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New skills on the court

A few girls stood up and showed off their talents from gymnastics to telling jokes during their break at Dare to Dream Fundamental Basketball Camp last Thursday. After they went back to business and hit the basketball court for the last day of the annual camp....more >>
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Athletes of The Week

Wolves' top honorees

Megan Hastings and Matt Dellinger finished their high school career honored as Senior Athletes of the Year. Dellinger opened the year in the fall season filling in for multiple positions for the Clarkston Wolves Varsity Football team....more >>
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Swing away

Young hitters took to the fields last week for Baseball Camps with Clarkston High School Coach Phil Price. They focused on the fundamentals of the game including throwing, catching, fielding, base running and rules of the game....more >>
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Freshmen rally for outstanding season

The Clarkston Boys Freshman Golf team finished their season hitting a high big. They finished with an overall record 12-2 and took first place at the Clarkston Freshman Invitational and second place at the Saline Freshman Invitational....more >>
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Play ball!

Independence Township Parks and Recreation opened their youth baseball/softball season with an opening ceremony, June 2. All the teams took park in a parade at Clintonwood Park before they made their grand entrance on the field....more >>
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Hocker ranks 7th in state among HS golfers

Seven. That's the magic number for 2012 Oxford High School graduate and hot-shot golfer Nicholas Hocker. Of all high school golfers in the state of Michigan, Hocker ranks in the top seven....more >>

Track Camp coming in July

Ready to run and jump - the Track Camp is coming. The camp is open to kids entering fourth through ninth grade and is July 16-19 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Clarkston Girls Track & Field Head Coach John Yorke, his staff and varsity athletes will teach kids the fundamentals and enjoyment of track and field....more >>
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Born September 1st
1795: James Gordon Bennet, editor of the New York Sun, the first tabloid-sized daily newspaper.
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist who created Tarzan, the Ape Man.
1907: Walter Reuther, labor leader who merged the American Federation of Labor with the Congress of International Organizations.
1923: Rocky Marciano, world heavyweight boxing champion who retired undefeated.
1939: Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
September 1st
in history
1836: Protestant missionary Dr. Marcus Whitman leads a party to Oregon. His wife, Narcissa, is one of the first white women to travel the Oregon Trail. The Oregon Trail emigrants who chose to follow Stephen Meek thought his shortcut would save weeks of hard travel. Instead, it brought them even greater misery.
1864: Confederate forces under General John Bell Hood evacuate Atlanta in anticipation of the arrival of Union General William T. Sherman's troops. The Federal officer who sent his men naked against the enemy was Colonel James P. Brownlow of the 1st (Union) Tennessee Cavalry.
1870: The Prussian army crushes the French at Sedan, the last battle of the Franco-Prussian War.
1876: The Ottomans inflict a decisive defeat on the Serbs at Aleksinac.
1882: The first Labor Day is observed in New York City by the Carpenters and Joiners Union.