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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 2nd
1865: Irving Babbitt, scholar and founder of the modern humanistic movement.
1924: James Baldwin, writer whose works include Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son.
1932: Peter O'Toole, Irish actor.
1942: Isabel Allende, author of The House of the Spirits.
1949: James Fallows, writer and editor of U.S. News and World Report.
August 2nd
in history
1589: During France's religious war, a fanatical monk stabs King Henry II to death.
1776: The Continental Congress, having decided unanimously to make the Declaration of Independence, affixes the signatures of the other delegates to the document.
1802: Napoleon Bonaparte is proclaimed Consul for Life by the French Senate after a plebiscite from the French people.
1819: The first parachute jump from a balloon is made by Charles Guille in New York City.
1832: Troops under General Henry Atkinson massacre Sauk Indian men, women and children who are followers of Black Hawk at the Bad Axe River in Wisconsin. Black Hawk himself finally surrenders three weeks later, bringing the Black Hawk War to an end.