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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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Six-year-old finds his footing on water

Austin Zoldos slipped his feet into his waterskis and he went into a sitting position on the water. The six-year-old wrapped his hands around the rope and readied himself as the boat pulled away from the dock at Lake Oakland....more >>
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Athletes of the Week

Shadows 97 lead on the green

The kickers of Clarkston Select Soccer Club Shadows 97 finished their spring season high in the league. The team took second place in 13U Girls Red in the Michigan Youth Soccer League....more >>
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Holding the trump card

Clarkston residents finished in the top three places at their euchre club. Rob Bondy took first place, Steve Wyckoff took second and Steve Wylie took third. The euchre club meets six times a year and their last game of the season was June 25....more >>
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ICE softball too hot to handle

The ICE Fastpitch 14U-Blue team finished third in their state tournament. The Clarkston-based team finished 5-2 during the NSA B tournament, where over 30 teams competed. They also finished second in a USSSA elite tournament in Canton....more >>
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Riverdawgs lead the pack

The 'Dawgs put their competition in the doghouse while they were in North Branch. The Clarkston Riverdawgs won the Battle of the Branch, June 25-26.They posted three wins and zero losses during the weekend....more >>
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Cartner selected to play in all-star game

This past season for Oxford varsity softball was something truly special as they were able to capture the league title in their final Flint Metro League season and advance to regionals before losing....more >>
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Born September 23rd
1889: Walter Lippmann, journalist, one of the founders of The New Republic Magazine in 1914.
1889: Louise Nevelson, sculptor.
1915: Clifford G. Shull, physicist, improved techniques for exploring the atomic structure of matter.
1926: John Coltrane, influential jazz saxaphonist.
1930: Ray Charles, rhythm 'n' blues piano player and singer.
September 23rd
in history
1788: Louis XVI of France declares the Parliament restored.
1795: A national plebiscite approves the new French constitution, but so many voters sustain that the results are suspect. Napoleon takes charge.
1803: British Major General Sir Arthur Wellesley defeats the Marathas at Assaye, India.
1805: Lieutenant Zebulon Pike pays $2,000 to buy from the Sioux a 9-square-mile tract at the mouth of the Minnesota River that will be used to establish a military post, Fort Snelling.
1806: The Lewis and Clark Expedition arrives back in St. Louis just over three years after its departure.Ken Burns' unique vision of the American West.