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Clarkston ski teams rule the snowy slopes

Racers on the Boys Varsity Ski team are rulers of the mountain after finishing their dual season undefeated. Five finished in the top 20 in their dual against Lake Orion on Feb. 1....more >>
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Wolves clip Bluejays wings in OAA league game

Fans sat on the edge of their seats watching in anticipation the last few minutes of Friday's game. Southfield's Desmond Barnes sank a basket to get a lead on Clarkston 54-51. The crowd cheered as Wolf Marcus Hardy stole the ball and passed it to teammate Nick Tatu, who scored two points....more >>
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Hastings never wasting time

Junior Megan Hastings sunk her highest score in the Lady Wolves loss to Southfield-Lathrup on Jan. 28, scoring 23 points on the undefeated team. "I am really proud of it," said the 5'5" varsity player....more >>

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Kersten going Western

Senior Jarrett Kersten brightly smiled as he enjoyed bakery treats with his friends and teammates, celebrating his future, Feb. 4. A few minutes earlier he had signed his letter of intent to play soccer for Western Michigan University....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
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.
1957: The Thai army seizes power in Bangkok.
1959: The X-15 rocket plane makes its first flight.
1962: The first federal suit to end public school segregation is filed by the U.S. Justice Department.
1976: The Space Shuttle is unveiled to the public. Shuttles are the highest, fastest airplanes, but they can't break the image barrier back on the ground.