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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 April 23rd
1902: Halldór Laxness, Nobel Prize-winning Icelandic novelist (The Fish Can Sing, Paradise Reclaimed).
1926: J.P. Donlevey, American-born Irish writer (The Ginger Man).
1926: Virgil I. Gus Grissom, Mercury and Gemini astronaut, died in an accident on Apollo 1.
1928: Shirley Temple Black, child actress, later U.S. ambassador.
1932: Jim Fixx, runner and writer who popularized running as a form of exercise in the 1970s.
April 23rd
in history
1856: Free Stater J.N. Mace in Westport, Kansas shoots pro-slavery sheriff Samuel Jones in the back.
1865: Union cavalry units continue to skirmish with Confederate forces in Henderson, North Carolina and Munsford Station, Alalbama.
1895: Russia, France, and Germany force Japan to return the Liaodong peninsula to China.
1896: Motion pictures premiere in New York City.
1915: The ACA becomes the National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA), the forerunner of NASA.