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Lady Wolves learn at kickers camp

Campers sat in the shade and enjoyed their popsicle treat as they ended their week long Future Wolves Girls Soccer Camp last Thursday. For four days 56 girls in grades 3-8 learned basic technical and tactical skills for soccer....more >>
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Anderson set for Junior Olympics

Eight-year-old Bo Anderson is preparing for a trip to Wichita, Kansas where he will compete in the 45th USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships. Anderson recently competed at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Junior Olympic Region 5 Competition at the GaREAT/SPIRE Sports Complex in Geneva, Ohio against athletes from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and Lake Erie, July 9....more >>

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Jumping to new heights

Kortni Chrisman lined up the athletes on Thursday and told them to hold the water balloon like a shot put. As each one of the Track & Field Camp participants put the balloon firmly next to their neck Chrisman got into position - laying down on the cement ground....more >>
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Hit the mound

Players took their position on one of the softball fields at Clintonwood Park last Wednesday for another sunny game. Teams made of players ages 50 and up meet every Monday and Wednesday for their league games....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
1860: The first British tramway is inaugurated at Birkenhead by an American, George Francis Train.
1861: Union General John Fremont declares martial law throughout Missouri and makes his own emancipation proclamation to free slaves in the state. President Lincoln overrules the general.
1892: The Moravia, a passenger ship arriving from Germany, brings cholera to the United States.
1932: Nazi leader Hermann Goering is elected president of the Reichstag.
1944: Ploesti, the center of the Rumanian oil industry, falls to Soviet troops.