Lacrossers give their all before going on spring break

The Wolves gave one last push as they tried to tie the score on Detroit Country Day on Saturday. It didn’t go as planned and they ended the game with a loss, 7-6. ‘They played well even though we made a few mistakes,? said Boys Varsity Lacrosse Coach Brian Kaminskas. ‘As we went more into […]

Athlete of the Week

Senior Chapin White adds it all when he is on – as well as off – the field. ‘He is an absolute workhorse,? said Boys Varsity Lacrosse Coach Brian Kaminskas, nominating White. ‘He is nonstop and never gets off the field. He is always moving the ball on offense and he is a defense middie. […]

Lady Wolves start with two wins

Kickers are proving they are a forced to be reckoned with this season. Within the first week of the girls soccer season, the varsity team has shut down two opponents. Sophomore Lindsey Adams scored the Lady Wolves lone goal against Oxford on March 29. The girls made a total of 13 shots on the Wildcats? […]

Eggs-citing times

Children stood at the sides of the field ready for Mill Pond Park’s 12 Annual Easter Egg Hunt to begin. Their hands held onto their Easter baskets and they glanced over the grass for any eggs. When the horn sounded they ran out to the field in droves and quickly the eggs disappeared. After they […]

Officials pleased with test results

The scores are in and students in the Clarkston Community Schools district continue to improve in the MEAP testing. While average results in the Michigan Education Assessment Program testing shows a small difference in some areas – it shows improvement. ‘We continue to be pleased with the efforts of our students on the MEAP,? said […]

Students reach Haiti-help goal

The goal was high but Pine Knob Elementary students were ready to raise $1,000 during ‘Our Hearts to Haiti? week. They surpassed it – raising $1,637.64 in five days. Fifth-grader Anne-Marie Dargay set the fundraiser in motion when she presented the idea to Principal Valerie Grimes. Dargay had watched the news and images of the […]

Wendi’s Word A column by Wendi Reardon

Amazed. After a week and a half I find myself still thinking about a concert I went to at The Palace of Auburn Hills – Michael Bubl?. It was the first time – and I didn’t know what to except. Some performers greet the audience with a settle ‘Hi, (fill in the name of city […]

School workers take 20% pay cut

Clarkston bus drivers and custodians are doing their part to solve the school district’s budget woes, to the tune of $790,000. District administration and union representatives from Clarkston transportation and custodial services worked since January, when budget recommendations to cut $13 million to the 2010-2011 budget included outsourcing the two services. Both agreed to reopen […]

Pinned first

Wrestlers triumphed over foes to take first place at the second Annual Oakland County Wrestling Tournament. Clarkston Junior High scored 240 points on March 13. It was twenty points more than second place Waterford Pierce Middle School. Pontiac finished in third with 195 points. ‘The guys wrestled great,? said Andy Auten, head wrestling coach at […]

Lacrossers split week

The Wolves showed off their skills as they began the season last week. They scored their first win on home territory against Perrysburg last Friday and taking them down, 12-4. ‘I thought overall it was a good victory,? said Brian Kaminskas, Boys Varsity Lacrosse head coach. ‘We came out a little slow, a little flat. […]