Everest runs over competition at Corunna Early Bird Invite

The Mountaineers finished first place in the Corunna Early Bird Invitational last week. The Everest Collegiate Girls Cross Country team finished with 26 points during the meet held on Aug. 31. “Many ran times they didn’t run until October last year,” said Coach Mary Williams, adding it was a strong start with perfect conditions. Four […]

Local group helps women soar with upcoming Wings of Courage

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Women’s Life of Clarkston is partnering with Sanctum House giving women their wings to soar during Wings of Courage on Sunday, October 10 from 1-4 p.m. at Oakland County International Airport. “We are excited about it,” said Jill Goss from the Clarkston chapter of Women’s Life. “It […]

A Look Back for September 8, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “The cat made them do it” Springfield Plains Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss and their school’s new mission statement with “Cat in the Hat” at the school. “Honoring the past” Jacob Petty, one of Independence Township’s early settlers and a Revolutionary War veteran, buried in Sashabaw […]

Wendi’s Word: Those first days

It began… Jonathan is now in Kindergarten. His elementary school journey began last Thursday. Naturally it began with the first day of school photos. I let him choose inside or outside, and he wanted to go outside. He chose the location…under a tree. Amazingly, he actually seemed excited to hold the photo board this year. […]

A Look Back for September 1, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “Nice message” The Clarkston Chiefs Football and Cheer teams entered an inspirational float in downtown Clarkston’s Labor Day Parade, as well as had an impressive number of marchers. “The lure of the big computer” Clarkston High School was awarded a $25,000 grant to purchase computer […]

Wolves start on right foot at Big House

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Fans roared as running back Ethan Clark made an 11-yard run into the end zone with five minutes left in the Clarkston Varsity Football’s Battle at the Big House game against Davison last Friday. “It’s a dream come true,” Clark said about scoring his touchdown in the […]

Clarkston Volleyball bringing energy to the court

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Spikers dove into a busy week, coming out with wins, losses and learning a lot against tough competition. Clarkston Varsity Volleyball opened the week at the Oxford Quad, Aug. 24, going 2-1. They won their first game against Lake Orion in two sets, 25-16 and 25-19. Junior […]

Wolves learn in first loss

Clarkston Girls Varsity Field Hockey opened the season on Saturday. They held their own as they fought a tough Rockford team and lost, 4-0. “We talked about how quickly the game moves then they are faced with it. It was an awakening. The first quarter they did very well,” said Cary Exline, head coach. “The […]

Top of the league in meet

The Wolves finished in second place in the OAA White Division League Meet No. 1 at Farmington Hills Golf Club, Aug. 24. The Clarkston Girls Varsity Golf team finished with a 336 for the day. Elin Gebrowsky led the team, hitting a 80 and tying for fourth place for the event. Madison Liles tied for […]

Winning streak in first week

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves ruled Lapeer during the weekend as they shut out three teams during the Lightning Cup. Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer team opened the day with a 3-0 win over Waterford Mott with goals from Richie Ludwig, Tyler Spitzer and Logan Wise. “It was good,” said Ian […]