A rockslide dooms Everest’s climb to the top of the mountain

Don Horkey

A “mountaineer” is defined as one who climbs mountains, and it’s an apt nickname for Clarkston-based Everest Collegiate High School. The band of 15 gutsy, stouthearted youths who comprise the football roster at Everest have scaled heights never before achieved in the school’s brief four-year history on the gridiron. After qualifying for the fourth consecutive…

10 CHSL teams kick off state football playoffs this weekend


Ten schools will represent the Catholic High School League in this fall’s Michigan football playoffs. The action starts this weekend, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29. Check daily papers or log on to mhsaa.com/sports/football for kickoff times. Only one of the schools is a defending state champion: Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Prep, which won back-to-back Division…