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Lady Wolves learn at kickers camp

Campers sat in the shade and enjoyed their popsicle treat as they ended their week long Future Wolves Girls Soccer Camp last Thursday. For four days 56 girls in grades 3-8 learned basic technical and tactical skills for soccer....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Anderson set for Junior Olympics

Eight-year-old Bo Anderson is preparing for a trip to Wichita, Kansas where he will compete in the 45th USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships. Anderson recently competed at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Junior Olympic Region 5 Competition at the GaREAT/SPIRE Sports Complex in Geneva, Ohio against athletes from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and Lake Erie, July 9....more >>


Jumping to new heights

Kortni Chrisman lined up the athletes on Thursday and told them to hold the water balloon like a shot put. As each one of the Track & Field Camp participants put the balloon firmly next to their neck Chrisman got into position - laying down on the cement ground....more >>
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Hit the mound

Players took their position on one of the softball fields at Clintonwood Park last Wednesday for another sunny game. Teams made of players ages 50 and up meet every Monday and Wednesday for their league games....more >>
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Born October 4th
1919: Rene Marques, Puerto Rican playwright and short story writer.
1923: Charlton Heston, American film actor.
1928: Alvin Toffler, writer and futurist.
1941: Anne Rice, novelist.
1946: Susan Sarandon, American film actress.
October 4th
in history
1861: The Union ship USS South Carolina captures two Confederate blockade runners outside of New Orleans, La. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.
1874: Kiowa leader Satanta, known as the Orator of the Plains, surrenders in Darlington, Texas. He is later sent to the state penitentiary, where he commits suicide October 11, 1878. The life of Satanta.
1905: Orville Wright pilots the first flight longer than 30 minutes. The flight lasted 33 minutes, 17 seconds and covered 21 miles. The Virginia Air and Space Center is home to the Great Aerodrome, which almost beat the Wrights into the air.
1914: The first German Zeppelin raids London. The J.V. Martin Kitten failed at intercepting Zeppelins.
1957: Sputnik 1, the first man-made satellite, is launched, beginning the space race. The satellite, built by Valentin Glushko, weighed 184 pounds and was launched by a converted Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). Sputnik orbited the earth every 96 minutes at a maximum height of 584 miles. In 1958, it reentered the earth's atmosphere and burned up. Just nine months after President John F. Kennedy called for the U.S. to put a man on the moon before 1970, Mercury astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth.