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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 1st
1779: Francis Scott Key, author of the Star Spangled Banner.
1818: Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the U.S.
1819: Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick
1942: Jerry Garcia, lead singer of the Grateful Dead.
1951: Jim Carroll, musician and writer of The Basketball Diaries.
August 1st
in history
1096: The crusaders under Peter the Hermit reach Constantinople.
1464: Piero de Medici succeeds his father, Cosimo, as ruler of Florence.
1664: The Turkish army is defeated by French and German troops at St. Gotthard, Hungary.
1689: James II's 15-week siege of Londonderry, Ireland, ends in failure.It was a shaken and demoralized English column that returned to its northern Irish base at Newry on the evening of May 28, 1595.
1740: Thomas Arne's song Rule Britannia is performed for the first time.