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Dragons next on menu

It is down to Week 9 for Clarkston's gridiron gang as they host rivals Lake Orion this Friday and one win away from a playoff spot. "Win or go home," stated Tony Miller, defensive coordinator for the Clarkston Wolves Boys Varsity Football team....more >>
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Athlete of The Week

Goss leads the pack

Joey Goss caught Oxford's kickoff and booked it running past incoming defense players and edging into the empty field. The senior running back finished in the end zone after his 90-yard run, scoring Clarkston's final touchdown and his second for the game in their loss last Friday, 42-35....more >>

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Wolves open with shut out

Kickers put away their first win of the MHSAA District playoffs on Monday night, defeating Flint Carman Ainsworth, 8-0. "Our boys played really well," said Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Chuck Lawhorn....more >>

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Lightfoot digs Lady Wolves to wins

Spikers head into their last matches this week as they prepare for playoffs beginning Oct. 31. Part of the preparation started last Saturday as the Clarkston Girls Varsity Volleyball team went 5-1 at the Beasts of the East tournament in Warren....more >>

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Smith leads pack to second place

The Lady Wolves finished in second place at the Father Gabriel Richard Cross Country Invitational on Saturday. Senior Natalie Smith led the team with a second place finish, 19:22. Kaitlin Catania finished in sixth; Kylie Knavish, 15th; Sage Beauregard, 15th; Erin Billette, 23rd; Lynsie Gram, 24th; and Molly Jeffers, 54th....more >>
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Born October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1938: The Fair Labor Standards Act becomes law, establishing the 40-hour work week.
1944: The aircraft carrier USS Princeton is sunk by a single Japanese plane during the Battle of Leyte Gulf.
1945: The United Nations comes into existence with the ratification of its charter by the first 29 nations.
1945: Vidkun Quisling, Norway's wartime minister president, is executed by firing squad for collaboration with the Nazis.
1952: Presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower announces that if elected, he will go to Korea. In 1950, as U.S. Marines tried to fight their way out of a Chinese trap, Korea suffered its worst winter of the century. The men who struggled there suffered accordingly.