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Wolves fall at districts

The gridiron gang gathered as the seniors hugged their coaches and teammates before leaving the field for the last time. Clarkston's last home game for the season ended with a loss to Walled Lake Central 45-26 for the MHSAA District crown....more >>

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Big season finish

The varsity runners finished in 14th place at the MHSAA Division 1 State Finals on Saturday at Michigan Internationals Speedway. Junior Sam Tanielian finished in 12th place, with a time of 15:54....more >>
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Boys, girls cross country finish in state top 20

Senior Natalie Smith and junior Sam Tanielian led their teams to finish in the top 20 in the state on Saturday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway. The Boys Varsity Cross Country finished in 14th place at the MHSAA Division 1 State Finals while the girls team took 16th place....more >>
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Queens of the district court

Spikers claimed their fifth consecutive MHSAA District title after beating Fenton last Thursday, 3-1. The Lady Tigers opened the night with a tight 26-24 win in the first game and Clarkston answered with winning the next three 25-19, 25-16, 25-19....more >>
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Born October 20th
1884: Bela Lugosi, Hungarian-born film actor famous for his portrayal of Count Dracula (1931).
1891: Sir James Chadwick, physicist who won the Nobel Prize for discovering the neutron.
1901: Adelaide Hall, cabaret singer.
1925: Art Buchwald, humorist.
1931: Mickey Mantel, baseball great who played for the New York Yankees
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1805: Austrian general Karl Mac surrenders to Napoleon's army at the battle of Ulm.
1818: The United States and Britain establish the 49th Parallel as the boundary between Canada and the United States. Invasion of the Fourteenth Colony.
1870: The Summer Palace in Beijing, China, is burnt to the ground by a Franco-British expeditionary force.
1903: The Joint Commission, set up on January 24 by Great Britain and the United States to arbitrate the disputed Alaskan boundary, rules in favor of the United States. The deciding vote is Britain's, which embitters Canada. The United States gains ports on the panhandle coast of Alaska.
1904: Bolivia and Chile sign a treaty ending the War of the Pacific. The treaty recognizes Chile's possession of the coast, but provides for construction of a railway to link La Paz, Bolivia, to Arica, on the coast.