis coach optimistic about 'rebuilding' season

Looking to build off last year's 7-2 momentum, boys' tennis Coach Eric Bracciano says he and his team are setting up for a good season. "We graduated seven or eight guys last year, which is a large portion of the team....more >>
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Born August 21st
1904: William Count Basie, American band leader and composer.
1936: Wilt Chamberlin, four-time MVP for the National Basketball Association and only player to score 100 points in a professional basketball game.
1938: Kenny Rogers, country singer.
August 21st
in history
1808: Napoleon Bonaparte's General Junot is defeated by Wellington at the first Battle of the Peninsular War at Vimiero, Portugal.
1831: Nat Turner leads a slave revolt in Southampton County, Virginia that kills close to 60 whites.
1858: The first of a series of debates begins between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas. Douglas goes on to win the Senate seat in November, but Lincoln gains national visibility for the first time.
1863: Confederate raiders under William Quantrill strike Lawrence, Kansas, leaving 150 civilians dead.
1864: Confederate General A.P. Hill attacks Union troops south of Petersburg, Va., at the Weldon railroad. His attack is repulsed, resulting in heavy Confederate casualties.