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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 21st
1895: Juan de la Cierva, aeronautical engineer who invented the autogyro.
1902: Allen Lake, founded Penguin Books in 1935.
1912: Chuck Jones, animator and director of Warner Brothers cartoons.
1947: Stephen King, author best known for supernatural and horror tales.
1947: Marsha Norman,playwright (Getting Out, 'Night Mother).
September 21st
in history
1745: A Scottish Jacobite army commanded by Lord George Murray routs the Royalist army of General Sir John Cope at Prestonpans.
1863: Union troops defeated at Chickamauga seek refuge in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which is then besieged by Confederate troops. Overconfident and overextended, the Union Army of the Cumberland advanced into the deep woods of northwest Georgia. Waiting Confederates did not intend for them to leave. At Chickamauga Creek, the two sides collided.
1904: Exiled Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph dies of a broken heart.
1915: Stonehenge is sold by auction for 6,600 pounds sterling ($11,500) to a Mr. Chubb, who buys it as a present for his wife. He presents it to the British nation three years later. The stones of amazing size.
1929: Fighting between China and the Soviet Union breaks out along the Manchurian border.