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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 September 16th
1875: James Cash Penney, founder and owner of the J.C. Penny Company department stores.
1885: Karen Horney, psychoanalyst who exposed the male bias in the Freudian analysis of women.
1891: Karl Doenitz, German Admiral who succeeded Hitler in governing Germany.
1893: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, biochemist who isolated vitamin C.
1925: Charlie Byrd, jazz guitarist.
September 16th
in history
1942: The Japanese base at Kiska in the Aleutian Islands is raided by American bombers.Led by legendary flier Jimmy Doolittle, 16 U.S. Army B-25 bombers broke through Japanese defenses on April 18, 1942, to strike Tokyo and other cities in broad daylight.
1945: Japan surrenders Hong Kong to Britain.RAF officer Aidan MacCarthy narrowly escaped the Nazis, spent three years in Japanese POW camps and survived the atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
1950: The U.S. 8th Army breaks out of the Pusan Perimeter in South Korea and begins heading north to meet MacArthur's troops heading south from Inchon.A year after leaving West Point, Lt. Joe Kingston was en route to Korea, where he, like a lot of others, found himself retreating and advancing in a single day.
1972: South Vietnamese troops recapture Quang Tri province in South Vietnam from the North Vietnamese Army. Lessons learned in the savage 1972 Eastertide Offensive paid off at the Battle of Khafji almost two decades later.
1974: Limited amnesty is offered to Vietnam-era draft resisters who would now swear allegiance to the United States and perform two years of public service.