Verlinden’s star on the rise in film

Clarkston High School senior Brandon Verlinden rose from the bench and stood next to a Lake Orion player. They watched the monitors and the coaches discussing the next move. ‘Cut,? said Director Chuck Grady. Verlinden stepped back and went over to the Oxford Wildcats bench. He didn’t turn traitor. When Lake Orion High School said […]

Kessler wins talent show with song for grandma

When Sarah Kessler sings the song she wrote about her grandmother, she doesn’t think about the emotion and thoughts behind it, but lets the audience become tranfixed into the song. After singing ‘Never Gone,? she never expected to win the Flint Metro League Talent Show held April 23 at the Oxford High School Performing Arts […]

Road construction expected until Sept.

Stop and go traffic. Signs warning to merge into another lane. It must mean construction season is here and has already announced its arrival with barrels along the M-24 and Drahner Road intersection. Work on the intersection began in late March and is not expected to be finished until the beginning of September. Most of […]

Annual plant exchange May 16

Time to put your plants in pots and get them ready for Annual Free Plant Exchange and Daylily Sale. The Friends of Addison Township Public Library are gearing up for their annual exchange coming up on May 16. ‘It’s a great opportunity for the community to get together and share ideas and trade their flowers,? […]

Lights, camera, tip-off!

Decked out in their blue and gold attire, Oxford students cheered for their team as they played in the Lake Orion gym. ‘Cut,? called Director Chuck Grady. Everyone stopped their acting and waited for the next cue to continue. Hundreds of Oxford students and residents filled seats at Lake Orion’s fieldhouse to be extras in […]

Spring cleaning

Armed with rakes, brooms and leaf bags, the Cub Scout Pack 499 set off into the neighborhood to clean yards from fall leaves and debris from winter. The Cubs from Pine Knob Elementary hit the house of Clarkston residents who couldn’t clean the yard themselves. ‘It’s worth all the hard work to see the smiling […]

Meola leads in first lacrosse win

Lady Wolves formed their defense block around the lacrosse net and had their sticks ready as Brighton threw their shot. The ball missed the net and Clarkston picked up the ball and ran to the other side of the field. Mickayla Meola took aim as the seconds counted down on the scoreboard and the ball […]

Athlete of the Week

Clarkston resident Emily Gray passes her passion and dedication for soccer on to the next generation. The Notre Dame Prep senior created a soccer camp at SCAMP. Gray has been running a soccer camp at SCAMP for the past three summers and is planning to run it again this year. She began the program during […]

Spring fun at Depot Park

Clarkstonites enjoy warm spring weather with trips to Depot Park, feeding the ducks, going for rides on swings and merry-go-round, or just taking a walk.

Quick defense keeps competition scoreless

The rain poured onto the field as the ball landed at Alex Rodebach’s feet during a scuffle in front of Birmingham Seaholm’s net. The senior made her move and kicked it into the right corner of the net, giving Clarkston one point with ten minutes remaining in the first half in last Tuesday’s game. Lady […]