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Golf outing for football

Deadline to sign up for the 12th Annual Clarkston Football Family and Friends Golf Outing is this Friday. The golf event is Aug. 3. Registration begins at noon at Pine Knob Golf Course in Clarkston....more >>
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Rolling in the learning

Future Wolves Girls Soccer Camp wrapped last Thursday after four days of fun and learning. The camp was led by Clarkston High School Girls Varsity Soccer Head Coach Sarah Wasilk, her coaching staff and varsity players....more >>
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Kicking overseas

Kicker Jimmy Todd is heading to Shanghai, China, this week to compete in the Manchester United Soccer Club World Cup U-15 Finals. Todd and his 14 teammates from the Nike Premier Vardar Soccer Club will represent the United States at the event....more >>
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Perfecting Cager skills

Sixty basketball players filled with energy and excitement overtook the Clarkston High School gym last week for Fife Fundamentals Camp. "It was a great week," said Dan Fife, head coach for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team....more >>
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Top in their league

The Michigan Impact White U-12 Girls team won the championship for the Michigan Youth Soccer League U-13 Girls Red Division. They finished in first with a record 7-2-1 for the spring season....more >>
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Born August 1st
1779: Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner.
1818: Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S.
1819: Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick
1942: Jerry Garcia, lead singer of the Grateful Dead.
1951: Jim Carroll, musician and writer of The Basketball Diaries.
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in history
1834: Slavery is abolished throughout the British Empire.
1864: Union General Ulysses S. Grant gives general Philip H. Sheridan the mission of clearing the Shenandoah Valley of Confederate forces.After nearly 10 months of trench warfare, Confederate resistance at Petersburg, Virginia, suddenly collapsed.
1872: The first long-distance gas pipeline in the U.S. is completed. Designed for natural gas, the two-inch pipe ran five miles from Newton Wells to Titusville, Pennsylvania.
1873: San Francisco's first cable cars begin running, operated by Hallidie's Clay Street Hill Railroad Company.
1880: Sir Frederick Roberts frees the British Afghanistan garrison of Kandahar from Afghan rebels.