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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 October 22nd
1882: N.C. Wyeth, painter famous for his illustrations of Treasure Island and Robin Hood.
1887: John Reed, American journalist, poet and revolutionary, (Ten Days That Shook the World).
1903: George Beadle, American geneticist.
1919: Doris Lessing, novelist (Children of Violence, The Golden Notebook).
1920: Timothy Leary, American psychologist who experimented with psychedelic drugs.
October 22nd
in history
1862: Union troops push 5,000 confederates out of Maysbille, Ark., at the Second Battle of Pea Ridge. Cherokee Stand Watie exhibited bravery and leadership while fighting for two lost causes.
1907: Ringling Brothers buys Barnum & Bailey.
1914: U.S. places economic support behind Allies. When the United States entered World War I, propagandist George Creel set out to stifle anti-war sentiment.
1918: The cities of Baltimore and Washington run out of coffins during the Spanish Inflenza epidemic.
1938: Chester Carlson invents the photocopier. He tries to sell the machine to IBM, RCA, Kodak and others, but they see no use for a gadget that makes nothing but copies.