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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 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
1914: Three German cruisers are sunk by ships of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, the first major naval battle of World War I.
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.