Going South

Recently I took a trip to Savannah, Ga. If you get a chance to go, do it. If you have the money for gas, do it (the sights are beautiful throughout Tennessee and Kentucky). If you are short on time, fly. We had driven on a previous trip. This time we flew, which meant I […]

Senior signs with Tiffin University

As her last year in high school comes to a close, Jennifer Johnston signed her letter of intent to attend Tiffin University in Ohio. ‘I think it’s great. It’s a very nice place,? said mom, Tammi Johnston. ‘She’s excited, so helps me to be excited.? ‘I am excited for her,? said girls varsity basketball coach […]

Runners place at meet

Girls Track took second place at the Oakland County Championship with 54 points. The boys team tied for 16th place with Farmington Harrison with 14 points. Placing in the top six: Autumn Touchstone, first in 300 hurdles, second in 100 hurdles, and sixth in long jump; Stephanie Thorstad, second in high jump; Kristen Smith, second […]

Girls tennis taking on state

For the fourth consecutive year, the varsity girls tennis team will be making an appearance at the state playoffs. The girls came in fourth place with 18 points during the regional competition on May 15. They earned enough points to qualify to go to the state playoffs next weekend. ‘My challenge for each of our […]

Running back to states

All-staters, Stephanie Thorstad, Autumn Touchstone and Kristen Smith, will make another appearance at the state meet this year. The girls track team took first place at the regional meet with 122.2 points on Saturday. They had a 50 point lead over second place Grand Blanc. ‘We didn’t expect to win by that much, so that […]

Athlete of the Week

Brook Chadwell hasn’t let anything slow her down on the softball field. ‘She has done a lot of special things behind the scenes,? said Clarkston varsity softball coach Don Peters. ‘She had key hits against Lake Orion, Troy and in the St. Clair Tournament.? When she was younger, she played softball on a Parks and […]

Trying to turn it around

Coach Phil Price knows anything can happen in baseball. After a week of losses, he and his team are ready to win again. ‘Lake Orion was a tough game for us,? said Price. ‘Their ace pitcher (Connor Mielock) had control. We competed for two innings and then fell apart.? The score was tied at zero […]

Celebration at home

Clarkston softball hitters celebrated their final home game with two wins over Stoney Creek. ‘I thought the girls played really well defensively,? said Clarkston girls varsity softball coach, Don Peters. ‘Another part, it was the seniors? last home game so that’s kind of nice. This was the first time we have done a softball game […]

No hesitation

A tradition for the lacrosse team is to never lose their last home game. They kept the tradition alive, beating Rochester United last Tuesday, 7-1. ‘It was senior night. We like to send the seniors out on a good note,? said Clarkston coach Brian Kaminskas. ‘We asked all of the underclassmen to rise up and […]

Blasting off!

Third graders at Springfield Plains Elementary spent Friday putting together rockets and watching them fly in the sky. For the kids to was a chance to build and decorate their own rocket. For teachers it was a way to get the students to use math and sciences skills they learned in the classroom and understand […]