Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun May 19, 2019

STaci vandagriff/River Valley & Ozark Edition Summer Davidson, left, and her brother, Sky, sit on the fireplace at their home in Clinton, surrounded by some of the athletic awards they’ve won throughout their high school career. The Clinton High School Athletic Booster Club named Summer as Female Athlete of the Year and Sky as Male Athlete of the Year. The siblings also rank high academically.

Super siblings

Clinton brother, sister win sports awards

Clinton High School graduates and siblings Summer and Sky Davidson have something else in common: They were each named Athlete of the Year. “They led not only on the field but off the field, and that’s how they were picked,” said Phillip Jones, president of the Clinton High School Athletic Booster Club. “I think it’s the first time for CHS to have a brother and sister [win the honors] the same year.” The two, who graduated Friday, were ... READ MORE


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