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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 October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1897: The first comic strip appears in the Sunday color supplement of the New York Journal called the 'Yellow Kid.'
1901: Anna Edson Taylor, 43, is the first woman to go safely over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She made the attempt for the cash award offered, which she put toward the loan on her Texas ranch.
1916: Henry Ford awards equal pay to women. Industrialist Henry Ford helped lead American war production with the gigantic facility at Willow Run.
1917: The Austro-German army routs the Italian army at Caporetto, Italy.
1929: Black Thursday--the first day of the stock market crash which began the Great Depression.