Wendi’s Word A column by Wendi Reardon

The fall season is fast approaching. But then, you probably already know if you have been out getting groceries or shopping for clothes. School supplies are out and have been since the Fourth of July. Does anyone else see something wrong with that? Don’t get me wrong. I am a fan of new pens, highlighters, […]

I can invent!

Camp Invention sparked students imagination and math and science skills for the third summer in a row. Campers, from first to sixth grade, participated in five different modules during the week. They created art out of recycled materials in “Art Park.” They tackled a polluted city and figured out ways to clean it up and […]

Concours kicks off weekend of cars

Waterford Hills Road Racing Inc. is going vintage this weekend. As part of their season-long, 50th anniversary celebration, organizers will host a full weekend of vintage vehicle displays and era-specific racing, and reunite past and present members and racers. The course was originally created in 1958 as a short one lane dirt track for time […]

Athlete of the Week

Tommy Ronk has spent his summer playing to the top of the Meijer’s G.O.L.F Adams golf tour, currently placed second for Player of the Year. His most recent tournament was last week in Tullymore. Ronk was one hole away from winning the two day tournament. On the last hole he hit a quadruple bogey on […]

Clarkston golf champs continue to reign over county

Lucas Belanger and Chad Wotton let their skills and golf swings lead them into the top places at the 34th Annual Oakland County Parks Junior Golf Tournament last month. Belanger took first place in the boys 13-14 division and Wotton placed second in the boys 15-16 division at Springfield Oaks. Belanger played in the tournament […]

Get ready for some football

As the fall season nears, the need for football increases. The need was answered with the eighth annual Clarkston Wolves Football Camp last week. Boys from grades 6-9 invaded the high school stadium and worked on skills and techniques such as catching, throwing and foot work with head coach Kurt Richardson, his coaching staff, and […]

Tournament leads with a success

Clarkston Community Education held their first annual Clarkston Schools Golf Tournament on July 14. The tournament was held in cooperation with After School Golf Academy at Bald Mountain Golf Course in Lake Orion. ‘I thought it would be fun for all the kids to get together,? said Patsy Castillo, Clarkston Schools Enrichment Facilitator Thirty-four participants […]

Travelling the world through works of art

Last Wednesday, young Clarkston residents traveled to Argentina without leaving the country. It was part of their Adventures of Art class held last week from Monday to Thursday. At the beginning of the week each child received a passport and then would visit different countries each day to see what kind of art they did […]

Sidewinders ready to win league title

The Oakland Sidewinders fastpitch softball team came home state championships after playing nine games over 4th of July weekend in Mount Pleasant. The Sidewinders won their first three games of the Amateur Softball Association 14U B State Tournament before they played the Michigan Bulldogs team and lost, 9-6. The loss put the Sidewinders in the […]

Athletes of the Week

Clarkston United States Tennis Association adult tennis players advance to State playoffs after winning their match against Midland Tennis Center, 3-2. The win was during the local district playoffs in Midland held July 11. ‘Midland has gone to state for the last five years,? said Jennifer Arkwright. ‘For us to beat them is a big […]