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Fife Camp teaches lessons in basketball, life

Cagers are prepared for any kind of opponent - even if it is the heat during the 14th annual Dan Fife Basketball Camp. "I couldn't ask for more from our kids," Fife, long-time Clarkston Wolves Varsity Basketball and hall of fame coach said....more >>
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Lansing bound

Slugger Chase Toth is ready for the next step after graduating from Clarkston High School in June and is heading to Michigan State University to play baseball. He made an oral commitment to the school before he signed his letter-of-intent earlier in the school year....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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Born October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1878: General Lew Wallace is sworn in as governor of New Mexico Territory. He went on to deal with the Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid and write Ben-Hur. His Civil War heroics earned him the moniker Savior of Cincinnati.
1890: Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.
1908: The Ford Model T, the first car for millions of Americans, hits the market. Over 15 million Model Ts are eventually sold, all of them black. Visiting the Past: Automotive History.
1942: The German Army grinds to a complete halt within the city of Stalingrad. Winter tempest in Stalingrad.
1943: British troops in Italy enter Naples and occupy Foggia airfield. The Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat Team fought bravely in eight major campaigns.