Athlete of the Week

Luke Prudhomme was versatile on both sides of the football as well as off of the field and was awarded Scholar Athlete for his work. ‘It’s a great accomplishment for myself because it shows I have been able to balance my sports and my academics,? said Prudhomme. His parents would tell him school come first […]

Cagers work out kinks in scrimmage

Cagers spent the day after Thanksgiving playing scrimmages against a few teams. They still have a few more weeks until their first game, but the scrimmages helped them find a few kinks to get out. ‘I wasn’t comfortable with how we played,? said Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball Coach Dan Fife. ‘We will use it for […]

Wendi’s Word A column by Wendi Reardon

We asked for your help earlier to help us collect food for Lighthouse Emergency Services and Neighbor for Neighbor and you came out and showed your Clarkston spirit. We are asking for your help again. This year Clarkston News is doing something different for the Christmas holiday. Instead of doing Secret Santa and giving each […]

Turkey therapy

Runners indulged in an extra serving of their favorite dish on Thanksgiving Day after participating in the first annual Sweet Potato Shuffle. Participants had the option of walking, running, jogging or shuffling from Independence Township Library through downtown Clarkston back to the library. Kim Coates put together the event when her daughter, Katelyn, a 2008 […]

Awards for athletic achievement

The season has ended but the Wolves? gridiron gang shared lasting memories at their award banquet. Clarkston Head Football Coach Kurt Richardson began the night thanking his coaches, the players, the parents and everyone who helped and supported the boys during the season. ‘We really didn’t know what to expect,? said Richardson talking about the […]

Clarkston Chiefs help mother battle breast cancer

Jodi Witherspoon had tears in her eyes when she saw what her Clarkston Chiefs family did for her. The JV White team, coaches and staff added pink ribbons to their helmets and hats for their semi-final playoff game at Dryden on Nov. 1. They did it to support women everywhere ? including Witherspoon and her […]

Fiteny leads icers to victory with early goal

Icers skated into their new season last week with two wins. Senior Micheal Fiteny led the way for the boys by scoring two goals at home against Stoney Creek on Thursday, 4-2. The referee dropped the puck and the boys quickly gained control of the puck at the beginning of the game. Less than two […]

Hitting the court

Lady Cagers are gearing up for their season to begin next Tuesday. The team is mixed with six returners and a seven fresh faces. ‘I am really excited,? said Kaleigh Kenny. ‘We are really a young team so it will be exciting to see how the season unfolds.? Captains Kenny, Jena Manilla and Connor Daugherty […]

Athlete of the Week

Alicia Curry and Andrea Dean took to the field during the Lion’s game on Sunday. They were representing Clarkston in the state finals of the annual Pepsi Punt, Pass and Kick Competition. Curry competed in the 10-11 age group and was the State Champ. Dean took fourth place in her 12-13 age group. Curry had […]

Making the choice

The pressure of deciding which college to attend is over for two Clarkston athletes. Nicole Janek and Lauren Gardner signed their letters of intent on Nov. 5 and shared the moment with friends, family and their coaches. Both had various schools looking at them, but their main consideration was which one would fulfill their academic […]