Wendi’s Word: The silver lining

I didn’t go looking for trouble, I just found it. Remember all that rain we had a few weeks ago, I found some of it had ventured into the corner of my basement office. Here’s how it happened, the “If You Gave a Mouse a Cookie” version of what happens when I reorganize or clean. […]

A Look Back for September 9, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Hear them roar” The Clarkston Chiefs Cheerleaders let out a roar as they rounded the corner onto Main Street in downtown Clarkston during the Labor Day parade. They were one of many entries in the annual event which stretched just to over half an hour. […]

A Look Back for September 2, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “First day jitters” David Clements just didn’t want to go on his first day of first grade at Pine Knob Elementary. Teacher’s aide Debbie Sabo helped ease him into it by telling him about the fish tank in Paula Boehman’s classroom. Teacher Lars Covintree added, […]

Wolves continue to make a racket

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Brendan Aughe battled during his third and final match of the day on the Singles No. 4 court at Okemos, Aug. 25. “He played the match of the day for us ,” said Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis Head Coach Chas Claus. “He had a very long […]

Runners finish in third place at invite

It was a third place finish for the Clarkston Everest Collegiate Girls Varsity Cross Country team in the Michigan Catholic Invite on Saturday. The Mountaineers finished in third place in the St. Sebastian race at St. Francis Retreat Center with 90 points. Sophomore Caroline Cross led the runners, finishing in ninth place in the time […]

Mountaineers open in Ohio

Clarkston Everest Collegiate Boys Varsity Soccer was one of four Michigan teams to take a road trip to Ohio over the weekend to compete at Total Soccer Complex. The Mountaineers played Auburn Hills Oakland Christian in two games. They tied the first of their fall season with a 1-1 score. The lone goal was made […]

Vote to start school for Clarkston on Sept. 8

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education unanimously approved to push back the start of school to Tuesday, Sept. 8, during their meeting on Monday. Superintendent Shawn Ryan made the recommendation for the calendar amendment during the last Board of Education meeting, held Aug. 17, explaining they are […]

Mountaineers Leagues for fall

Mountaineers League 3v3 soccer for preschool through third grader boys and girls. The league runs on Wednesdays, Sept. 9 to Oct. 7, 6-7 p.m., at Everest Athletic Field, 5935 Clarkston Road. The cost is $70 per individual child, $65 per child for two children, and $60 per child for three or more children. Registration is […]

Competition on hold for Wolves’ volleyball, soccer, swim

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer A majority of fall sports are still in a holding pattern after an update from the Michigan High School Athletic Association last Thursday. The MHSAA Representative Council approved the start of competition in volleyball, boys soccer and girls swimming and diving in regions authorized for the activity […]

A Clarkston treasure turns 93

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor The secret to a long, healthy life is faith, according to longtime Clarkston resident Jeane Vanaman, who turned 93 on August 14. “Trust God and allow Him to lead you,” said Vanaman, who has lived in town for nearly 70 years. On her birthday, Vanaman was a popular woman. […]