Team RUSH prepares for annual Regatta

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comCLARKSTON — It wouldn’t be summer without students on Clarkston High School Team RUSH 27 Robotics gearing up to make cardboard and duct tape boats to set sail in the annual RUSH Regatta at Deer Lake Beach, July 13.The ultimate prize for the teams is to win the RUSH Cup, which […]

Success on Deer Lake for cardboard boats, students

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Staff Writer Team RUSH 27 Robotics built their cardboard and duct tape boats so well this year that not even Deer Lake or the rain could take them down during the annual RUSH Regatta on July 8. “The day was great,” said Coach Kyle Hughes. “Although we got a […]

Battle of cardboard boats begins

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Staff Writer Clarkston High School Team RUSH Robotics students are hard at work prepping for the annual RUSH Regatta at Deer Lake Beach, July 8. Students break into teams and build a boat made of only cardboard and duct tape to sail on the lake. The ultimate prize is […]

Lake racers

Team RUSH 27 students in Team 1 – France and Team 6 – America faced each other once again during the RUSH Regatta at Deer Lake Beach. After racing each other in the first round during the cardboard and duct tape boat race, they competed in a rematch in the championship round. They stayed within […]

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,” […]

Lake race leads to learning

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer School may be out for the summer but students on the Team RUSH Robotics team are hard at work with their annual Rush Regatta quickly approaching on July 13. The students are divided into teams and as they build their duct tape and cardboard boats to sail […]

Racers gear up for RUSH Regatta

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Senior Jessica Ray knows a few things about winning the annual RUSH Regatta and Ray along with teammates senior Emily Jeung, senior Matthew Macbeth and sophomore Gabe Puzio in Team One plan to win this year’s cardboard and duct tape boat race on July 14. This will […]

Teams race to the RUSH Cup on the lake

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Students are finishing the final touches on their cardboard and duct tape boats as they prepare to race in the 10th Annual RUSH Regatta at Deer Lake Beach this Saturday. For students in eight teams with Team RUSH 27 Robotics team it’s an opportunity to get to […]

Ships of cardboard to set sail

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Plans are made, cardboard collected, and duct tape’s ready to go for the annual summer RUSH Regatta at Deer Lake Beach, July 15. Freshmen Evan Bennett and Garrett Bailey are excited for their first boat race, in which Team RUSH 27 is divided into eight teams vying […]

RUSH races on the lake

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Staff Writer Students on Team 8 celebrated after battling through three races and sailing through the time trial at Deer Lake Beach last Saturday in front of over 300 people. The team, sponsored by The Clarkston News, won the final race at the 9th Annual RUSH Regatta with their Medieval […]