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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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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 August 28th
1882: Belle Benchley, the first female zoo director in the world, who directed the Zoological Gardens of San Diego.
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).
August 28th
in history
0: Indian chief King Philip, also known as Metacom, is killed by English soldiers, ending the war between Indians and colonists.
1862: Mistakenly believing the Confederate Army to be in retreat, Union General John Pope attacks, beginning the Battle of Groveten. Both sides sustain heavy casualties.
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