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Athletes' service continues

The gridiron heroes continue to give back to the community this week as they go through neighborhoods for their 16th Annual Rush for Food this Friday. The Freshman, JV and Varsity football players from the Clarkston High School Football program will collect non-perishable food for Lighthouse Emergency Services, off Sashabaw Road....more >>
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Athlete of the Week

Training pays off

Seventh-grader Alex Siegfried had a goal as he trained for the Lifetime Fitness Kid's Tri - he was going to win. His determination paid off as he finished in 34:02, taking first place out of 40 kids in the 11-12 age group....more >>
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New head coach for soccer

hen soccer players tried out for the season last week it was for a new, yet familiar face. Clarkston resident Curtis Payment took over as head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer team during the spring....more >>
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Trainer keeps athletes up and running

It is watching athletes return to the field after healing from an injury that is one of the perks of the job Katie Fleck enjoys. Fleck is the new face on the sidelines as the Clarkston High School athletic trainer....more >>
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Born September 16th
1893: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, biochemist who isolated vitamin C.
1925: Charlie Byrd, jazz guitarist.
1925: B.B. King, blues guitarist.
1926: John Knowles, writer (A Separate Peace).
1950: Henry Louis Gates Jr., critic and scholar.
September 16th
in history
1810: A revolution for independence breaks out in Mexico.
1864: Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest leads 4,500 men out of Verona, Miss. to harass Union outposts in northern Alabama and Tennessee. Armed with their new, lethal seven-shot Spencer rifles, Wilder's Lightning Brigade was all that stood between the Union Army and the looming disaster at Chickamauga Creek.
1889: Robert Younger, in Minnesota's Stillwater Penitentiary for life, dies of tuberculosis. Brothers Cole and Bob remain in the prison.
1893: Some 50,000 Sooners claim land in the Cherokee Strip during the first day of the Oklahoma land rush.
1908: General Motors files papers of incorporation.