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Taking charge out of Lathrup

Fans in blue and gold erupted with cheers during the fourth quarter as the Wolves posted more points on the board against visiting Southfield-Lathrup. Clarkston ended the OAA Red battle with their tenth win in the season with a 71-53 victory....more >>
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Taking over the lanes

The pins fall back as the bowling ball strikes them and the Clarkston Boys Varsity Bowling team celebrates with the teammate who made it happen. The Wolves have been working hard after school at Cherry Hill Lanes North on their techniques and their skills to get to their 5-1 record....more >>
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Calvano aids in victories in tournament

Grapplers head into their last week of the regular season after posting wins and losses last week. They ended the week with four wins and one loss at the annual Macomb-Oakland Duals at Waterford Kettering on Saturday....more >>

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Rivalry heats up

The battle for the OAA Red league title against Lake Orion ended in defeat on Saturday night. The Wolves lost 2-1 in an overtime battle with their cross town rivals in front of a packed house at Detroit Skating Club....more >>

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Remaining undefeated

The Lady Wolves held onto their undefeated record by outscoring Pontiac in the second half of their home game last Friday. With the 55-46 win, the girls are now 13-0 overall. Clarkston closed the first half of the game six points behind the Lady Phoenix....more >>
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Making a big splash in tri-meet

The Wolves picked up two victories last week. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Swim team won all 12 events in a tri-meet they held at the high school on Jan. 26. They beat Berkley High School, 142-44 and Southfield, 149-29....more >>
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Born September 18th
1819: Leon Foucault, French physicist.
1827: John Towsend Trowbridge, poet and author of books for boys, wrote the Jack Hazzard and Toby Trafford series.
1839: John Aitken, physician and meterologist.
1895: John G. Diefenbaker, prime minister of Canada from 1957 to 1963.
1905: Greta Garbo, actress nominated for Oscars for her roles in Anna Christie and Ninotcha.
September 18th
in history
1830: Tom Thumb, the first locomotive built in the United States, loses a nine-mile race in Maryland to a horse.
1850: Congress passes the second Fugitive Slave Bill into law (the first was enacted in 1793), requiring the return of escaped slaves to their owners.Dedicated Massachusetts abolitionist Silas Soule.
1862: After waiting all day for a Union attack which never came at Antietam, Confederate General Robert E. Lee begins a retreat out of Maryland and back to Virginia.George McClellan and 'Fatal Thursday.'
1863: Union cavalry troops clash with a group of Confederates at Chickamauga Creek. Desperate stand at Chickamauga.
1874: The Nebraska Relief and Aid Society is formed to help farmers whose crops were destroyed by grasshoppers swarming throughout the American West.