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Wolves wear pink and blue for second Football for a Cure

The gridiron gang is getting their gear ready for the annual pre-season scrimmage. After last year's success in their first annual Football for a Cure the boys are suiting up again in pink and blue, Aug....more >>
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Grapplers compete in Junior Olympics

Clarkston High School Seniors Matt Vandermeer and Jeff Sloney are heading to Virginia Beach this week for some sun, some fun and lots of wins. Both are heading to Virginia with Team Michigan to compete in wrestling during the AAU Junior Olympics, starting Aug....more >>
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Cagers work hard, play hard at Fife Camp

Dan Fife was proud as he watched the players in the gym on the hot Friday afternoon. The long-time Boys Varsity Basketball and Hall of Fame coach saw a lot of determination in all of the players during his Dan Fife Basketball Camp....more >>
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Jump by jump

Thirty-five campers jumped, ran and threw through a good time at Clarkston Track and Field Camp. "It's a camp to make sure they have fun and they learn all the events," said John Yorke, Girls Varsity Track Coach....more >>
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Born August 28th
1882: Belle Benchley, the first female zoo director in the world, who directed the Zoological Gardens of San Diego.
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
August 28th
in history
0: Indian chief King Philip, also known as Metacom, is killed by English soldiers, ending the war between Indians and colonists.
1862: Mistakenly believing the Confederate Army to be in retreat, Union General John Pope attacks, beginning the Battle of Groveten. Both sides sustain heavy casualties.
1914: Three German cruisers are sunk by ships of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, the first major naval battle of World War I.
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph