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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 August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
1932: Nazi leader Hermann Goering is elected president of the Reichstag.
1944: Ploesti, the center of the Rumanian oil industry, falls to Soviet troops.
1957: In an effort to stall the Civil Rights Act of 1957 from passing, Senator Strom Thurmond (D-S.C.) filibusters for over 24 hours. The bill passed, but Thurmond's filibuster becomes the longest in Senate history.
1961: President John F. Kennedy appoints General Lucius D. Clay as his personal representative in Berlin.
1983: Lieutenant Colonel Guion S. Bluford, Jr., becomes the first African-American astronaut to travel in space.