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Back on track with win

Cagers were back on track after posting their first loss in the season to Detroit Community on Jan. 17. They followed the 46-37 loss at home with a win on the road against Southfield last Friday, 64-48....more >>
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Excelling on court, in classroom

Senior Megan Hastings boosted her Clarkston Lady Wolves Varsity Basketball team last Thursday, adding 16 points to the score in the win against North Farmington, 58-42. "She is not the tallest, fastest or most athletic kid on the floor but she uses her strengths of mental toughness and knowledge of the game to excel," said mom, Kaye....more >>
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Lady Wolves still undefeated with win

Junior Delaney Kenny was ready to get back on the basketball court after sitting out a few games with a concussion. Within the first few minutes in the 58-42 win over North Farmington last Thursday she scored four points....more >>

Win on ice

Icers took care of an OAA Red league foe last week, beating Oxford at their home turf, 10-4. Senior Gabe Comos opened the game with the Clarkston Boys Varsity Hockey team's first goal....more >>

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No gutters here

The Clarkston Girls Bowling team took second place at the Oakland County Bowling Tournament on Saturday. They lost a close game to Lake Orion, 379-373. On the road to the finals they beat Walled Lake Central, Oxford and Farmington Hills Mercy....more >>

Staying strong

The Wolves continued to rule the snowy hill at Pine Knob as they remained undefeated after racing against Andover and Rochester last Thursday. During the Giant Slalom, they beat Andover, 13-23, and Rochester, 10-38....more >>
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Born September 20th
1878: Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884: Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885: Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891: Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
1917: Arnold Red Auerbach, second winningest basketball coach in history with 1,037 victories for the Boston Celtics.
September 20th
in history
0: Themistocles and his Greek fleet win one of history's first decisive naval victories over Xerxes' Persian force off Salamis.
1378: The election of Robert of Geneva as anti-pope by discontented cardinals creates a great schism in the Catholic church.
1519: Ferdinand Magellan embarks from Spain on a voyage to circumnavigate the world. Tales of the adventures that befell three conquistadores and their Moorish slave during the sixteenth century led to Spain's Francisco Výsquez de Coronado's exploration the American Southwest.
1561: Queen Elizabeth of England signs a treaty at Hamptan Court with French Huguenot leader Louis de Bourbon, the Prince of Conde. The English will occupy Le Harve in return for aiding Bourbon against the Catholics of France. Buckingham Palace is a symbol of strength and tradition.
1565: Pedro Menendez of Spain wipes out the French at Fort Caroline, in Florida.