Teamwork learned at camp

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer A team of girls in tutus battled against their opponents wearing tie dyed T-shirts while two teams in pink played each other on the other side of the gym during Clarkston Volleyball Camp, June 21. “I gave the girls their teams and gave them a little bit […]

Athletes of The Week: Successful season for softball

The Clarkston Varsity Softball team finished the season in the Elite Eight, ranked first in the state in Division 1 and only lost three of their 42 games. “It’s amazing,” said Don Peters, head coach. “We played tough competition and tough games. More than not, came out on top. We grew as a team. Our […]

Wendi’s Word: Cleaning up the past

The purge of 2018 continues. Slowly, as everything is in the garage and those hot days slow down the pace, but it continues. I did make it through the box marked “things valuable to me” by a younger me, years ago. It did have Strawberry Shortcake figures. It also had an incomplete wooden set for […]

A Look Back for July 4, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Summer season construction slows traffic” Motorists encountered delays on Holcomb Road, including long stretches of one-lane traffic, because of the water main and storm sewer project which included new curbs and pavement. “Skateboard complaints call for police action” A rash of complaints regarding skateboarders in […]

Grad earns state title

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Paige Blevins can add one more title to her name after being named Miss Softball by the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association. “I was pretty shocked,” said the Central Michigan University bound softball player. “It is a huge achievement for somebody. It has always been a […]

Athletes of The Week: Tourney win for ‘Dawgs

The Clarkston Riverdawgs 12U team won the South Farmington Blues Invitational the weekend of June 16 and 17. The tournament was a USSSA (United States Speciality Sports Association) World Series Qualifier and the Riverdawgs beat the host team, South Farmington Blues, in an tense back and forth game which ended 10-7. The Riverdawgs head to […]

Athletes of the Year leave positive legacy at junior high

Mattie Drennan, Rocco Spindler and Garrett Dellinger made their mark on Clarkston Junior High School as freshman and were recipients of the Female and Male Athletes of the Year Award, May 30. Drennan was named Female Athlete of the Year. She earned her varsity letter in cross country and track and her JV letter in […]

Kids learn basics at robotics camp

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Kids were busy at work figuring what adjustments they had to do to their robots during RUSH Robotics Camp last week. They learned about NXT robots, built a robot and then learned how to move it a little bit at a time. “Then, we have them start […]

Racers gear up for RUSH Regatta

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Senior Jessica Ray knows a few things about winning the annual RUSH Regatta and Ray along with teammates senior Emily Jeung, senior Matthew Macbeth and sophomore Gabe Puzio in Team One plan to win this year’s cardboard and duct tape boat race on July 14. This will […]

A Look Back for June 27, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Deaf valedictorian making her mark in life” When Victoria “Tori” Calaman was just a baby, people told her parents she would never learn to read or write. At 17-years-old, Tori was valedictorian of her graduating class, a member of the National Honor Society and had […]

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