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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 20th
1878: Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884: Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885: Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891: Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
1917: Arnold Red Auerbach, second winningest basketball coach in history with 1,037 victories for the Boston Celtics.
September 20th
in history
1561: Queen Elizabeth of England signs a treaty at Hamptan Court with French Huguenot leader Louis de Bourbon, the Prince of Conde. The English will occupy Le Harve in return for aiding Bourbon against the Catholics of France. Buckingham Palace is a symbol of strength and tradition.
1565: Pedro Menendez of Spain wipes out the French at Fort Caroline, in Florida.
1604: After a two-year siege, the Spanish retake Ostend, the Netherlands, from the Dutch.
1784: Packet and Daily, the first daily publication in America, appears on the streets.
1806: Explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark pass the French village of La Charette, the first white settlement they have seen in more than two years.Ken Burns' unique vision of the American West.