Alumni edges out current Mountaineers on soccer pitch

Clarkston Everest Collegiate Boys Varsity Soccer team took on alumni members of the Everest soccer program last Friday. John Haezebrouck, head coach for the team, shared as in years past, it took a few minutes for the alumni team to get their legs under them and shake off the rust. The varsity team jumped out […]

A Look Back for August 18, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “Heigh ho, heigh ho, it’s off to Epcot he goes” Jim Simonson, a Clarkston High School graduate continuing his music studies at Oakland University, successfully auditioned for the swing band which played in front of American Adventure in Epcot. “Substitute mom will drive the kids” […]

Athletes fill Lighthouse this Saturday during annual Rush for Food

Clarkston football and cheerleading teams are tackling hunger during their 24th Annual Rush for Food this Saturday, Aug. 21. The student-athletes collect food and household items for Lighthouse of Clarkston to help the community who cheers them on throughout the season and the year. The goal for this year is to collect 8,000 pounds. From […]

CHS volleyball tradition major appeal for Wolves’ new coach

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The fall high school sports season began in earnest this week and among those excited for a new year is Ali Smith. Smith took over as head coach for the Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team after Kelly (Avenall) Pinner retired at the end of January after 18 seasons […]

Wolves field hockey in good hands with new varsity coach

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cary Exline decided it was a good time to he move up to head coach for Clarkston Girls Varsity Field Hockey. “My wife asked me why and I said it’s a good time to get involved in the school and what is going on in your community,” […]

Fantastic fishing

Cody Salzmann won the Phoenix Bass Fishing League in Trenton on Aug. 1. Salzmann, of Clarkston, finished in first place with his five-bass weighing 22 pounds and 11 ounces, earning $5,735 for his victory. The 2021 Major League Fishing Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine is a 24-division circuit devoted to weekend anglers, […]

Rush for food returns Aug. 21

Clarkston football and cheerleading teams are tackling hunger during their 24th Annual Rush for Food, Saturday, Aug. 21. The student-athletes collect for Lighthouse of Clarkston to help the community who cheers them on throughout the season and the year. The goal this year is 8,000 pounds collected. From 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., Clarkston Football […]

Lift off!

Jack Berry finished the World National Powerlifting Federation National Powerlifting tournament in Youngstown, Ohio setting records and winning championships. Berry, a senior at Clarkston High School, competed in the 134-pound weight range and returned with three new Michigan records and three new American records. He set records at 200-pound squat, 130-pound bench press and 275-pound […]

Top finishes for Everest swimmer

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Benjamin Luginski took six first place finishes when he competed in the Michigan Swimming 12 & Under State Championship meet at Saline High School in July. Luginski, a seventh grader at Everest Academy, swam in six individual events – 50-yard freestyle, 50-yard backstroke, 50-yard butterfly, 100-yard IM […]

Team building and fun before season starts

The Clarkston Everest Collegiate Girls Cross Country team went to team camp during the last week of July. The team camp is always a highlight of the season with lots of time for team building, theory sessions, and fun between the twice-a-day workouts. The team has the opportunity to get to know one another better […]