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Local triathletes place in Craig Greenfield race

Sunday was a good day for Clarkston Multisport Team. Several of the local athletes placed and/or beat personal best times at the Craig Greenfield Memorial Triathlon and Duathlon. "We did great a fantastic turn out by CMT," said team member Bob Light....more >>
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Sea Wolves take over league

The Sea Wolves swim team jumped into the pool at Oakhurst County Club, celebrating their win. Ths team won the Rochester Area Swim League Championship. The Sea Wolves won the championship with an impressive showing during the finals on July 24 and 25....more >>
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Image Photography division champs

Team Creator's Image Photography won the Championship in Independence Township Parks and Recreation's 15-18 year old division. They played Team Rumble V Band of Lake Orion, July 31, winning 7-5....more >>
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Dawgs out to play and win

Hitters fought through five consecutive games to win the Michigan Baseball Players Association Tri-State Showdown. The Clarkston Riverdawgs 9U team road to victory began on July 16 as they defeated Decatur, 15-1, and Gull Lake Storm, 18-2, in Kalamazoo....more >>
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Born September 1st
1795: James Gordon Bennet, editor of the New York Sun, the first tabloid-sized daily newspaper.
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist who created Tarzan, the Ape Man.
1907: Walter Reuther, labor leader who merged the American Federation of Labor with the Congress of International Organizations.
1923: Rocky Marciano, world heavyweight boxing champion who retired undefeated.
1939: Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
September 1st
in history
1836: Protestant missionary Dr. Marcus Whitman leads a party to Oregon. His wife, Narcissa, is one of the first white women to travel the Oregon Trail. The Oregon Trail emigrants who chose to follow Stephen Meek thought his shortcut would save weeks of hard travel. Instead, it brought them even greater misery.
1864: Confederate forces under General John Bell Hood evacuate Atlanta in anticipation of the arrival of Union General William T. Sherman's troops. The Federal officer who sent his men naked against the enemy was Colonel James P. Brownlow of the 1st (Union) Tennessee Cavalry.
1870: The Prussian army crushes the French at Sedan, the last battle of the Franco-Prussian War.
1876: The Ottomans inflict a decisive defeat on the Serbs at Aleksinac.
1882: The first Labor Day is observed in New York City by the Carpenters and Joiners Union.