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 […]

RUSH races

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Staff Writer The days are narrowing down to the 9th Annual RUSH Regatta at Deer Lake Beach this Saturday. “I am dreading sinking,” said Clarkston High School senior Conor Look about his first Regatta, adding he hopes to super waterproof the cardboard and duct tape boat. Students from Team RUSH […]

Boat building deadline approaching

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Staff Writer Time is ticking down for students as they build their boats and find sponsors for the ninth Annual RUSH Regatta, July 9. Clarkston High School Team RUSH students sophomore Val Vargas, juniors Megan Haddad, Brandon Kirk and Gabe Weir are excited for this year’s regatta. “Every year it’s […]