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Football for a Cure

The boys trade their blue and gold jerseys for pink and light blue jerseys for their Second Annual Football for a Cure, their pre-season scrimmage on August 14. The boys will have names of family and friends touched by cancer on their jerseys as they play for a cure....more >>

Fundamentals with Coach Fife

Take your game to the next level at Fife Fundamentals Basketball Camp. From shooting to defense, boys entering 4th-6th grade will learn the fundamentals of the game from Dan Fife, Clarkston High School Varsity Boys Coach and his coaching staff....more >>

Basketball camp, July 19-23

Cagers get ready for building your skills at Fife Basketball Camp. The camp is held July 19-23 and is open to boys entering 7th-9th grade in the fall. From 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., you will stretch, build skills and participate in contests and games....more >>
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ICE puts a freeze on the competition

Clarkston hitters may have a chilly team name but they know how to heat up the field. The ICE-Silver 12U team won the Romeo Renegades tournament on June 27. They took down five teams on their way to the championship, finally knocking down one more for an undefeated day....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Hurdler meets her goals

Franziska Loetzner flew over each hurdle inching closer to her goal. When she reached the end of the 200-meter event at the Oakland County Meet she finished at 30.25, tying for the eighth grade record at Clarkston Junior High School....more >>
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Champions at tourney

The Clarkston Riverdawgs 9U team stormed the baseball fields in Farmington and brought home a trophy. They won the South Farmington Blues USSSA Baseball tournament, June 12-13. The boys defeated four teams along the way and had no losses....more >>
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Learning to bowl like a pro

Bowlers in Oxford and surrounding communities got a rare treat as two professional bowlers spent the afternoon at Collier Lanes in Oxford last Wednesday instructing bowlers of all ages....more >>
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Born September 3rd
1875: Ferdinand Porsche, automotive engineer, designer of the Volkswagen in 1934 and the Porsche sports car in 1950.
1894: Richard Niebuhr, theologian.
1907: Carl Anderson, physicist and 1936 Nobel prize winner for his discovery of the positron.
1914: Dixie Lee Ray, Chair of the Atomic Energy Commission who received the U.N. Peace Prize in 1977.
1927: Hugh Sidey, news correspondent and author of John F. Kennedy, President.
September 3rd
in history
1783: The Treaty of Paris is signed by Great Britain and the new United States, formally bringing the American Revolution to an end.
1838: Frederick Douglass escapes slavery disguised as a sailor. He would later write The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass, his memoirs about slave life. At Douglass' home in Washington, D.C., visitors can learn about his successes--and his disappointments.
1855: General William Harney defeats Little Thunder's Brule Sioux at the Battle of Blue Water in Nebraska.
1895: The first professional American football game is played in Latrobe, Pennsylvania between the Latrobe Young Men's Christian Association and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe wins 12-0.
1914: The French capital is moved from Paris to Bordeaux as the Battle of the Marne begins.A fanatically selfless sense of duty drove nurse Edith Cavell to harbor Allied soldiers behind German lines.