A Look Back for October 17, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Road commission limits truck traffic in downtown” After a season of loud and noisy construction trucks barreling through Holcomb Road and Washington Street, residents might get some relief as the Road Commission of Oakland County said no more trucks unless they were for local delivery […]

Bounce back over Dragons

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The scoreboard at Lake Orion reflected a 24-14 win for the Wolves last Friday. But the winners were the communities as players from both teams joined together for Clarkston’s Football for a Cure and Lake Orion’s Pink Out to raise money for those fighting cancer. “Two awesome […]

Chambers steps down as assistant

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Eric Chambers is stepping down as assistant coach with Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball after 24 years. He explained there were a lot of reasons to retire. “My loyalty to Coach Dan Fife is the biggest reason,” he added. “In 1998, after we lost in the quarterfinals to […]

Wasilk steps up as head coach

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Tim Wasilk has a new role as he takes over as head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “He loves Clarkston,” said Dan Fife, who retired from the position in September. “He’s all about Clarkston. He wants to coach basketball. He loves coaching basketball. I like one […]

Wolves aim to be best in program history with return to states

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Excitement broke out at the Clarkston High School tennis courts as the Wolves secured the ten points they needed to qualify for the MHSAA Division 1 Boys Tennis State Championship. They ended up finishing the regional match last Thursday with 13 points and in second place while […]

Girls rule the links at regional

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves are heading back to the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Golf State Championship again after winning their second consecutive regional championship last Thursday. “We are beyond excited,” said Lezlie Hallman, head coach for Clarkston Girls Varsity Golf. “They did phenomenal. They banded together and as a […]

A Look Back for October 10, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Where is Gulick Lake?” Lake Waldon Village residents living on Gulick Lake were saddened the water was near to dried up and wanted something done about it. Less than half an acre was left of the once 18-acre lake which used to have water levels […]

Tough lessons learned

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Fans from Clarkston and Oxford excitedly cheered on both sides of the Wolves’ football field last Friday night with less than a minute to go in the game. The visiting Wildcats moved the ball four yards closer to the endzone. Their next two passes went incomplete, putting […]

Athlete of the Week: Love for the team

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Sophomore Makenzie Zacharias stays on the sidelines as the the Clarkston Varsity Football players exit the field after their Friday night games. Each week it is the same as she isn’t quite ready to leave the track – she loves cheering for her team. “She is usually […]

Good night at net

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Spikers battled point for point during their fifth and tie-breaking match against Troy last Thursday. It closed with the Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team winning the last two points off a hit from junior Jordan Newblatt and a block for a 22-20 victory. “A lot of emotions,” said […]

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