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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 October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1938: The Fair Labor Standards Act becomes law, establishing the 40-hour work week.
1944: The aircraft carrier USS Princeton is sunk by a single Japanese plane during the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
1945: The United Nations comes into existence with the ratification of its charter by the first 29 nations.
1945: Vidkun Quisling, Norway's wartime minister president, is executed by firing squad for collaboration with the Nazis.
1952: Presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower announces that if elected, he will go to Korea. In 1950, as U.S. Marines tried to fight their way out of a Chinese trap, Korea suffered its worst winter of the century. The men who struggled there suffered accordingly.