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3 more wins for playoffs

The field was wet when the gridiron gang ran onto it in their practice gear Monday afternoon, but spirits were high after taking down OAA Red Pontiac, 42-18, at Homecoming. "We just have to continue to make strides in practice," said senior quarterback Mitch Baenziger after last Friday's win....more >>
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Hockey Champion

Junior Drew Canada is prepping for another season in the Wheelchair Hockey League, starting next month. The last season was a great success. The Clarkston High School student helped his team the Michigan Mustangs to become first official U....more >>
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Wolves set to ace Marian tournament

Spikers head into the Marian Invitational this Saturday with sights putting another tournament win under their belt. "It will be a good tournament," said Clarkston High School Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach Kelly Avenall....more >>
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Regionals coming up on the court

Victories came in threes for senior J.P. Budzinski. For the third consecutive year the Clarkston High School Varsity Tennis player won his flight at the Van Dyke Classic on Saturday, this year for Singles #2....more >>
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Born August 31st
1885: Duboise Heyward, novelist, poet and dramatist best know for Porgy which was the basis for the opera Porgy and Bess.
1899: Lynn Riggs, writer, her book Green Grow the Lilacs was adapted by Rodgers and Hammerstein to become Oklahoma.
1903: Arthur Godfrey, radio and television personality.
1905: Sanford Meisner, influential acting teacher.
1907: Wiliam Shawn, longtime editor of The New Yorker.
August 31st
in history
1940: Joseph Avenol steps down as Secretary-General of the League of Nations.
1942: The British army under General Bernard Law Montgomery defeats Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps in the Battle of Alam Halfa in Egypt.
1944: The British Eighth Army penetrates the German Gothic Line in Italy.
1949: Six of the 16 surviving Union veterans of the Civil War attend the last-ever encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Indianapolis, Indiana.
1951: The 1st Marine Division begins its attack on Bloody Ridge in Korea. The four-day battle results in 2,700 Marine casualties.