Thespian success for CCS, EC

Drama students from Clarkston High School and Clarkston Everest Collegiate had a great weekend at the Michigan Thespian Festival in Lansing, Dec. 10-11. During the state-wide festival, thespians attend workshops, participate in events, receive receive individualized support from local professionals, audition for scholarships, and enjoy shows by area schools. Amy Seaman, CHS Theatre Manager and […]

Mountaineer Update for January 12, 2022

Clarkston Everest Boys Varsity Basketball defeated Cardinal Mooney with a buzzer beater by Lucas Cross at home last Wednesday, 51-49. They won their game against Oakland Christian on Friday, 65-43. * * * Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball defeated Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes on the road, 51-30. Freshman Sarah Bradley led with 16 points […]

A Look Back for January 5, 2022

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1997 “Iced-over Allen Road gets no attention” Deputy Steve Mallado wrote in his report a supervisor in the Road Commission’s Davisburg garage refused to send someone out to inspect Allen Road’s condition. Mallado and another deputy were trying to get to the scene of an accident […]

Area sports find high notes in 2021

Student-athletes began their 2021-2022 Fall and Winter seasons on time as the COVID pandemic was going on. Here are some highlights from the second half of 2021. July 6 Big hits at softball camp: Young athletes threw, hit and ran around the diamond during different obstacles on the last day of Clarkston Softball Camp. It […]

Second half of 2021: NHL dreams, changes in local government

Second half of 2021: NHL dreams, changes in local government

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer As we turn the calendar to 2022, let’s take a look back at the top stories from the second half of the year from The Clarkston News during 2021. July 7 Home of the brave: Independence Township honored local veterans with a free pancake breakfast at the […]

A Look Back for December 29, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “To the slopes!” Pine Knob Ski Resort was packed Friday as freshly fallen snow and a vacation from school brought out families. There was at times a wait to get on the tow ropes, and ski lessons were being conducted around the lodge. “Get used […]

Successful beginning of 2021 for Clarkston, Everest student-athletes

Athletic teams throughout the state continued waiting word about what would happen with their seasons due to the COVID pandemic. At the beginning of 2021, football, volleyball and girls swimming and diving were waiting on word when they could conclude their season with postseason tournaments. Winter sports were anxious to see when they could start […]

Wendi’s Word: Christmas movie mania

It’s hard to believe Christmas is only a few days away. It’s been different this year, not quite there in the holiday spirit but getting closer. A few of the ways I get into the spirit is with music and movies. The weekend weather was perfect if you didn’t have to be out and about […]

Wolves show support for fellow blue and gold Oxford

The three Clarkston Bowling teams wore their Oxford Strong blue and gold T-shirt in support of Oxford community last week as they competed against Royal Oak. All three teams also posted wins against the Ravens at Astro Lanes in Troy on Thursday. Clarkston Boys Varsity Bowling team won their meet against Royal Oak on Thursday, […]

Hard-fought game on court

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Keegan Wasilk scored two points on the free throw line, closing the gap against Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Prep to two points with two minutes left in Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball’s home game last Thursday. The Eaglets scored a basket then made eight shots from the […]