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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 1st
1795: James Gordon Bennet, editor of the New York Sun, the first tabloid-sized daily newspaper.
1875: Edgar Rice Burroughs, novelist who created Tarzan, the Ape Man.
1907: Walter Reuther, labor leader who merged the American Federation of Labor with the Congress of International Organizations.
1923: Rocky Marciano, world heavyweight boxing champion who retired undefeated.
1939: Seiji Ozawa, conductor.
September 1st
in history
1864: Confederate forces under General John Bell Hood evacuate Atlanta in anticipation of the arrival of Union General William T. Sherman's troops. The Federal officer who sent his men naked against the enemy was Colonel James P. Brownlow of the 1st (Union) Tennessee Cavalry.
1870: The Prussian army crushes the French at Sedan, the last battle of the Franco-Prussian War.
1876: The Ottomans inflict a decisive defeat on the Serbs at Aleksinac.
1882: The first Labor Day is observed in New York City by the Carpenters and Joiners Union.
1894: By an act of Congress, Labor Day is declared a national holiday.