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American football in Europe

Linebacker Nathan Yeloushan used his football skills across the globe when he traveled to Italy, May 5-13. Yeloushan, a 2013 Clarkston High School graduate, traveled with the Siena Heights University football team to play the Italian National team....more >>
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Ending with a bang

Athletes of the Week

Hitters finished a stellar season as they ended their spring season at the MHSAA Division 1 Baseball Semifinals. "They really brought a lot of excitement to Clarkston Baseball," said Phil Price, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Baseball....more >>
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ICE heats up softball fields

The ICE Blue 12U team qualified for the ASA/USA National Championship in Bloomington, Ind. ICE Blue, a girls fast pitch softball travel team based out of Clarkston, went 6-3 in Novi during the qualifying tournament the weekend of June 20....more >>
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Born August 30th
1871: Ernest Rutherford, physicist who discovered and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation and was the first to achieve a man-made nuclear reaction.
1893: Huey P. Long, Louisiana politician who served as governor and U.S. senator, known as The Kingfish.
1918: Ted Williams, Hall of Fame outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, the last man to hit .400 in a season.
August 30th
in history
1932: Nazi leader Hermann Goering is elected president of the Reichstag.
1944: Ploesti, the center of the Rumanian oil industry, falls to Soviet troops.
1957: In an effort to stall the Civil Rights Act of 1957 from passing, Senator Strom Thurmond (D-S.C.) filibusters for over 24 hours. The bill passed, but Thurmond's filibuster becomes the longest in Senate history.
1961: President John F. Kennedy appoints General Lucius D. Clay as his personal representative in Berlin.
1983: Lieutenant Colonel Guion S. Bluford, Jr., becomes the first African-American astronaut to travel in space.