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Bluejays clipped

Southfield gave it one last attempt on their fourth down on the 20-yard line in their zone with ten yards to go. Instead of punting the ball they passed it and Clarkston senior defensive back Jacob Armstrong was ready....more >>

Dragons outswim Cats

The Lady Cat swimmers took a hard 119-67 loss to the Lake Orion Dragons during their home dual meet on Oct. 17. "We had some good races and the girls had some good swims," said Head Coach Jacquelyn Rank....more >>
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Soccer season ends at state regionals

Kickers left Rochester High School with their heads held high as they finished the season in the first round of MHSAA Regionals, Oct. 22. They finished after a 1-0 shootout loss to Rochester Adams....more >>

Swimmers finish meets undefeated, 10-0

The Lady Wolves finished they dual meet season last Thursday at Bloomfield Hills High School with a undefeated record 10-0. They won the meet with a 107-79 scored. Some of the highlights from the evening included the Clarkston Girls Swim & Dive team taking the first three places in the 200-yard freestyle, 200-yard IM medley and 500-yard freestyle....more >>

Seven league titles in a row

The Lady Wolves took down seven teams to claim their seventh consecutive OAA Red league title. Oxford was the last opponent they faced to win the title and they did it in three games to win 27-25, 25-15, 25-15....more >>

Ready for a run at finals

After losing four of their top seven runners last year, the Clarkston Girls Cross Country planned this season as a rebuilding year. Instead they raced through cold and wet conditions to place second at the MHSAA Regional on Saturday, six points shy of first place, and are heading to the state finals....more >>

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Trunk or Treat!

Leonard Elementary students got a head-start on Halloween last week as the school's PTO hosted a Trunk-or-Treat event in the parking lot. Spooky displays, dancing music and lots of candy made for a fun night....more >>
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Still alive! Clarkston up next

This gridiron season has been one in which the Oxford Wildcats have had to scratch and claw for every success. Two weeks ago, the odds of Coach Bud Rowley's team making the state playoffs looked slim....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.
August 20th
in history
1940: After a previous machine gun attack failed, exiled Russian Leon Trotsky is assassinated in Mexico City, with an alpine ax to the back of the head.
1940: Radar is used for the first time, by the British during the Battle of Britain. Also on this day, in a radio broadcast, Winston Churchill makes his famous homage to the Royal Air Force: Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
1941: Adolf Hitler authorizes the development of the V-2 missile.
1944: United States and British forces close the pincers on German units in the Falaise-Argentan pocket in France.
1971: The Cambodian military launches a series of operations against the Khmer Rouge.