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Campers hone skills at Dream

Young cagers wore smiles as they practiced their skills and techniques during Dare to Dream Fundamental Basketball Camp last week. "It's been pretty good," said Tim Wasilk, Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball Head Coach and leading the camp....more >>
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Athletes of the Week

Seniors honored

Congratulations to Clarkston High School 2013 graduates Rachel Dickerson and Nathan Yeloushan. Both were recognized for their athletic achievements during the senior award ceremony, May 14....more >>
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Hitters claim championship

The Oakland Grizzlies Baseball 12U team from Clarkston won the championship game 2-1 against the Downriver Hawks from Trenton in extra innings on June 9 in Holland. The Grizzlies went 5-0 during the weekend to win the USSSA tournament at the Matt Urban Sports Complex in Holland....more >>

Players learn at lacrosse camp

BY ANDREW MILLER Special to the Clarkston News Young players hit the field to improve their skills at Clarkston Lacrosse Camp. Clarkston High School hosted the seventh annual camp this week to develop younger players and improve their skills....more >>

Grad continues baseball career at Evansville

Matt Rodgers, 2011 Clarkston High School graduate, signed a National Letter of Intent accepting an athletic scholarship to play baseball next season for the University of Evansville, an NCAA D1 program in the Missouri Valley Conference....more >>

Wolves prepare to battle for cure

The Clarkston Wolves gridiron gang will trade their blue and gold jerseys for pink and light blue for their Fifth Annual Football for a Cure, their pre-season scrimmage, on Saturday, Aug....more >>
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Born October 2nd
1879: Wallace Stevens, poet.
1890: Julius Henry 'Groucho' Marx, comedian, one of the five Marx brothers (the others being Chico, Harpo, Zeppo and Gummo).
1900: William A. 'Bud' Abbot, comedian, the straight man to Lou Costello.
1901: Roy Campbell, poet (The Flaming Terrapin).
1904: Graham Greene, novelist (The Power and The Glory, The Heart of the Matter).
October 2nd
in history
1879: A dual alliance is formed between Austria and Germany, in which the two countries agree to come to the other's aid in the event of aggression.
1909: Orville Wright sets an altitude record, flying at 1,600 feet. This exceeded Hubert Latham's previous record of 508 feet. Aviation Pioneer Glenn Curtiss
1931: Aerial circus star Clyde Pangborn and playboy Hugh Herndon, Jr. set off to complete the first nonstop flight across the Pacific Ocean from Misawa City, Japan.
1941: The German army launches Operation Typhoon, the drive towards Moscow.
1950: The comic strip Peanuts, by Charles M. Schultz, makes its first appearance in newspapers.