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Fife Camp teaches lessons in basketball, life

Cagers are prepared for any kind of opponent - even if it is the heat during the 14th annual Dan Fife Basketball Camp. "I couldn't ask for more from our kids," Fife, long-time Clarkston Wolves Varsity Basketball and hall of fame coach said....more >>
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Lansing bound

Slugger Chase Toth is ready for the next step after graduating from Clarkston High School in June and is heading to Michigan State University to play baseball. He made an oral commitment to the school before he signed his letter-of-intent earlier in the school year....more >>
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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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Born August 5th
1876: Mary Ritter Beard, American historian and writer.
1906: John Houston, film director of such movies as The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and The Maltese Falcon.
1908: Miriam Rothschild, English scientist and writer.
1923: Richard G. Kleindienst, one of the key officials who helped elect Richard Nixon to the presidency in 1969.
1930: Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon.
August 5th
in history
0: Castilian sailors in Barcelona, Spain set fire to a Jewish ghetto, killing 100 people and setting off four days of violence against Jews.
1762: Russia, Prussia and Austria sign a treaty agreeing on the partition of Poland.
1763: Colonel Henry Bouquet decisively defeats the Indians at the Battle of Bushy Run in Pennsylvania during Pontiac's rebellion.
1815: A peace treaty with Tripoli--which follows treaties with Algeria and Tunis--brings an end to the Barbary Wars.
1858: The first transatlantic cable is completed.