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Coach made a difference

A special token is on the football helmets for sixth-grade players at Everest Academy. Placed on each helmet is a sticker with the initials "JU" in honor of their coach Jim Urban, who passed away suddenly at the beginning of his fourth year coaching football, Aug....more >>
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Acing the court

Senior Angela Niezgoda is counting on her experience and leadership to help her teammates make it to Battle Creek for the MHSAA Volleyball State Finals. "I think confidence is really key for us," she said, reflecting back to the Clarkston High School Girls Varsity Volleyball team's trip to quarterfinals last year....more >>
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High hopes for last road game

With two games to go until the Wolves secure a berth in postseason playoffs, they're looking to knock off Royal Oak this Friday. The Ravens are 0-5 in OAA Red and 1-5 overall, including two shutouts, but the boys and coaches aren't taking it lightly....more >>
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Runners on top as head to county race

Senior Natalie Smith kept her pace through the wet and muddy terrain of Dehlia Park during the Hanson Invite on Saturday. She finished in first and along with her teammates, won the varsity race for the Clarkston High School Girls Cross Country team....more >>

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Confidence on the field

Kickers have a key characteristic as they go into a busy week they have confidence. After last week's win-loss split between their games against Rochester and Rochester Adams, they are looking ahead to tough games against Brother Rice and Lapeer East as they get ready for MHSAA District playoffs a few weeks away....more >>
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Born January 26th
1826: Julia Dent Grant, wife of Ulysses S. Grant.
1880: Douglas MacArthur, U.S. general in World War I, World War II and Korea.
1893: Bessie Coleman, pioneer aviator.
1944: Angela Davis, American activist.
January 26th
in history
1875: Pinkerton agents, hunting Jesse James, kill his 18-year-old half-brother and seriously injure his mother with a bomb.
1885: General Chinese Gordon is killed on the palace steps in Khartoum by Sudanese Mahdists in Africa.
1924: Petrograd is renamed Leningrad.
1934: Germany signs a 10-year non-aggression pact with Poland, breaking the French alliance system.
1942: American Expeditionary Force lands in Northern Ireland.