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Three Wildcats to run at states for track

While the Oxford boys track team placed 10 and girls team placed ninth out of 16 teams at the MHSAA (Michigan High School Athletic Association) Regionals held at Brandon High School on May 17....more >>
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Wolves put reins on Colts

The Wolves head into the post season this week after finishing the regular season with a 18-5 win over Troy. With the win, the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team finished as undefeated in the OAA Red for the second - consecutive year, and undefeated at home for the last three years....more >>

Strong finish for tennis team

The Wildcats varsity girls Tennis ended their season after placing eighth out of 12 teams at MHSAA (Michigan High School Athletic Association) Regionals on May 17, which Head Coach Gayle Bailey couldn't be more proud about....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Hitting sensation

Fourth grader Sean Cooper takes his time when he is up to bat - and it pays off. Cooper batted 1000 percent with the Michigan Red Sox during the 19th Annual Clarkston Classic, April 26-28....more >>

Mixed week for girls LAX

After a close game loss of 11-10 to Rochester Adams for the Lady Wildcats Lacrosse team on May 15, the ladies were able to turn it around and beat Farmington North Harrison with an 11-6 victory....more >>

Wolfpack Update

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Baseball team went 3-1 last week. They lost to Waterford Kettering 5-2 and beat Kettering 8-4 in the double header last Thursday. They beat Stoney Creek 7-3 in nine inning, May 15....more >>
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Signing on to the future

Clarkston High School seniors walked out of the school's doors on Tuesday for the last time, but for seven seniors new doors were opening for them. They recently signed their letters of intent to the college of their choice....more >>
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Record-breaking day at regionals

It was close as Blake Sutherland and Rochester Adams' runner Jordan Shive were inches away from the finishing line at Brandon High School last Friday for the MHSAA Track and Field Regionals....more >>

Lady booters keep kicking

The Lady Wildcat Booters took a victory and a tie this past week on the field. The victory came in a 2-1 match-up against Clarkston on May 14. After giving up a goal within the first five minutes of the game, Katrese Moll tied the game at 39:48 mark on a second ball chance, said Coach Larry Ferris....more >>

Lady hitters strike back

Lady Hitters hit and threw harder in their second game against Troy Athens last Wednesday. They won the last game in the double header with a 9-0 shutout after losing the first game, 8-6....more >>

Fun and fundamentals at summer camps

Spend the summer active and learning more about sports. Here are just a few offerings from Clarkston. Please check www.clarkston.k12.mi.us/athletics for more!...more >>
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1870: French Minister of the Interior Leon Gambetta escapes besieged Paris by balloon, reaching the French provisional government in Tours.
1913: In attempting to find ways to lower the cost of the automobile and make it more affordable to ordinary Americans, Henry Ford took note of the work of efficiency experts like Frederick Taylor, the father of scientific management. The result was the assembly line that reduced the time it took to manufacture a car, from 12 hours to 93 minutes. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.
1949: Iva Toguri D'Aquino, better known as Tokyo Rose, is sentenced to 10 years in prison for treason. American-Born Axis Sally.
1957: A fire in the Windscale plutonium production reactor (later called Sellafield) north of Liverpool, England, spreads radioactive iodine and polonium through the countryside and into the Irish Sea. Livestock in the immediate area were destroyed, along with 500,000 gallons of milk. At least 30, and possibly as many as 1,000, cancer deaths were subsequently linked to the accident.
1985: Four Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) hijackers seize the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro and demand the release of 50 Palestinians held by Israel.