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Wolves head into break strong

The Wolves added two wins to their overall record last week by defeating Haslett and University of Detroit - Jesuit High School. "I am very happy with the way they played and how they approached the week," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach Brian Kaminskas....more >>
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Soccer team to kick-off season with new coach

Lady Wildcat Varsity Soccer is ready to kick off a new season, according to new Head Coach Robert Euashka, who was hired to take over the program last November. "You will see a much more composed team on the ball that plays fast and looks to exploit gaps with speed on the widths....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Racing into first

Clarkstonites had mixed feelings about all the snow this winter but not skier Derek Van Itallie. All the snow meant the Clarkston High School junior could hit the slopes and help his fellow skiers on the Wolves' Boys Varsity Ski team quality for state finals....more >>
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Expect to see 'exciting things' from girls LAX team, coach says

Head Coach Tim Bausack is "expecting to see exciting things this season" from his Lady Wildcats on the Lacrosse field. "We are working towards being better at all the things that are fun to watch as a spectator," he said....more >>
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Lady Cat softball players ready to take the field

While the Lady Cats might be young out on field, new Varsity Softball Coach Jessica Granger believes "by the end of the season there will be a huge amount of growth and learning take place....more >>

Liquid Lightning girls break record at state championships

Liquid Lightning's swim team smashed a 17- year-old record in the girls 11-12 200 medley relay with a time of 1:52.07 at the 2014 Michigan Short Course State Championships March 8-10 at the Oakland University Aquatic Center....more >>
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Born October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1588: The feeble Sultan Mohammed Shah of Persia, hands over power to his 17-year old son Abbas.
1791: In Paris, the National Legislative Assembly holds its first meeting.
1839: The British government decides to send a punitive naval expedition to China.
1847: Maria Mitchell, American astronomer, discovers a comet and is elected the same day to the American Academy of Arts---the first woman to be so honored. The King of Denmark awarded her a gold medal for her discovery.
1856: The first installment of Gustav Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary appears in the Revue de Paris after the publisher refuses to print a passage in which the character Emma has a tryst in the back seat of a carriage.