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Looking for a comeback

Icers learned a hard lesson on the rink in their opening game of their Thanksgiving Showcase when they lost in the third period to South Lyon Unified, 8-6. "The first two periods we played well," said Clarkston Varsity Hockey Coach Bryan Krygier....more >>
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Ace-ing the season

Spikers rewrote the history books during their 2011 fall season - making it into the Final Four in the run for the MHSAA Volleyball State Championship. Their run at the Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek ended to Lake Orion, Nov....more >>
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Born February 1st
1878: Hattie Caraway, first woman elected to the U.S. Senate.
1901: Clark Gable, American film actor (Mutiny on the Bounty, Gone With the Wind).
1902: Langston Hughes, African-American poet
1931: Boris Yeltsin, The first president of the Republic of Russia and prime minister of the Russian Federation.
February 1st
in history
1587: Elizabeth I, Queen of England, signs the Warrant of Execution for Mary Queen of Scots.
1633: The tobacco laws of Virginia are codified, limiting tobacco production to reduce dependence on a single-crop economy.
1793: France declares war on Britain and the Netherlands.
1861: A furious Governor Sam Houston storms out of a legislative session upon learning that Texas has voted 167-7 to secede from the Union.
1902: U.S. Secretary of State John Hay protests Russian privileges in China as a violation of the open door policy.