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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 25th
1889: Abel Gance, film director (Napoleon).
1902: Henry Steele Commager, American historian who wrote the fifty-five volume Rise of the American Nation.
1914: John Berryman, poet.
1941: Anne Tyler, novelist (The Accidental Tourist, Ladder of Years).
1971: Midori Goto, violinist.
October 25th
in history
1923: The Teapot Dome scandal comes to public attention as Senator Thomas J. Walsh of Montana, subcommittee chairman, reveals the findings of the past 18 months of investigation. His case will result in the conviction of Harry F. Sinclair of Mammoth Oil, and later Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall, the first cabinet member in American history to go to jail. The scandal, named for the Teapot Dome oil reserves in Wyoming, involved Fall secretly leasing naval oil reserve lands to private companies.
1940: German troops capture Kharkov and launch a new drive toward Moscow. Germany's lost victory at Kursk.
1944: The Japanese are defeated in the Battle of Leyte Gulf, the world's largest sea engagement. From this point on, the depleted Japanese Navy increasingly resorts to the suicidal attacks of Kamikaze fighters. On patrol north of the Philippine island of Luzon, USS Batfish destroyed three Japanese submarines in four nights.
1950: Chinese Communist Forces launch their first-phase offensive across the Yalu River into North Korea. A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.
1951: In a general election, England's Labour Party loses to Conservatives. Winston Churchill becomes prime minister, and Anthony Eden becomes foreign secretary.