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Home advantage for win

The first minutes set the tone for the Wolves against Northville at Detroit Catholic Central on Saturday afternoon in their 14-7 win. The Mustangs won the face-off to open the game but the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse defenders turned over possession with a block....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Joining the Crusaders

Senior point guard Kacy Robinson finished her final season with the Lady Wolves Varsity Basketball team but she is far from finished with playing. She signed her letter of intent to continue her basketball career at Madonna University, March 25....more >>
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Born August 22nd
1893: Dorothy Parker, poet, satirist and founding member of the Algonquin Round Table.
1904: Deng Xiaoping, Chinese leader from 1977 to 1987, held nominal leadership position until his death in 1997.
1908: Henri Cartier-Bresson, photographer.
1917: John Lee Hooker, blues singer and guitarist.
1920: Ray Bradbury, science fiction writer whose works include Farenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.
August 22nd
in history
1849: The Portuguese governor of Macao, China, is assassinated because of his anti-Chinese policies.
1911: The Mona Lisa, the famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci, is stolen from the Louvre in Paris, where it had hung for more than 100 years. It is recovered in 1913.
1922: Michael Collins, Irish politician, is killed in an ambush.
1942: Brazil declares war on the Axis powers. She is the only South American country to send combat troops into Europe.
1945: Soviet troops land at Port Arthur and Dairen on the Kwantung Peninsula in China.