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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 October 2nd
1879: Wallace Stevens, poet.
1890: Julius Henry 'Groucho' Marx, comedian, one of the five Marx brothers (the others being Chico, Harpo, Zeppo and Gummo).
1900: William A. 'Bud' Abbot, comedian, the straight man to Lou Costello.
1901: Roy Campbell, poet (The Flaming Terrapin).
1904: Graham Greene, novelist (The Power and The Glory, The Heart of the Matter).
October 2nd
in history
1931: Aerial circus star Clyde Pangborn and playboy Hugh Herndon, Jr. set off to complete the first nonstop flight across the Pacific Ocean from Misawa City, Japan.
1941: The German army launches Operation Typhoon, the drive towards Moscow.
1950: The comic strip Peanuts, by Charles M. Schultz, makes its first appearance in newspapers.
1964: Scientists announce findings that smoking can cause cancer.
1967: Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court justice, is sworn in. Marshall had previously been the solicitor general, the head of the legal staff of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and a leading American civil rights lawyer.