Back on the court

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers are getting ready for their first game on the court as they head to Sterling Heights Stevenson this Friday for the season opener. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team spent last Friday morning preparing with a scrimmage against four teams. They also went against four teams […]

Mountaineers ready for new season

Everest Collegiate High School & Academy is ready for the winter season with athletes playing on 17 sports teams, including basketball, bowling, and cheerleading. The 2018-19 seasons marks the return of the EC Competitive Cheer team. “I am very excited to share we have eight girls committed to bringing the sport back,” shared Nancy Burgess, […]

Season on ice opens with win, losses

The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team opened the Birmingham tournament last Friday with a goal from Brandt Botterill against Bloomfield Hills in the first period. The Black Hawks evened the score with their own goal and took the lead with 11 minutes left in the second period. With five minutes remaining in the game Brendan Walk […]

A Look Back for November 21, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Chief wants midnight shift” The new Clarkston Police Chief Ernest Combs wanted his officers on midnights and asked the City Council to consider reinstating city officers on the midnight shift and discontinue contracting the Independence Township Sheriff’s Department substation. “Sherwood’s forest loses a tree” High […]

Ford Field bound for fourth state title

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves are heading back to Ford Field for the fourth time in six years, ready to take on Chippewa Valley for the state championship, Saturday, 1 p.m. “It never gets old, it never gets old,” smiled Kurt Richardson, long-time Clarkston Varsity Football head coach after they […]

Athletes of the Week: Signs of success

Clarkston celebrated five athletes as made their mark on their Letters of Intent during the Fall Signing, Nov. 7. Emily and Mallory Ferguson, cross country and track, University of Toledo; Caroline Hughes, swimming, Cleveland State University; Shawn Slater, cross country and track, Oakland University; and Jaclyn Marra, soccer, University of Miami – Florida. Jeff Kosin, […]

Swim season ends at states

The Clarkston Girls Swim and Dive team completed their season at the MHSAA Division 1 State Championships at Eastern Michigan University, Nov. 16 and 17. The 200-yard Medley Relay team with senior captain Caroline Hughes, sophomore Alexis Moon, sophomore Evie Dice and junior Haley VanBuskirk finished in 11th place, 1:48.03. The same team also competed […]

A Look Back for November 7, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Dog bite disrupts downtown Clarkston trick-or-treat” A 12-year-old girl was treated for a dog bite to her finger on Halloween. The girl, walking a shih-tzu, was bitten when she attempted to rescue her dog from conflict with a Great Dane. “Drivers dress up for Halloween” […]

Over the finish line as state champs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston runners outpaced early predictions for a top five finish at states, instead finishing on top at the MHSAA Divison 1 Cross Country State Championship at Michigan International Speedway. The Girls Cross Country team earned first place with 134 points on Saturday. The last time the girls […]

Eagles shut down from title

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves excitedly surrounded Team Manager James Barnett as he held up the district trophy to the Clarkston Varsity Football team after they defeated White Lake Lakeland last Friday, 26-6. “We did a lot of nice things,” said Kurt Richardson, long-time head coach for Clarkston, adding the […]

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