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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 August 20th
1886: Paul Tillich, theologian and philosopher who wrote Systematic Theology.
1890: H.P. Lovecraft, author of horror tales.
1905: Jack Teagarden, jazz trombonist.
1944: Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minster of India.
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in history
1847: General Winfield Scott wins the battle of Churubusco on his drive to Mexico City.
1904: Dublin's Abbey Theatre is founded, an outgrowth of the Irish Literary Theatre founded in 1899 by William Butler Yeats and Lady Gregory.
1908: The American Great White Fleet arrives in Sydney, Australia, to a warm welcome.
1913: 700 feet above Buc, France, parachutist Adolphe Pegond becomes the first person to jump from an airplane and land safely.
1914: Russia wins an early victory over Germany at Gumbinnen.