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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 October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1847: Maria Mitchell, American astronomer, discovers a comet and is elected the same day to the American Academy of Arts---the first woman to be so honored. The King of Denmark awarded her a gold medal for her discovery.
1856: The first installment of Gustav Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary appears in the Revue de Paris after the publisher refuses to print a passage in which the character Emma has a tryst in the back seat of a carriage.
1864: The Condor, a British blockade-runner, is grounded near Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, had served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.
1878: General Lew Wallace is sworn in as governor of New Mexico Territory. He went on to deal with the Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid and write Ben-Hur. His Civil War heroics earned him the moniker Savior of Cincinnati.
1890: Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.