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Looking for a comeback

Icers learned a hard lesson on the rink in their opening game of their Thanksgiving Showcase when they lost in the third period to South Lyon Unified, 8-6. "The first two periods we played well," said Clarkston Varsity Hockey Coach Bryan Krygier....more >>
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Ace-ing the season

Spikers rewrote the history books during their 2011 fall season - making it into the Final Four in the run for the MHSAA Volleyball State Championship. Their run at the Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek ended to Lake Orion, Nov....more >>
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Born September 5th
1842: Jesse James, legendary outlaw of the American West.
1897: A.C. Nielson, founder of the Nielson Ratings.
1905: Arthur Koestler, Hungarian novelist and essayist who wrote about communism in Darkness at Noon and The Ghost in the Machine.
1912: John Cage, inventive composer, writer, philosopher, and artist.
1950: Cathy Guisewite, cartoonist, creator of Cathy.
September 5th
in history
1792:
1804: In a daring night raid, American sailors under Lieutenant Stephen Decatur, board the captured USS Philadelphia and burn the ship to keep it out of the hands of the Barbary pirates who captured her. Often venturing into harm's way, America's most famous sailing ship, the USS Constitution, twice came close to oblivion.
1816: Louis XVIII of France dissolves the chamber of deputies, which has been challenging his authority.
1859: Harriot E. Wilson's Our Nig, is published, the first U.S. novel by an African American woman.
1867: The first shipment of cattle leaves Abilene, Kansas, on a Union Pacific train headed to Chicago.