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Girls Bowling

The girls varsity bowling team finished as MHSAA Regional Champions on Friday. They scored 3,520 to take first place, 16 ahead of second place Lakeland. Individual qualifiers for states are Stephanie Lavely, in second place;Erika Nowak, in fifth; and Alice Meyer in ninth....more >>

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Boys Ski

The Boys Varsity Ski team brought home a souvenir from the state meet in Marquette on Monday - a runner up trophy. The boys finished with 81 points for second place. Traverse City Central won the championship with 62 points....more >>

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Wolfpack Update

For Saturday, March

Congratulations to the Lady Wolves! They beat Grand Blanc to take the district championship, 42-40....more >>
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Two more foes down

Coming off of a slow second quarter and North Farmington's stalling techniques the Wolves fought back to win their eighth consecutive win. Clarkston continued to climb on the boards adding 18 more points until the final buzzer ended the game with a win 37-22....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Powerful finish at meet

Ashleigh Allen swam her way to first place in January. The fifth-grader from Independence Elementary finished in 1:17.42 in the 100-yard breaststroke for the finish during the Mid-States 14 and Under All Star Championships at Indiana University against the top swimmers in the nation....more >>

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Overtime loss ends Wolves' senior night celebration

Every varsity hockey senior wants to make the most of their limited time left on the ice, but after last Wednesday's performance against the Waterford Mott Corsairs, Clarkston players were disappointed....more >>

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Grapplers ready to dominate state finals this week

Six grapplers are counting down the hours until they step onto the mats at the Palace of Auburn Hills for the MHSAA Individual State Finals this week. Sophomore Nick Vandermeer (135) will lead the pack wrestling, in the second bout in the starting weight class, going against Riley Hanson from Detroit Catholic Central....more >>

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Girls Basketball

Lady Cagers finished their regular season with two wins last week. They beat Lake Orion rivals on Friday night, 46-34. Their final 15 points in the last quarter sealed the Lady Dragons fate and gave the hosts their 11th loss in the OAA Red....more >>
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Born October 23rd
1844: Sarah Bernhardt, French actress.
1869: John Heisman, American college football coach for whom the Heisman Trophy is named.
1925: Johnny Carson, American television personality who hosted the Tonight Show.
1940: Pele, legendary Brazilian soccer player who scored 1,281 goals in 22 years
1942: Michael Crichton, writer (Jurassic Park, The Andromeda Strain).
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1861: President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus in Washington, D.C. for all military-related cases.
1918: President Wilson feels satisfied that the Germans are accepting his armistice terms and agrees to transmit their request for an armistice to the Allies. The Germans have agreed to suspend submarine warfare, cease inhumane practices such as the use of poison gas, and withdraw troops back into Germany. When the United States entered World War I, propagandist George Creel set out to stifle anti-war sentiment.
1929: The first transcontinental air service begins from New York to Los Angeles. Air Mail's first day.
1942: The Western Task Force, destined for North Africa, departs from Hampton Roads, Virginia. The men of Sub-Task Force Goalpost.
1952: The Nobel Prize for Medicine is awarded to Ukranian-born microbiologist Selmart A. Waksman for his discovery of an effective treatment of tuberculosis.