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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 3rd
1875: Ferdinand Porsche, automotive engineer, designer of the Volkswagen in 1934 and the Porsche sports car in 1950.
1894: Richard Niebuhr, theologian.
1907: Carl Anderson, physicist and 1936 Nobel prize winner for his discovery of the positron.
1914: Dixie Lee Ray, Chair of the Atomic Energy Commission who received the U.N. Peace Prize in 1977.
1927: Hugh Sidey, news correspondent and author of John F. Kennedy, President.
September 3rd
in history
1783: The Treaty of Paris is signed by Great Britain and the new United States, formally bringing the American Revolution to an end.
1838: Frederick Douglass escapes slavery disguised as a sailor. He would later write The Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass, his memoirs about slave life. At Douglass' home in Washington, D.C., visitors can learn about his successes--and his disappointments.
1855: General William Harney defeats Little Thunder's Brule Sioux at the Battle of Blue Water in Nebraska.
1895: The first professional American football game is played in Latrobe, Pennsylvania between the Latrobe Young Men's Christian Association and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe wins 12-0.
1914: The French capital is moved from Paris to Bordeaux as the Battle of the Marne begins.A fanatically selfless sense of duty drove nurse Edith Cavell to harbor Allied soldiers behind German lines.