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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 28th
1882: Belle Benchley, the first female zoo director in the world, who directed the Zoological Gardens of San Diego.
1896: Liam O'Flaherty, Irish novelist and short-story writer.
1903: Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian psychologist, educator of autistic and emotionally disturbed children.
1908: Roger Tory Peterson, author of the innovative bird book A Field Guide to Birds.
1925: Donald O'Connor, entertainer (Singin' in the Rain, Anything Goes).
August 28th
in history
0: Indian chief King Philip, also known as Metacom, is killed by English soldiers, ending the war between Indians and colonists.
1862: Mistakenly believing the Confederate Army to be in retreat, Union General John Pope attacks, beginning the Battle of Groveten. Both sides sustain heavy casualties.
1914: Three German cruisers are sunk by ships of the Royal Navy in the Battle of Heligoland Bight, the first major naval battle of World War I.
1938: The first degree given to a ventriloquist's dummy is awarded to Charlie McCarthy--Edgar Bergen's wooden partner. The honorary degree, Master of Innuendo and Snappy Comeback, is presented on radio by Ralph Dennis, the dean of the School of Speech at Northwestern University.
1941: The German U-boat U-570 is captured by the British and renamed Graph