Honored to be named to Hall of Fame

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Steve Himburg will be inducted into the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame in Lansing, March 7, to commemorate a lifetime of service. “It’s quite an honor,” said Himburg, who retired from teaching special education at Clarkston Junior High School in June 2017 after […]

A Look Back for February 19, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Mayor’s son turns entrepreneur” Curt Catallo, son of Clarkston Mayor Sharron Catallo, was planning a restaurant for the former Church of God on Main Street, which his parents owned. “We believe a niche needs to be filled,” he said. “We wanted to come up with […]

Racers zoom towards states

The Wolves punched their tickets for the MHSAA Division 1 Ski State Finals after both the boys and girls varsity teams qualified during the regional meet at Pine Knob Ski Resort, Feb. 12. “I am extremely proud of our student athletes accomplishments in and out of the classroom,” said Jeff Kosin, athletic director. “We stress […]

Athlete of the Week: Ready to take his shot

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Long snapper Jenson Walker plans to take his skills to Southeast Missouri State University after signing his Letter of Intent to become a Redhawk, Feb. 5. Walker, a Clarkston resident and senior at Holly High School, noted what stood out about SEMO was the academics and the […]

Wolves look to rebound for strong finish

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers are looking ahead to finish the season strong after their 58-43 loss to West Bloomfield last Friday. “They just outplayed us,” said John Weyer, Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball head coach. “They are just so good. Sydney Hendrix, she is just a freshman and a really good […]

Wrestlers pin down district championship crown

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Grapplers move forward in the post-season after success in the team district and individual district meets last week. The Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team claimed their 14th consecutive crown in the MHSAA Division 1 District 105 meet at Lake Orion, Feb. 12. “I am proud of the kids,” […]

Mountaineers finish as champs

The Clarkston Everest Collegiate Competitive Cheer team swept all three rounds to win the Cardinal Division Championship at St. Catherine on Feb. 11. They scored a total of 662.92 points, with 208.11 points in the first round; 186.621 in the second round; and 268.21 in the third round. Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard finished in […]

Sally A. Jackson

JACKSON, SALLY A. of Charlotte, formerly of Clarkston, passed away February 10, 2020 at 83 years of age. Loving wife of the late William; dear mother of Judith (Paul) McKinney, Jane (the late Ralph) Hettich (Phil), and Janice (Karl) Mertins; grandmother of 7; great grandmother of 17; dear friend of Neil Johnson; preceded in death […]

Shawn V. Foster

FOSTER, Shawn V. “Shawn-Boy” of Holly; passed away unexpectedly February 10, 2020; age 38. Loving husband of Rachel. Beloved son of John and Katherine Foster. Dear brother of Andrew (Nicole) Foster and Megan (Pedram) Farnia. Uncle of Gabrielle, Benjamin, Chase, Donna, Lynn, Kammy, Mina and Liam. Son in law of Marty (Valerie) Collins and Diane […]

Wendi’s Word: To theater or not to theater

For an insider peek, I usually have three ideas before I open the column template for my week. I have more while driving but three really stick. Late last week, I began with the first idea and now on Sunday I come back to a second idea because of an article I skimmed, discussing how […]