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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 September 1st
1795: James Gordon Bennet, editor of the New York Sun, the first tabloid-sized daily newspaper.
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist who created Tarzan, the Ape Man.
1907: Walter Reuther, labor leader who merged the American Federation of Labor with the Congress of International Organizations.
1923: Rocky Marciano, world heavyweight boxing champion who retired undefeated.
1939: Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
September 1st
in history
0: Nathaniel Bacon leads an uprising against English Governor William Berkeley at Jamestown, Virginia, resulting in the settlement being burned to the ground. Bacon's Rebellion came in response to the governor's repeated refusal to defend the colonists against the Indians.
1773: Phillis Wheatley, a slave from Boston, publishes a collection of poetry, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, in London.
1807: Aaron Burr is arrested in Mississippi for complicity in a plot to establish a Southern empire in Louisiana and Mexico.
1821: William Becknell leads a group of traders from Independence, Mo., toward Santa Fe on what would become the Santa Fe Trail.Trailing Louis L’Amour in New Mexico.
1836: Protestant missionary Dr. Marcus Whitman leads a party to Oregon. His wife, Narcissa, is one of the first white women to travel the Oregon Trail. The Oregon Trail emigrants who chose to follow Stephen Meek thought his shortcut would save weeks of hard travel. Instead, it brought them even greater misery.