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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 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1864: The Condor, a British blockade-runner, is grounded near Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, had served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.
1878: General Lew Wallace is sworn in as governor of New Mexico Territory. He went on to deal with the Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid and write Ben-Hur. His Civil War heroics earned him the moniker Savior of Cincinnati.
1890: Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.
1908: The Ford Model T, the first car for millions of Americans, hits the market. Over 15 million Model Ts are eventually sold, all of them black. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.
1942: The German Army grinds to a complete halt within the city of Stalingrad. Winter tempest in Stalingrad.