Mountaineers named Coaches of the Year

Three coaches from Clarkston Everest Collegiate were named Regional Coach of the Year. John Haezebrouck led the Mountaineer Boys Varsity Soccer team in back-to-back district and regional titles. Mary Williams and the girls cross country team also claimed back-to-back regional titles as well as their first Catholic High School League championship title. Michael Pruchnicki led […]

Gibbs becomes mat head coach

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Brian Gibbs is making the move to head coach of the Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team after being an assistant coach for the team. “My hope is to continue building off what our staff has already started,” said Gibbs, going into his fourth year with the Wolves. “We […]

Harvest baskets spread joy for the holidays

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Vehicles drove away from Clarkston Family Farm filled with Holiday Harvest Gift Baskets on Saturday afternoon. Each of the 50 baskets was filled with fresh farm produce, baked goods, local artisan goods, bath and body products, books and art supplies as well as gift cards to local […]

A Look Back for December 2, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Snowfall catches motorists” The sudden snowfall, which blanketed the area Thanksgiving eve, caused a few headaches for Independence Township motorists and a number of accidents were reported on Pine Knob, Andersonville, Sashabaw roads as well as M-15. “A working vacation” Though former music teacher Janet […]

Mountaineers successful on the courts

Clarkston Everest Academy Volleyball teams finished their fall seasons on a successful note. The 7/8 Volleyball team was undefeated in their 11 games against league opponents. The team of ten, composed of two seventh graders and the rest with eighth graders, lost to Holy Family A-Team in a tightly contested scrimmage. “Through hard work and […]

Annual fundraiser aims to find bone marrow donors, save lives

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Rockin’ for a Match celebrates its 10th year of rocking and saving lives with a virtual event this Saturday from 7-10 p.m. Clarkston resident Taylor Lang, Rockin’ for a Match founder and president, shared the event looks different this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, but it will […]

A Look Back from November 25, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Traffic worries neighbors of new school” It was soon apparent, at a nearly full house at Clarkston High School’s theater, residents living on Walters and Fleming Lake roads were concerned about traffic volume and safety for when the new high school would be built. “Helping […]

Plan in place for fall tournaments

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Wolves and Mountaineers could finish their playoff season for the fall if allowed by the Michigan Departmen of Health and Human Services. Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Representative Council approved adjusted schedules to restart and finish fall tournaments when the three-week pause would end Wednesday, Dec. 9. […]

Head coach looking forward to being on slopes

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Brian Popelier is looking forward to getting on the slopes as he moves from assistant coach to head coach for the Clarkston High School Ski. “I am excited to have a sport that is outdoors and have some normalcy we have been lacking since the COVID pandemic,” […]

Successful season for Mountaineers

The 5th- 8th grade girls soccer team from Clarkston Everest Academy finished the season 5-0-2 and won the league for the first time since 2006. “We are excited to get the year 2020 on the CYO banner in the gym,” said Coach Richard Cross. “They were a joy to coach and each one of them […]