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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 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1864: The Condor, a British blockade-runner, is grounded near Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, had served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.
1878: General Lew Wallace is sworn in as governor of New Mexico Territory. He went on to deal with the Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid and write Ben-Hur. His Civil War heroics earned him the moniker Savior of Cincinnati.
1890: Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.
1908: The Ford Model T, the first car for millions of Americans, hits the market. Over 15 million Model Ts are eventually sold, all of them black. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.
1942: The German Army grinds to a complete halt within the city of Stalingrad. Winter tempest in Stalingrad.