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Gridiron heroes gird for tough season after loss in opener

Last Friday night's lightning storm delayed the finish of Clarkston's varsity football opener at Rochester Adams High School. The 10-hour delay wasn't enough for the Wolves to turn things around though, as they lost to Adams, 12-7....more >>
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Athletes of The Week

The Clarkston Girls Swim and Dive team opened the season ruling the pool as they took first place at the Waterford Relay Meet at Waterford Mott High School, Aug. 24. They scored 442 points, the most out of seven teams....more >>
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Warriors fall to Wolves

Kickers' control in the second half against Brother Rice turned into a win, 2-1. "It was a true battle," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Head Coach Curtis Payment. "The game got really heated and chippy....more >>
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Victory at Fenton tournament

Spikers went 3-2 for the day at the Lake Orion tournament on Aug. 28. They won the first round of playoffs against Seaholm then lost the second round to Macomb Dakota after going point for point with them....more >>

Golfers to take on Lady Colts

The Lady Wolves finished last week's tournaments with two golfers with medalists. Senior Katie McKnee finished with a medal at Forest Lake and Frankenmuth for the Clarkston Ladies Varsity Golf team....more >>
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Born October 21st
1772: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet (The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Kubla Khan).
1833: Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite and founder of the Nobel Prizes.
1917: Dizzy Gillespie, jazz trumpeter.
1929: Ursula K. Le Guin, science fiction writer (The Left Hand of Darkness).
October 21st
in history
1805: Vice Admiral and Viscount Horatio Nelson wins his greatest victory over a Franco-Spanish fleet in the Battle of Trafalgar, fought off Cape Trafalgar, Spain. Nelson is fatally wounded in the battle, but lives long enough to see victory. Nelson and the Nile.
1837: Under a flag of truce during peace talks, U.S. troops siege the Indian Seminole Chief Osceola in Florida.
1861: The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Va. begins, a disastrous Union defeat which sparks Congressional investigations.
1867: Many leaders of the Kiowa, Comanche and Kiowa-Apache sign a peace treaty at Medicine Lodge, Kan. Comanche Chief Quanah Parker refused to accept the treaty terms. Used by most American Indians, bows and arrows made their mark on the frontier even when guns were around, and arrowhead wounds kept army surgeons plenty busy.
1872: The U.S. Naval Academy admits John H. Conyers, the first African American to be accepted. Naval historian and theorist Alfred Thayer Mahan.