Athlete of the Week: Regional champs

The Wolves finished their spring season in the Elite Eight in the MHSAA Division 1 Boys Lacrosse playoffs. “It was a great season,” said Brian Kaminskas, head coach for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team. “It was a great set of seniors and a great group behind them of juniors and powerful sophomores.” He added […]

CrossFit competitor

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Fifteen-year-old Claire Doty had her eye on her dream to compete in the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games and received an invitation to participate in the event in Madison, Wisconsin, Aug. 1-4. It was Doty’s goal to compete in the CrossFit Games, which are the Olympics of CrossFit. […]

Fife “fun”damentals

Dan Fife watched as young basketball players honed their skills last week. Fife, who retired as head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball early last fall, was back in the gym for Fife Fundamental Basketball Camp, for boys going into grades fourth through sixth. “I like seeing the kids,” he said. “I like to watch […]

Lake racers

Team RUSH 27 students in Team 1 – France and Team 6 – America faced each other once again during the RUSH Regatta at Deer Lake Beach. After racing each other in the first round during the cardboard and duct tape boat race, they competed in a rematch in the championship round. They stayed within […]

A Look Back for July 10, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Residents flock to July 4 parade, festival” On the ground and in the air, the Clarkston area celebrated Independence Day in a big way. Festivities included the traditional parade through downtown Clarkston, Festival of Fun, and fireworks at Clintonwood Park. “Composer wins first prize” Tessa […]

Hall of Fame honors for Lowney

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Mountaineers have been successful in sports while building their programs, and behind the scenes is Everest Collegiate High School and Academy Athletic Director Ann Lowney. The hard work has paid off as Lowney was recently inducted into the Catholic High School League Hall of Fame at […]

Athlete of the Week: Cady named All-American catcher

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hannah Cady is looking forward to going to to Huntington Beach, California, for the second consecutive year to play softball. Cady and her teammates from Finesse 18U Rex played in the Crown Point No. 2, a Premier Girls Fastpitch qualifier, in Indiana, June 21-23. “We won that […]

ICE on fire with victories at international tournament

ICE Silver Workman 16U won the College Exposure Aunt Rosie’s International Fastpitch Tournament in Buffalo, NY, June 21-23. The tournament began with a rain out on Friday which gave the players a chance for great team and family bonding. ICE Workman 16U came back hungry for wins on Saturday. They finished Saturday’s pool play with […]

Last-minute adjustments before cardboard boats hit lake

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Eight teams set sail on Deer Lake this Saturday when they compete for the RUSH Cup during the annual RUSH Regatta. Students from Clarkston High School Team RUSH Robotics encourage the community to come out and watch them race cardboard and duct tape boats. “It’s very entertaining,” […]

Day to celebrate Independence

Clintonwood Park was the place to be following the parade for Independence Fest. There were activities for kids including inflatables to climb, animals to visit at the petting farm and cool water at the spray park. Many stayed the whole day and enjoyed eating summer favorites like snow cones, buying from local crafters, listening to […]