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Phoenix wings snipped

Senior Nick Tatu eased the minds of Clarkston fans within the first three minutes in the last quarter against Pontiac last Thursday. He finished three consecutive 3-point shots to boost the Wolves to a 50-32 lead in the OAA Red rivalry....more >>

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Defense first priority

Junior Jordan Dasuqi has grown since he was a ninth-grader on the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball and owed it all to defense. "The big thing for me is I didn't play a lot last year because I didn't play defense," he admitted....more >>
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Pinning down rivals

Grapplers posted their first two wins in the OAA Red league last week after defeating Lake Orion and Avondale. "We did good," said Clarkston Varsity Wrestling Coach Derek Moscovic....more >>

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Victories heat up seasons on the ice and slopes

Skiers improved their records last week after their races against Notre Dame Prep and Rochester Adams. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Ski team beat both teams, scoring 23-58 against Notre Dame Prep and 24-51 against Rochester Adams, putting their record 4-0....more >>
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Lady Cagers put reins on Troy Colts for win

After taking the day off school in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., the Lady Wolves hit the court. They had a dream, too. They were going to hold on to their undefeated title going into their game against Troy....more >>

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Ruling the lanes

The Wolves rolled in two wins last week after taking on Troy at Cherry Hill Lanes North on Jan. 9. The Clarkston Varsity Boys Bowling team won their match, 28-2, improving their record to 4-0....more >>
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Born September 1st
1795: James Gordon Bennet, editor of the New York Sun, the first tabloid-sized daily newspaper.
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist who created Tarzan, the Ape Man.
1907: Walter Reuther, labor leader who merged the American Federation of Labor with the Congress of International Organizations.
1923: Rocky Marciano, world heavyweight boxing champion who retired undefeated.
1939: Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
September 1st
in history
1836: Protestant missionary Dr. Marcus Whitman leads a party to Oregon. His wife, Narcissa, is one of the first white women to travel the Oregon Trail. The Oregon Trail emigrants who chose to follow Stephen Meek thought his shortcut would save weeks of hard travel. Instead, it brought them even greater misery.
1864: Confederate forces under General John Bell Hood evacuate Atlanta in anticipation of the arrival of Union General William T. Sherman's troops. The Federal officer who sent his men naked against the enemy was Colonel James P. Brownlow of the 1st (Union) Tennessee Cavalry.
1870: The Prussian army crushes the French at Sedan, the last battle of the Franco-Prussian War.
1876: The Ottomans inflict a decisive defeat on the Serbs at Aleksinac.
1882: The first Labor Day is observed in New York City by the Carpenters and Joiners Union.