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Wolves back on track with win

It's official. Though Clarkston has yet to lose a game on the field in three matchups, the Wolves have their first win, a 40-20 rout over Troy Athens. Junior linebacker Chris Calvano scooped up the loose football after the Wolves blocked Troy-Athens field goal attempt on their first possession....more >>
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Time to ride high

The Clarkston Equestrian Team is ready to launch their 2011 season after finishing as district and regional champions last year. With their sights on the state championship this season, they open with their first meet, Saturday in Imlay City....more >>

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Powerful comeback

Spikers felt pressure from Rochester Adams after their first set in the first OAA Red league match of the season. But the Lady Wolves grabbed the lead and won the first set 25-22....more >>

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Clarkston beats Wildcats in tournament

Kickers made it to the final round at the Oxford Invitational on Saturday after two wins earlier in the day. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer team beat Oxford, 2-0, and Goodrich, 3-0....more >>
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Victorious Mountaineers

Everest Academy Girls Volleyball team made an impression on Sept. 6. In their first volleyball match, they defeated Macomb Christian in three sets (25-6, 25-12, 25-19) Claire Kitz had 13 kills and three blocks, Shannon McDunnough had 11 assists and five aces, and Megan Luttinen had six aces, 17 service receptions and five digs....more >>
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Born August 23rd
1755: Jean Baptiste Lislet-Geoffroy, French geographer.
1883: Jonathan Wainwright, U.S. general who fought against the Japanese on Corregidor in the Philippines and was forced to surrender.
1898: Albert Claude, biologist who won the 1974 Nobel for his work on the sub-structure of the cell. He never graduated from high school.
1912: Gene Kelly, dancer, choreographer and actor.
1931: H.O. Smith, molecular biologist credited with helping 'open the door' on genetic engineering.
August 23rd
in history
1821: After 11 years of war, Spain grants Mexican independence as a constitutional monarchy.
1863: Union batteries cease their first bombardment of Fort Sumter, leaving it a mass of rubble but still unconquered by the Northern besiegers.
1900: Booker T. Washington forms the National Negro Business League in Boston, Massachusetts.
1902: Fanny Farmer, among the first to emphasize the relationship of diet to health, opens her School of Cookery in Boston.
1914: The Emperor of Japan declares war on Germany.