A Look Back for April 7, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “Easter yes, spring no” Youngsters enjoyed the marshmallow drop at Clintonwood Park, sponsored by Independence Township Parks and Recreation. Those who found colored marshmallows received Easter baskets. “Township moves forward on Sashabaw” When it came to the Sashabaw Corridor, Independence Township official were being proactive, […]

Clarkston closes season in regionals to St. Mary’s

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers began a 14-1 run with two minutes left in the third quarter to take the lead in the MHSAA Division 1 Regional 2 Semifinal game against Orchard Lake St. Mary’s, March 30. Junior Nathan Steinman gave Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball a 34-32 lead with three points […]

Clarkston grads at helm in spring sports

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Two familiar faces are at the helms of the varsity baseball and softball teams this season. Clarkston High School graduates Katie Smith and Addison Turk have moved from the assistant coach position to head coach. “I am so honored to be in this role and look forward […]

Cagers battle in playoff loss

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves gave it all they had in their loss to Marian in the regional semifinals last week, 63-50. “It was tough, but I was so proud of them,” said Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball Head Coach John Weyer. “We had a game plan and went in hoping […]

Three All-State finishes in Clarkston wrestling

Senior Ashton Anderson finished the MHSAA Division 1 Wrestling Individual Finals as state champion in the 125-pound class He went 4-0 for the competition opening with falls over Northville’s Jack Gattoni, 3:01; and Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central’s Mason Childers, 1:59. He won his match over Battle Creek Lakeview’s Brad Collins due to injury before […]

Mountaineer Update for April 7, 2021

Clarkston Everest Collegiate Boys Varsity Basketball finished the season in the regional semifinal, 59-50, March 30. Facing state champions Southfield Christian in their own gym, the Mountaineers didn’t let their opponent’s early lead dishearten them. The Mountaineers reeled the Eagle back in quarter by quarter, taking the lead with 18 seconds to go. The Eagles […]

Wolves join Dragons for success in the pool

Clarkston athletes were back at it with the Dragons United Varsity Water Polo teams at the end of March as the seasons for the boys and girls teams began. The Boys Varsity Dragons team won their season opener against Chelsea on March 27, 14-1. Lake Orion junior Jack Watt covered the net for the entire […]

A Look Back for March 31, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “CHS student files for school board seat” Peter Bertling, a senior and class president at Clarkston High School, turned in petitions to run for a seat on the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education. “Stadium may be moved” The site plan for the new Clarkston […]

SCAMP grateful for grant

Clarkston SCAMP has been awarded a grant of $4,000 from the State of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA). The grant was awarded through the MCACA peer review process and was one of many applications to compete for MCACA fiscal year 2021 funding. “We are so grateful for the opportunity to get this […]

Mountaineers capture district title

The Clarkston Everest Collegiate Boys Varsity Basketball team won the MHSAA Division 4 District 126 championship with a 57-50 win over Oakland Christian. Lucas Cross led with 14 points. Michael McGrath had 12 points and Joey Thibodeau had 12 points. They defeated Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes in the semifinal, 67-34. They play Southfield […]

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