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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 February 7th
1812: Charles Dickens, prolific English novelist whose stories reflected life in Victorian England. Some of his more famous works include Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities.
1837: Sir James Murray, Scottish lexicographer and editor.
1867: Laura Ingalls Wilder, author whose works were the basis for television's Little House on the Prairie.
1885: Sinclair Lewis, novelist of satire and realism. (Arrowsmith, Elmer Gantry).
1905: Ulf Svante von Euler-Chelpin, Swedish physiologist.
February 7th
in history
457: A Thracian officer by the name of Leo is proclaimed as emperor of the East by the army general, Aspar, on the death of the Emperor Marcian.
1668: The Netherlands, England and Sweden conclude an alliance directed against Louis XIV of France.
1783: The Siege of Gibraltar, which was pursued by the Spanish and the French since July 24, 1779, is finally lifted.
1818: The first successful U.S. educational magazine, Academician, begins publication in New York City.
1882: American pugilist John L. Sullivan becomes the last of the bare-knuckle world heavyweight champions with his defeat of Patty Ryan in Mississippi City.