Team RUSH prepares for annual Regatta

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comCLARKSTON — It wouldn’t be summer without students on Clarkston High School Team RUSH 27 Robotics gearing up to make cardboard and duct tape boats to set sail in the annual RUSH Regatta at Deer Lake Beach, July 13.The ultimate prize for the teams is to win the RUSH Cup, which […]

Clarkston Equestrians named district champs

The Clarkston Junior Equestrian Team finished as district champions at the Shiawassee County Fairgrounds, June 14-16.The Wolves are a Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association Division D team competing against teams from Perry and Owosso in District 11. They finished the district meet with a combined total of 215 points to claim the District 11, D Division […]

Mountaineer Pennanen wins high school state golf title

By Lisa PaineThe County Press Sports METAMORA — Will Pennanen, a junior at Clarkston Everest Collegiate and Metamora resident, won the high school boys’ Div. 4 individual title June 8 at the Meadows at Grand Valley State University.Pennanen, who is part of the cart crew at the Metamora Golf and Country Club, earned the title […]

A Look Back for June 26, 2024

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1999Schools budget approval for ‘99-’00: The Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education took another step toward preparation for the upcoming fiscal year. An “abbreviated” hearing on the 1999-2000 budget took place to further explain details of the budget first presented at the June 14 board meeting.Judge […]

Scout gives community a place to relax

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — There are new places to relax at Independence Oaks County park after Eva Bousho installed hammock stands there for her Girl Scouts Gold Award Project.Bousho, a 2024 graduate of Clarkston was drawn to the project based on how often she spent time on her own hammock during the […]

Boys volleyball wraps up first season

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comCLARKSTON — Kramer Everett summed up the inaugural spring season of boys volleyball at Clarkston High School in one word – successful“We got them started,” said Everett, head coach for Clarkston Boys Volleyball. “They had a great experience. They are excited about it. They want to work hard in the season. […]

Wolfpack Update for June 19, 2024

Clarkston Track and FieldClarkston athletes finished in the season in the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Track and Field Finals at East Kentwood, June 1.The Wolves had finished in the top 20 in six events.Allison Thurman finished as state champion in the 200-meter adaptive wheelchair event on her first visit to state finals with a […]

A Look Back for June 19, 2024

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1999Congratulations, graduates!: It was an end and a beginning on Wednesday, June 9 as the Clarkston High School Class of 1999 went through commencement exercises at the Pine Knob Music Theater. It marked the final graduating class of the century, but for 441 seniors receiving their […]

Wendi’s Word: Remembering Dan Fife

It was my first day at The Clarkston News in 2007 and Phil Custodio, the editor at the time, mentioned I should call the Clarkston High School Athletic Office and set up a day and time to meet with the athletic director, Dan Fife.I called, and I met with Fife the next day. It was […]

Clarkston graduates 495 students

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — The crowd of 495 Clarkston High School graduates moved the tassel on their caps from the right side to the left side, marking not only the end of the 2024 Commencement at Pine Knob Music Theatre but the end of their journey with Clarkston Community Schools and beginning […]