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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 3rd
1900: Ernie Pyle, World War II correspondent who wrote about the common soldier.
1905: Maggie Kuhn, social activist and founder of The Gray Panthers.
1909: Walter Van Tilberg, Western novelist who wrote The Ox-Bow Incident.
1920: P.D. James (Phyllis Dorothy James), British mystery writer.
1924: Leon Uris, writer whose works include Battle Cry and Exodus.
August 3rd
in history
1807: The trial of Aaron Burr begins. He is accused of plotting the secession of New England.
1864: Federal gunboats attack but do not capture Fort Gains, at the mouth of Mobile Bay, Alabama.
1882: Congress passes the Immigration Act, banning Chinese immigration for ten years.
1908: Allan Allensworth files the site plan for the first African-American town, Allensworth, California.
1911: Airplanes are used for the first time in a military capacity when Italian planes reconnoiter Turkish lines near Tripoli.