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Hoopsters hunting for league title

Despite starting the season off with a loss against Seaholm High School 39-51 on Dec. 11 and a tough loss against Lake Orion 56-65 on Dec. 13, new Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach Stephan Henning expects great things from this year's team....more >>
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Coach of the Year Richardson Lion-ized

Kurt Richardson, long-time head coach for the Clarkston Varsity Football team, was called down to the basketball court on Friday night. "I don't like the hoopla," he admitted when Dale Ryan, voice of the Wolves, called him down to the floor....more >>

Defense leads in court wins

Cagers have sealed their first two wins of the season after battling Waterford Mott and Ferndale last week. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team ended the week with Friday's home opener win against Ferndale, 55-26....more >>
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Lady Cats continue to meet coach's expectations

As the Lady Wildcats continue with a perfect 5-0 record on the court after defeating the Lakeland Eagles 31-28 on Dec. 12 and the Milford Mustangs 59-46 on Dec. 13, the team continues to meet Head Coach Stephen Emert's expectations for the season....more >>

Clarkston Winter Sports

Check out this week's print edition for the Winter Sports Preview! This is only available in the print edition....more >>

Athletes of The Week

One more accolade

Before the year ends, we would like to honor the Clarkston Varsity Football team one more time. Not just for winning their first MHSAA Division 1 State Championship but an overall successful season....more >>
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Wrestlers ready to compete with best in state

With the Wildcat grapplers back on the mat, Head Coach Paul McDevitt says fans can expect a "great group of wrestlers that will train hard and compete with the best in the state." "We expect to have a lot of fun challenging ourselves to bring out our personal best....more >>

Clarkston prepped for Winterfest Classic

Icers are counting down to the Winterfest at Comerica Park on Wednesday where they will face their rivals, Lake Orion at 10:30 p.m. "It is under the lights and will be exciting for everyone," said Clarkston Hockey Coach Bryan Krygier....more >>

There's ice, but no hockey team

There are no Wildcat icers lacing up their skates this season, according to Oxford Athletic Director Mike Watson. Due to a lack of players they had to forgo having a hockey team. "We kind of saw a bubble coming at the end of last hockey season," Watson said....more >>

Wildcat bowlers off to a winning start

"Whenever cross-town rivals meet you never know what to expect," said Bowling Head Coach J.R. Lafnear. "It matters not what sport or what level." Such was the case in the Varsity bowling match with Lake Orion and Oxford held Monday night at Collier Lanes....more >>

Win over Orion, Chicago

Lady Cagers are on a roll after scoring two more wins on their opponents last week. The Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team beat Chicago Bogan in the Best of Michigan Holiday Classic at Dearborn Heights Robichaud on Saturday, 65-62....more >>
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Born August 2nd
1820: John Tyndall, British physicist and the first scientist to show why the sky is blue.
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.
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in history
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.
1847: William A. Leidesdorff launches the first steam boat in San Francisco Bay.
1862: Union General John Pope captures Orange Court House, Virginia.
1862: The Army Ambulance Corps is established by Maj. Gen. George McClellan.