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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 August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
1932: Nazi leader Hermann Goering is elected president of the Reichstag.
1944: Ploesti, the center of the Rumanian oil industry, falls to Soviet troops.
1957: In an effort to stall the Civil Rights Act of 1957 from passing, Senator Strom Thurmond (D-S.C.) filibusters for over 24 hours. The bill passed, but Thurmond's filibuster becomes the longest in Senate history.
1961: President John F. Kennedy appoints General Lucius D. Clay as his personal representative in Berlin.
1983: Lieutenant Colonel Guion S. Bluford, Jr., becomes the first African-American astronaut to travel in space.