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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 September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1947: James Forestall is sworn in as first the U.S. Secretary of Defense. President Harry S. Truman relied heavily on Dean Acheson for his most significant foreign policy achievements.
1957: The Thai army seizes power in Bangkok.
1959: The X-15 rocket plane makes its first flight.
1962: The first federal suit to end public school segregation is filed by the U.S. Justice Department.
1976: The Space Shuttle is unveiled to the public. Shuttles are the highest, fastest airplanes, but they can't break the image barrier back on the ground.