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Tennis finishes seasons strong

Girls' Varsity Tennis Coach Gayle Bailey is "one proud Mamma Bear." After finishing up a strong season at Regionals last week, Bailey said she was happy. "We had a great season, the girls did amazing," she said....more >>
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4-peat win at regionals

Clarkston fans cheered for Olivia Baylis and Riley Budzinski early Friday evening as the two were battling on Doubles No. 4 court for their team. Baylis and Budzinski were on the last two courts at Rochester High School which would determine who was champion for the MHSAA Girls Tennis Regional title....more >>

Girls go 1-1 on field in doubleheaders

The Lady Wildcats' softball team went 1-1 in a doubleheader last week against Avondale. In the first game the ladies won 3-0 where Cheryl Banas hitting 2-3, Jesse Ubbing went 1-3, Claire Hermanson went 1-3, Skye Donaldson went 1-3, Logan Medel went 1-3 with 2 RBIs....more >>
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Athletes of The Week

Queens of the court

Lady Wolves' Lexi Baylis, Dana Olsen, Paige Olsen and Isabella Spindler may compete individually on the tennis courts, but it is all about the team. "If we individually do well, it helps the team," said Dana....more >>

Oxford out duels Sterling Heights

With a persistent rain shower in mid-May, couple with late winter temperatures, Oxford managed to out duel a visiting Sterling Heights squad 19-15 at Oxford Elementary School on Senior Night....more >>

Students excited to sign up for college careers

As seniors begin to close the chapter on their high school careers, nine more Clarkston students are ready for their next step. Nine Clarkston athletes signed their letters of intent last Thursday with plans to continue lacrosse or football at college....more >>
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Born October 7th
1900: Heinrich Himmler, Nazi leader.
1907: Helen MacInnes, writer.
1931: Desmond Tutu, South African religious leader.
1934: Leroi Jones (Imamu Amiri Baraka), playwright.
1935: Thomas Keneally, novelist, author of Schindler's Ark, the basis for the film Schindler's List.
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in history
1849: Edgar Allan Poe, aged 40, dies a tragic death in Baltimore. Never able to overcome his drinking habits, he was found in a delirious condition outside a saloon that was used as a voting place.
1870: French Minister of the Interior Leon Gambetta escapes besieged Paris by balloon, reaching the French provisional government in Tours.
1913: In attempting to find ways to lower the cost of the automobile and make it more affordable to ordinary Americans, Henry Ford took note of the work of efficiency experts like Frederick Taylor, the father of scientific management. The result was the assembly line that reduced the time it took to manufacture a car, from 12 hours to 93 minutes. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.
1949: Iva Toguri D'Aquino, better known as Tokyo Rose, is sentenced to 10 years in prison for treason. American-Born Axis Sally.
1957: A fire in the Windscale plutonium production reactor (later called Sellafield) north of Liverpool, England, spreads radioactive iodine and polonium through the countryside and into the Irish Sea. Livestock in the immediate area were destroyed, along with 500,000 gallons of milk. At least 30, and possibly as many as 1,000, cancer deaths were subsequently linked to the accident.