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One to go for playoffs

One win to go to clinch a playoff spot, with two games left to do it. The gridiron heroes know they will have to give it everything they have if they want their game clincher for the MHSAA Districts to be against Oxford....more >>
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Double attack

Seniors Zach Finn and Alex Richards ruled the doubles team portion of the OAA White Championship for tennis on Sept. 27. Competing in Doubles #1 court, they took first place for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis team, beating Lake Orion, Lahser and Rochester....more >>

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Defense key against Cavs

Kickers prepare for their first round of districts with their last games of the season this week. They start with Holly on Wednesday and continue with Lahser the next day. "They are definitely games we can play at a high level in," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Chuck Lawhorn....more >>

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Season ends at regionals

The trip to MHSAA Regionals was unsuccessful for the Wolves and they closed their season last Thursday. Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis team scored three points and finished in seventh place....more >>

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Equestrians place at districts

Riders finished their season in second at the district meet. "The performances were great," said Coach Tim Pobuda. "The team had worked hard all summer. They had great support from their families and equestrian team supporter at the meets....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
1934: German President Paul von Hindenburg dies and Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor.
1943: Lt. John F. Kennedy, towing an injured sailor, swims to a small island in the Solomon Islands. The night before, his boat, PT-109, had been split in half by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri.
1950: The U.S. First Provisional Marine Brigade arrives in Korea from the United States.
1964: U.S. destroyer Maddoxis reportedly attacked by North Vietnamese patrol boats.
1965: Newsman Morley Safer films the destruction of a Vietnamese village by U.S. Marines.