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Wolves show Highlanders the low road in season opener

The atmosphere was charged as the Wolves' defense line got into position at the line of scrimmage last Friday night. Rochester Adams went through the motions trying to close in on Clarkston's endzone and Clarkston's linebacker Chris Calvano took action....more >>
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Tourney champions

Spikers fought through adversity to win their first tournament of the season on Aug. 26 at the Marysville Invitational. The Clarkston High School Girls Varsity Volleyball team beat Port Huron in the finals to take home the honor by winning both sets, 25-18 and 25-13....more >>

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Clarkston crush Lake Orion foe

Kickers added three more games to the win column after last week. "They were good," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Chuck Lawhorn. "It was tough for us, especially on Friday....more >>

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Spikers rule the court

The Lady Wolves have already pulled out their aces for the beginning of the season with huge wins. They opened the season at the Fenton Quad on Aug. 23 and beat three teams - Brighton, 25-15 in two games, Davison, 25-16 and 25-19, and Fenton, 25-13 and 25-17....more >>
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Born August 2nd
1865: Irving Babbitt, scholar and founder of the modern humanistic movement.
1924: James Baldwin, writer whose works include Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son.
1932: Peter O'Toole, Irish actor.
1942: Isabel Allende, author of The House of the Spirits.
1949: James Fallows, writer and editor of U.S. News and World Report.
August 2nd
in history
1589: During France's religious war, a fanatical monk stabs King Henry II to death.
1776: The Continental Congress, having decided unanimously to make the Declaration of Independence, affixes the signatures of the other delegates to the document.
1802: Napoleon Bonaparte is proclaimed Consul for Life by the French Senate after a plebiscite from the French people.
1819: The first parachute jump from a balloon is made by Charles Guille in New York City.
1832: Troops under General Henry Atkinson massacre Sauk Indian men, women and children who are followers of Black Hawk at the Bad Axe River in Wisconsin. Black Hawk himself finally surrenders three weeks later, bringing the Black Hawk War to an end.