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Finding identity

Cagers are making their New Year's Resolutions and long-time coach Dan Fife hopes they include focusing on their identity as a team and getting their confidence back. The boys were in the gym during holiday break, practicing and going through drills after their 41-40 loss to Troy-Athens, Dec....more >>

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Athletes of the Year

Congrats 2010 Athletes of the Week, Jan.-June

January Everest Collegiate High School Boys Varsity Basketball team, Grappler Matt Deitz, Cager Anna Manilla *** February Icer Adam Frank, Kicker Hannah Siegfried, Grappler Zac Roberson, Clarkston High School Varsity Competitive Cheer team *** March Clarkston Boys Swim team, Grapplers Matt Deitz, Evan King, Zac Roberson, Jeff Sloney and Matt Vandermeer, Cager Matt Kamieniecki, Liberty Cheer teams The Sparklers and Firestorm, Our Lady of Lakes Girls Varsity Basketball team *** April Lacrosser Chapin White, Hitters Bailee Braunreuther and Taylor Hasselbach, Cagers Jordan Clark, Matt Kamieniecki and Tyler Scarlett, Kicker Katie Vondette *** May Clarkston Varsity Girls Soccer team, Softballers ICE Silver 12U team, Lacrosser Shelby Hutchinson, Hitter Liz Zezula *** June Shot-putter Nick Matich, Hitters Chris Mocerino and Tyler Scarlett, Tennis Kristina Lucas, Hitter Taylor Hasselbach, Hurdler Franziska Loetzner July through December in next week's print edition....more >>
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Born September 30th
1908: David Oistrakh, violinist.
1924: Truman Capote, author and playwright whose works include Breakfast at Tiffany's and In Cold Blood.
1927: W.S. Mervin, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
1928: Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, writer, best known for his first book Night about his own experiences in concentration camps.
1935: Johnny Mathis, singer.
September 30th
in history
1791: Mozart's opera The Magic Flute is performed for the first time in Vienna
1846: The first anesthetized tooth extraction is performed by Dr. William Morton in Charleston, Massachusetts.
1864: Confederate troops fail to retake Fort Harrison from the Union forces during the siege of Petersburg.With Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia stubbornly clinging to Petersburg, Ulysses S. Grant decided to cut its vital rail lines.
1911: Italy declares war on Turkey over control of Tripoli.
1918: Bulgaria pulls out of World War I.In 1878, Bulgaria had no army. By 1913, it had one of the most formidable land forces in Europe.