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Clinic sets players for success

Molly McCaghy jumped up to the top of the net with her arms lifted up and her hands ready to block a hit. She joined 100 girls at the Clarkston Volleyball Clinic at Clarkston High School last week....more >>
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Bruderick solid as a rock on track and field

Adam Bruderick reflected back to the track in Rockford as the Wolves finished their spring season for track and field. The 3,200-meter and 1,600-meter relay teams qualified for the last round at the MHSAA State Finals on June 4, but didn't finish in the top eight....more >>

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Jorgensen feeds golf bug

Independence Township resident Richard Jorgensen, 80, has been playing golf since he was 11 years old and has spent 60 of those years playing at Glen Oaks Golf Course in Farmington Hills....more >>
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Clarkston raises $9,000

Ohana truly describes the Clarkston Lacrosse family. The word, from the Hawaiian culture, means family either blood-related, adoptive or intentional and emphasize family bound together....more >>

Wildcat golfers finish 10th at states

A stellar year for the varsity golf team was capped off with a 10th place finish at the division one state finals this past weekend at Katke-Cousins Course at Oakland University. The Wildcats shot a two day total of 636 in their first state final under varsity golf coach Terry Kelley....more >>
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Born August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
1932: Nazi leader Hermann Goering is elected president of the Reichstag.
1944: Ploesti, the center of the Rumanian oil industry, falls to Soviet troops.
1957: In an effort to stall the Civil Rights Act of 1957 from passing, Senator Strom Thurmond (D-S.C.) filibusters for over 24 hours. The bill passed, but Thurmond's filibuster becomes the longest in Senate history.
1961: President John F. Kennedy appoints General Lucius D. Clay as his personal representative in Berlin.
1983: Lieutenant Colonel Guion S. Bluford, Jr., becomes the first African-American astronaut to travel in space.