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Wolves snip Phoenix midflight

Junior Mitch Baenziger nailed a field goal with 2:28 left in the third quarter to give Clarkston a one-point lead over Pontiac. Senior Marcus Hardy added two more points to give the Wolves more edge going into the final quarter....more >>
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Baenziger fulfills dream

Every Saturday during basketball season, young aspiring basketball players ranging from 7- to 14-years-old attend the McGrath Basketball Camp run by the varsity boy's basketball team head coach, Dan Fife....more >>

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Senior Reppuhn leads in last home game

Lady Cagers celebrated the last home game of the season last Thursday honoring parents and their lone senior player, Lindsay Reppuhn. In return, the 5'5" starter opened the game against Pontiac with a 3-pointer and led the team to a 39-29 victory....more >>

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Wolves offense on fire against Farmington Hills in OAA Red

Clarkston varsity boy's basketball team erupted for a big win over the Farmington Hills Harrison Hawks on Feb. 15. Led by junior point guard Mitch Baenziger and senior forward Marcus Hardy, Clarkston took a big lead early and never looked back in their 59-33 win in the OAA Red....more >>

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Wrestlers state-bound

Six grapplers continue on to the state finals after finishing in the top four spots at MHSAA Individuals Regionals on Saturday. Jeff Sloney (130) and Matt Vandermeer (171) are returning to the finals after becoming regional champs....more >>

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Clarkston Hockey

Icers beat Birmingham United on Saturday night in the OAA tournament, 4-2. Austin Morse was the first to put the Wolves on the board, 10:18 into the first period. Adam Bruderick and Macario Torres added two more goals in the next period and Adam Seel sealed Clarkston's win in the final period....more >>
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Born October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
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in history
1856: The first installment of Gustav Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary appears in the Revue de Paris after the publisher refuses to print a passage in which the character Emma has a tryst in the back seat of a carriage.
1864: The Condor, a British blockade-runner, is grounded near Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, had served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.
1878: General Lew Wallace is sworn in as governor of New Mexico Territory. He went on to deal with the Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid and write Ben-Hur. His Civil War heroics earned him the moniker Savior of Cincinnati.
1890: Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.
1908: The Ford Model T, the first car for millions of Americans, hits the market. Over 15 million Model Ts are eventually sold, all of them black. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.