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 […]

Learning to keep robots in line

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Young minds were kept busy during RUSH Junior Robotics and RUSH Robotics camps in June. The junior camp was for students entering grades first through third and is based off the FIRST LEGO League Jr. program, offered in the fall. Participants learned about robots and how to […]

Football camp at Everest

Young gridiron heroes had fun during the Everest “All for Him” Football Camp, June 25-27. Campers in third through sixth grade worked on fundamentals with the help of Everest Collegiate High School Football players. The campers worked on offense, defense, and special teams, with competitions each day including the 40-yard dash, short shuttle, punt, pass, […]

Fun at the fair

The holiday fun continues at the Oakland County Fair, open through July 14. Many enjoyed rides, shows and carnival treats on the hot day including bottomless chocolate milk on opening day last Friday, July 5.  The fair is located at Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg. Please visit for more information including a daily […]

Kids learn leadership, communication on the court

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The young cagers took over the Clarkston Junior High School gym for Dare to Dream, last week. Girls in grades third through ninth worked on their basketball skills while participating in drills and playing games. “It’s going great,” said John Weyer, head coach for Clarkston Girls Varsity […]

Wendi’s Word: Getting healthy

I see my newest journey in steps. Step one – must be in the spot where you are mentally there. Really, if you aren’t in it, the success isn’t going to be as big as you want it. Step two – make the contact, which in this case was a quick email to Brittany Golden […]

A Look Back for June 26, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Foyteck, Patterson win” Incumbent Karen Foyteck far outpaced challengers in the election for Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education with 1,181 votes. Newcomer Joan Patterson finished with 964 votes to take the second spot for four-year terms. “It’s a silver celebration for this summer’s ‘Concerts’” […]

Lax season ends in quarters

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves finished the spring season strong against Detroit Catholic Central in the MHSAA Division 1 Boys Lacrosse Quarterfinals with a 12-3 loss. “We played extremely well against them,” said Brian Kaminskas, head coach, adding it was a four-point ballgame heading into the final quarter. “It was […]

Athlete of the Week: Strikeouts lead to wins

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Pitcher Olivia Warrington made an impact on Clarkston Varsity Softball both on and off of the field. To top off her senior year with the team, she had 14 strikeouts against Hartland in the MHSAA Division 1 Softball Quarterfinals as the Wolves won, 11-3. “Olivia really pitched […]

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