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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 September 20th
1878: Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884: Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885: Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891: Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
1917: Arnold Red Auerbach, second winningest basketball coach in history with 1,037 victories for the Boston Celtics.
September 20th
in history
1830: The National Negro Convention convenes in Philadelphia with the purpose of abolishing slavery.
1850: The slave trade is abolished in the District of Columbia.Dedicated Massachusetts abolitionist Silas Soule ironically gave his life for the red man, not the black.
1853: The Allies defeat the Russians at the battle of Alma on the Crimean Peninsula.
1863: Union troops under George Thomas prevent the Union defeat at Chickamauga from becoming a rout, earning him the nickname the Rock of Chickamauga. Desperate stand at Chickamauga.
1934: Bruno Hauptmann arrested for the kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby.B.F. Mahoney was the 'mystery man' behind the Ryan company that built Lindbergh's Spirit of St. Louis.