Icers rematch with Cougars ends in loss

While snow piled up outside, Icers inside were trying to even the score in the final period against Stoney Creek. Clarkston couldn’t find a way past the Cougars and lost the game, 4-2. “We played well the first period. We played well half way through the second period, and then we let in two soft […]

Undefeated cagers ready to come home

Cagers are ready for their first home game after defeating another team for their fifth win. Clarkston Head Basketball Coach Dan Fife always expects a good competition when going to Southfield-Lathrup and he got it from cheering fans and the high school band hitting the drums loudly. “Lathrup is always a good team and a […]

Bowlers score season highs

rth in the L’Anse Creuse North Bakers Tournament. They lost in the semi-final round in a close match. The boys have finished in the top four in their last four tournaments. During break they placed third at the Bangor John Glenn Tournament, and the girls took fifth out of 19 teams. Paul Anderson led the […]

Community volunteers help judge students? artwork

A start of a New Year, thought of dinosaurs ruling Earth thousands of years ago, brightness and awe of fireworks flashing in the sky. These were just a few ideas behind pieces submitted to the Reflections Program Contest at Bailey Lake Elementary School. The theme for this year’s contest was ‘Wow!? Participants could draw, compose, […]

Store offers more local, organic food

Essence on Main provides downtown Clarkston with a healthy and fresh alternative for the new year with organic food, Michigan made products, and unique table-top items. ‘We really are a gourmet specialty store,? said co-owner Joan Donnay. ‘But we like to put the emphasis on local and organic products.? They also put an emphasis on […]

Clarkston cagers come back strong from Christmas break

Cagers went back to classes on Monday and are ready to get into the bulk of their season. They begin this week with two OAA Red league games at North Farmington and Southfield-Lathrup. ‘It’s good to get started,? said Boys Varsity Coach Dan Fife. ‘Our league is as good as it gets in the state. […]

Athlete of the Week

As a volleyball libero, Jenna Coates was on top of her game, helping her team become OAA League and District champs. For her efforts she was named to Class A third team. ‘I feel really honored,? said Coates. ‘I feel good, all of the coaches put me in and saw my hard work on the […]

Wendi’s Word A column by Wendi Reardon

A big thank you to Sherrie VanderVeen from Clarkston United Methodist Church. She was so helpful with providing us with a family to adopt for Christmas. We became Christmas Angels to a family of five and pooled what we could and went to the stores and bought what we could. Somewhere out there in the […]

Nina’s cafe comes back to Sashabaw

Nina’s Comfort Food Caf? moved to The Fountains last the summer, but now they are back home at their original Sashabaw Road location. “We are glad to be back,” said owner Karen “Nina” Tracey. “We ventured out and tried to do more, but small and cozy is what Nina’s is. Everybody knows everybody.” The staff […]

Grapplers overcome snow, but fall to Dragons

Junior Matt Deitz led grapplers as he defeated Hazel Park’s Ethan Bogaert to take first place during the Oakland County Wrestling meet. Snow blanketed the area the night before the tournament and with nearly a foot covering the roads and classes being called off on Dec. 19, the tournament was delayed. Instead of grapplers competing […]