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Sam Wycoff joined the rest of the group as they got ready to play their last scrimmage on Thursday in Adventures in Softball. The softball clinic was held last week by Don Peters, Clarkston High School Girls Varsity Softball head coach with help from his coaching staff and varsity players....more >>
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Rodgers impacts finals

Before the Wolves closed their spring season, Clarkston High School 2011 graduate Matt Rodgers helped lead the way to victory. During the district playoffs he brought in two runs with his homerun hit over the fence to tie the score in the first inning, 2-2....more >>
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Born October 20th
1854: Arthur Rimbaud, poet.
1874: Charles Ives, composer.
1884: Bela Lugosi, Hungarian-born film actor famous for his portrayal of Count Dracula (1931).
1891: Sir James Chadwick, physicist who won the Nobel Prize for discovering the neutron.
1901: Adelaide Hall, cabaret singer.
October 20th
in history
1818: The United States and Britain establish the 49th Parallel as the boundary between Canada and the United States. Invasion of the Fourteenth Colony.
1870: The Summer Palace in Beijing, China, is burnt to the ground by a Franco-British expeditionary force.
1903: The Joint Commission, set up on January 24 by Great Britain and the United States to arbitrate the disputed Alaskan boundary, rules in favor of the United States. The deciding vote is Britain's, which embitters Canada. The United States gains ports on the panhandle coast of Alaska.
1904: Bolivia and Chile sign a treaty ending the War of the Pacific. The treaty recognizes Chile's possession of the coast, but provides for construction of a railway to link La Paz, Bolivia, to Arica, on the coast.
1924: Baseball's first 'colored World Series' is held in Kansas City, Mo. The talented athletes of the negro leagues.