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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 August 23rd
1755: Jean Baptiste Lislet-Geoffroy, French geographer.
1883: Jonathan Wainwright, U.S. general who fought against the Japanese on Corregidor in the Philippines and was forced to surrender.
1898: Albert Claude, biologist who won the 1974 Nobel for his work on the sub-structure of the cell. He never graduated from high school.
1912: Gene Kelly, dancer, choreographer and actor.
1931: H.O. Smith, molecular biologist credited with helping 'open the door' on genetic engineering.
August 23rd
in history
1927: Immigrant laborers Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti are executed for a robbery they did not commit. Fifty years later, in 1977, Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis establishes a memorial in the victims' honor.
1939: Joseph Stalin and German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop sign a non-aggression pact between the Soviet Union and Germany, freeing Hitler to invade Poland and Stalin to invade Finland.
1942: German forces begin an assault on the major Soviet industrial city of Stalingrad.
1944: German SS engineers begin placing explosive charges around the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
1950: Up to 77,000 members of the U.S. Army Organized Reserve Corps are called involuntarily to active duty to fight the Korean War.