RUSH-ing into Worlds

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Team RUSH 27 finished the last of their tweaking and are set to make another run to win another FIRST World Championship this week in Detroit. “We know what to expect in term of competition,” said senior Val Vargas. “We know what to expect in terms of […]

A Look Back for April 17, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Independence Township to revisit sound ordinance” Noise problems in Deer Valley subdivision had the Independence Township Board of Trustees revisiting the sound ordinance after residents packed the board meeting to voice concern about individuals renting property to use motorcross bikes. “Resident learns new way to […]

Radium tech on trial in high school drama

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer The Clarkston High School Drama Club takes you back to the 1920s as they perform “Radium Girls” by D.W. Gregory at the high school’s Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27 at 7 p.m. Radium is the miracle cure and Grace Fryer and […]

Softball battles wind for wins

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The strong wind brought in the cold, but Clarkston Varsity Softball heated up the field with two wins in their season opener against South Lyon East. They won the first game with a solo walk-off home run from junior Hannah Cady in the bottom of the seventh […]

Sluggers primed for league play

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Baseball team battled against three teams last week as they added wins and losses. The Wolves opened the week with a split in the double header against Davison, April 9. They won the first game in a five-inning mercy, 11-0 after opening the game […]

Wolfpack Update

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team opened the season at the Southern Swing Invitational last Friday and Saturday. They finished in first place Friday with 308 at Locust Hills Golf Club in Springfield Hills, Ohio. Patrick Deardorff led the team, hitting a 74 for the day, finishing in third place. Cole Smaka hit a 75 […]

Cool times on Oxford track

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer The Clarkston High School Track and Field teams headed to Oxford in a chilly OAA Red League match up. The girls team won their meet 90-47. The top three placers in the track events are: in the 100-meter dash, Allie Eriksen, first, 12.97; Karlie Mattinson, second, 13.50; […]

Spring break rescue from ocean riptide

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston High School students Alex Byrd and Tyler Brueck were in the right place at the right time when they saved two children in a rip current during spring break in Florida last week. The two juniors visited the beach with their families and friends enjoying the […]

A Look Back for April 10, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Severance incentive draws 54 takers” More than a few Clarkston school employees were taking advantage of a one-time severance package to save on the next year’s budget. The monthly personnel report included 39 certified teachers and 15 support staff to leave in June. “Helping Lighthouse” […]

Athlete of the Week: Titles Grant-ed

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Grant Berden kept busy during spring break as he won the NUWAY Individual Nationals Championship and MYWAY State Championship for his weight class. Berden, a first-grader at Clarkston Elementary, defeated four wrestlers in the MYWAY State Championship in the 52-pound weight class, March 30. “It felt really […]

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