A Look Back for July 10, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Residents flock to July 4 parade, festival” On the ground and in the air, the Clarkston area celebrated Independence Day in a big way. Festivities included the traditional parade through downtown Clarkston, Festival of Fun, and fireworks at Clintonwood Park. “Composer wins first prize” Tessa […]

Hall of Fame honors for Lowney

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Mountaineers have been successful in sports while building their programs, and behind the scenes is Everest Collegiate High School and Academy Athletic Director Ann Lowney. The hard work has paid off as Lowney was recently inducted into the Catholic High School League Hall of Fame at […]

Athlete of the Week: Cady named All-American catcher

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hannah Cady is looking forward to going to to Huntington Beach, California, for the second consecutive year to play softball. Cady and her teammates from Finesse 18U Rex played in the Crown Point No. 2, a Premier Girls Fastpitch qualifier, in Indiana, June 21-23. “We won that […]

ICE on fire with victories at international tournament

ICE Silver Workman 16U won the College Exposure Aunt Rosie’s International Fastpitch Tournament in Buffalo, NY, June 21-23. The tournament began with a rain out on Friday which gave the players a chance for great team and family bonding. ICE Workman 16U came back hungry for wins on Saturday. They finished Saturday’s pool play with […]

Last-minute adjustments before cardboard boats hit lake

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Eight teams set sail on Deer Lake this Saturday when they compete for the RUSH Cup during the annual RUSH Regatta. Students from Clarkston High School Team RUSH Robotics encourage the community to come out and watch them race cardboard and duct tape boats. “It’s very entertaining,” […]

Day to celebrate Independence

Clintonwood Park was the place to be following the parade for Independence Fest. There were activities for kids including inflatables to climb, animals to visit at the petting farm and cool water at the spray park. Many stayed the whole day and enjoyed eating summer favorites like snow cones, buying from local crafters, listening to […]

Learning to keep robots in line

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Young minds were kept busy during RUSH Junior Robotics and RUSH Robotics camps in June. The junior camp was for students entering grades first through third and is based off the FIRST LEGO League Jr. program, offered in the fall. Participants learned about robots and how to […]

Football camp at Everest

Young gridiron heroes had fun during the Everest “All for Him” Football Camp, June 25-27. Campers in third through sixth grade worked on fundamentals with the help of Everest Collegiate High School Football players. The campers worked on offense, defense, and special teams, with competitions each day including the 40-yard dash, short shuttle, punt, pass, […]

Fun at the fair

The holiday fun continues at the Oakland County Fair, open through July 14. Many enjoyed rides, shows and carnival treats on the hot day including bottomless chocolate milk on opening day last Friday, July 5.  The fair is located at Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg. Please visit www.oakfair.org for more information including a daily […]

Kids learn leadership, communication on the court

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The young cagers took over the Clarkston Junior High School gym for Dare to Dream, last week. Girls in grades third through ninth worked on their basketball skills while participating in drills and playing games. “It’s going great,” said John Weyer, head coach for Clarkston Girls Varsity […]

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