Lopsided game, but still lots to learn

The score at the end of the game did not reflect what Kurt Richardson saw from his players during the game. As head coach of the Clarkston varsity football team for the last 21 years, he knew what he was looking for from his team and Friday’s game showed a few more things needed tweaking. […]

Fresh faces swing into action

The faces may have changed, but the goal remains the same ? to qualify for the state finals. The girls varsity golf team lost five seniors last year, but have five juniors returning. ‘We’re really young, no seniors,? said Girls Varsity Golf Coach Larry Sherrill. ‘We’re just trying to get better with every practice.? Jessica […]

Kickers sweep the week

Kevin Pinkos picked up the soccer ball, twirled it between both of his hands and set it back on to the field. He took his position and aimed for the net in Clarkston’s free kick opportunity in the last half of the game against Rochester. The ball went into the net and the Wolves added […]

Bear brings understanding to children of divorce

Every year, more than a million children in the United States must deal with a divided home when their parents divorce or separate. B.B. the Bear and his book, “You and Me Make Three,” help children faced with that situation. Clarkston resident Edna Cucksey Stephens was approached to publish the book, written by Wendy Lokken […]

Set for league play

Spikers have a few goals for the new season ? a few of them include repeating their league win and move onto the district championship like they did last year. A step towards the goal begins this Thursday as the girls play Birmingham Seaholm in a league game. “From what I know from last year […]

Athlete of the Week

The Riverdawgs 12U baseball team had a lot of accomplishments over their summer season. They ended their season by winning the 21st Annual Grand Blanc Baseball Tournament in July. ‘We went 5-0 against very good teams,? said Head Coach Rich Hynes. The boys began the tournament against the Hawks from Howell. Eric Suran scored a […]

Goalies keep nets empty

Fans remained on the edge of their seats as the final minutes counted down on the scoreboard. Kevin Pinkos made a shot on the net and anticipation from the bleachers filled the air. Novi Detroit Catholic Central’s goalie Brandon Waterstradt blocked the shot and kicked it back into the field ? a common scene in […]

Gridiron heroes collect two tons of food in one night

One more car pulled up after the freshmen football team finished putting all the food inside Lighthouse Emergency Services. The last car load of the night finished the night at 4,000 pounds of food and toiletries raised for the 11th Annual Rush for Food on Aug. 22. They beat last year’s amount by 100 pounds. […]

Clarkston Mini Storage turns clutter into cash

Boxes full of unneeded items have been piling up in the corner and you keep saying you will sell it, but time is always an issue. Clarkston Mini Storage has the solution and can help turn those items into cash. In June, CMS became a trading assistant on eBay. Owner Lisa Detkowski started the service […]

Dream becomes reality with local coffee shop

Vanna Burtch always wanted a coffee and tea shop with books, but didn’t know how to make it happen. The owner of Higher Ground Coffee and Tea House was in Davisburg’s Sweetgrass shop talking to a lady about what she should be doing with her life. Burtch had worked in computers for 18 years and […]