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Top three finish in state

Junior Dana Olsen battled on the No. 3 Singles court against Maggie Sweeney from Grosse Pointe South in the MHSAA Tennis State Finals, June 1. She finished with a 6-0, 6-4 win and capturing the state championship in her flight....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Fast on her feet

Erin Billette finished her running career for the Clarkston High School Girls Track & Field team hitting her personal best and making milestones. She claimed the OAA Red championship in the 1,600-meter run, crossing the finish line at 5:01....more >>
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Brother Rice rains on finals hopes

The Wolves were stopped last Wednesday on their journey to the state finals once again by their foe Brother Rice. This time the Warriors finished Clarkston's season in the MHSAA Semifinals with a 22-9 win....more >>
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Freshmen claim county championship

The depth of the Lady Wolves was proven when they captured first place at the 36th Annual Freshman Oakland County Track and Field Invitational, May 25. They scored 103 points during the meet....more >>
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Trophies won in tournament

The Michigan Impact U13 Boys Blue team placed second in the Pacesetter Soccer Invitational in Sylvania, Ohio, during the Memorial Day weekend....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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Born August 23rd
1883: Jonathan Wainwright, U.S. general who fought against the Japanese on Corregidor in the Philippines and was forced to surrender.
1898: Albert Claude, biologist who won the 1974 Nobel for his work on the sub-structure of the cell. He never graduated from high school.
1912: Gene Kelly, dancer, choreographer and actor.
1931: H.O. Smith, molecular biologist credited with helping 'open the door' on genetic engineering.
1934: Sonny (Christian) Jurgensen, professional football player and sports announcer.
August 23rd
in history
1927: Immigrant laborers Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are executed for a robbery they did not commit. Fifty years later, in 1977, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis establishes a memorial in the victims' honor.
1939: Joseph Stalin and German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop sign a non-aggression pact between the Soviet Union and Germany, freeing Hitler to invade Poland and Stalin to invade Finland.
1942: German forces begin an assault on the major Soviet industrial city of Stalingrad.
1944: German SS engineers begin placing explosive charges around the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
1950: Up to 77,000 members of the U.S. Army Organized Reserve Corps are called involuntarily to active duty to fight the Korean War.