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Hungry like the Wolf

With the first-round defeat of Lake Orion, the Wolves will take on Walled Lake Central in the second round of the MHSAA district playoffs. Clarkston made short work of first-round opponents Pontiac, 40-12, last Friday....more >>
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Strong to the end

The Wolves from the Clarkston JV Football team celebrated after their game at Lake Orion High School, Oct. 20. They had finished the season as OAA Red league champions after beating the Dragons in their last game for the season, 28-21....more >>

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Lady Wolves set to block Grand Blanc at districts

Sophomore Brianna Frakes jumped up and blocked Holly's hit and sent it back over the net unreturnable. With one more point scored when the Lady Bronchos hit the ball four times, Clarkston won the first round of the MHSAA District playoffs on Monday, 3-0....more >>

Runners cut time to place at state finals

Runners are heading to state finals after successful races at the MHSAA Regionals last Saturday at Goodells Park. Clarkston Boys Cross Country team finished in second place with 96 points, earning a spot at finals....more >>
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Born October 22nd
1887: John Reed, American journalist, poet and revolutionary, (Ten Days That Shook the World).
1903: George Beadle, American geneticist.
1919: Doris Lessing, novelist (Children of Violence, The Golden Notebook).
1920: Timothy Leary, American psychologist who experimented with psychedelic drugs.
1925: Rober Rauschenberg, pop artist.
October 22nd
in history
1797: The first successful parachute descent is made by Andre-Jacqes Garnerin, who jumps from a balloon at some 2,200 feet over Paris.
1824: The Tennessee Legislature adjourns ending Davy Crockett's state political career. Crockett died at the legendary siege of the Alamo in 1836.
1836: Sam Houston sworn in as the first president of the Republic of Texas. In March 1843, 176 members of an unauthorized army of Texans captured in Mexico drew beans from a jar to determine which 17 among them would die for their alleged crimes.
1859: Spain declares war on the Moors in Morocco.
1862: Union troops push 5,000 confederates out of Maysbille, Ark., at the Second Battle of Pea Ridge. Cherokee Stand Watie exhibited bravery and leadership while fighting for two lost causes.