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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 28th
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
1952: Rita Dove, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
August 28th
in history
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph
1944: German forces in Toulon and Marseilles, France, surrender to the Allies.
1945: Chinese communist leader Mao Tse-Tung arrives in Chunking to confer with Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-Shek in a futile effort to avert civil war.
1963: One of the largest demonstrations in the history of the United States, the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, takes place and reaches its climax at the base of the Lincoln Memorial when Dr. Martin Luther King delivers his I have a dream speech.