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Gridiron heroes wrap season against Bobcats

The Wolves lined up and hugged their football coaches one by one under the bright lights on Friday. After a long battle they lost the MHSAA Pre-District playoffs to Grand Blanc, 38-14....more >>
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Athletes of the Week

Spikers go for three

Unstoppable would be an understatement when describing the Clarkston's Girls Varsity Volleyball team. During the weekend they won their third tournament when they went to Andover High School on Saturday....more >>

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Chiefs head to Superbowl

Their colors might be blue, but the Clarkston Chiefs Freshman Blue and JV Blue teams are not sad about anything after their games on Saturday. Both teams won their division playoffs and are going to the Northern Youth Football League Super Bowl VI....more >>

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Three runners go to state

Three cross country athletes are moving onto the state finals after Saturday's MHSAA Cross Country Division 1 Regional meet. Senior Lindsey Fantin, junior Adam Bruderick and sophomore Sam Tanielian finished in the top 15 to qualify....more >>
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Ghosts, witches and Word Wall, oh my!

Pine Knob Elementary classrooms looked different on Oct. 29. Instead of students there were superheroes, fairies, movie and cartoon characters in the seats. The students enjoyed dressing up, playing games and eating treats during their Halloween parties....more >>
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Born September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1917: The German Army recaptures the Russian Port of Riga from Russian forces.
1939: With the German army already attacking western Poland, the Soviet Union launches an invasion of eastern Poland.The Polish submarine Orzel escaped from internment and went on to fight the Germans against long odds.
1942: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill meets with Soviet Premier Josef Stalin in Moscow as the German Army rams into Stalingrad.The Krummer Lauf allowed German infantry and motorized artillery units to actually fire around corners.
1944: British airborne troops parachute into Holland to capture the Arnhem bridge as part of Operation Market-Garden. The plan called for the airborne troops to be relieved by British troops, but they were left stranded and eventually surrendered to the Germans.
1947: James Forestall is sworn in as first the U.S. Secretary of Defense. President Harry S. Truman relied heavily on Dean Acheson for his most significant foreign policy achievements.