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Learn and have fun on the court

Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Dan Fife, his coaching staff, and players teach all they know at the 30th Annual McGrath League. The Saturday league is open to boys in 3rd to 8th grade and will run for 11 weeks beginning Dec....more >>
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Season ends with 56-6 record

Spikers made Clarkston history by advancing to the MHSAA Volleyball semifinals last week by beating Canton in a close 3-2 game in the Quarterfinals. In their showdown against Lake Orion to secure one of the last two spots for the finals, the Lady Wolves lost 3-1....more >>
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Roberts recognized

Josilyn Roberts smiled as she accepted the Annual Sportsmanship Award from the Michigan Hunter Jumper Association on Nov. 12. "It was a huge honor," she said. "I remember every year they gave it out I really looked up to that person....more >>
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Lightfoot heading east for college

Ever since libero Maddie Lightfoot could hit a volleyball she has been playing in the backyard with her mom, Kristie. The game was in her blood and Kristie was able help Maddie along the way since she was a Class A State Champion in 1984 for Flint Kearsley....more >>

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Sports in a Flash

Swimmers finished the season in tenth place at the MHSAA State Finals at Eastern Michigan University, Nov. 18-19. Sophomore Sami Stelpflug led the team taking second place in two of her individual events, finishing at the time of 2:04....more >>
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Born August 2nd
1865: Irving Babbitt, scholar and founder of the modern humanistic movement.
1924: James Baldwin, writer whose works include Go Tell it on the Mountain and Notes of a Native Son.
1932: Peter O'Toole, Irish actor.
1942: Isabel Allende, author of The House of the Spirits.
1949: James Fallows, writer and editor of U.S. News and World Report.
August 2nd
in history
1943: Lt. John F. Kennedy, towing an injured sailor, swims to a small island in the Solomon Islands. The night before, his boat, PT-109, had been split in half by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri.
1950: The U.S. First Provisional Marine Brigade arrives in Korea from the United States.
1964: U.S. destroyer Maddoxis reportedly attacked by North Vietnamese patrol boats.
1965: Newsman Morley Safer films the destruction of a Vietnamese village by U.S. Marines.
1990: Iraqi forces invade neighboring Kuwait.