A Look Back for May 17, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Clarkston unites for Day of Prayer” Clarkston and Independence Township came to together in celebration of the National Day of Prayer during the fifth annual breakfast held at St. Daniel Catholic Church. People from various religions met, forgetting their differences, to ask for God’s blessing. […]

Running into post-season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves have their sights set on Friday as they head into the MHSAA Track and Field Regional meet and a chance to qualify for the state meet. Kevin Breen, head coach for the boys and girls teams, noted they are looking for individuals to place at […]

Athlete of the Week: Playing strong on varsity

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Hitters have a few more weeks until the MHSAA Softball District playoffs on June 3 and freshman Hannah Cady is ready to help her team win the title. “Cady is a pretty impressive athlete,” said Don Peters, head coach of the Clarkston Varsity Softball team, after […]

Hits drive way to wins for Lady Wolves

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hard hitting and tough defense toppled two OAA Red teams for the Clarkston Varsity Softball team last week. “They got the job done,” said Don Peters, head coach of the Lady Wolves. “They were all business. It’s four more league wins – that’s always good.” The Lady […]

Kick off summer with camps

The school year is close to the end and registration is open for summer camps through Clarkston Community Education. Clarkston Varsity Baseball Head Coach Phil Price hosts Summer Baseball Clinics for players ages 7-14 with two sessions. The first session is for beginner to intermediate level players, June 19-22; the second session is for high […]

A fine day in the park

Mother Nature gave families a sunny, warm day to enjoy Kids Day in the Park at Clintonwood Park, held by Independence Township Parks, Recreation & Seniors. The free event included over 20 activities sponsored by local businesses. Activities included making a bird feeder, making bubbles, archery, milking a cow, visiting the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department […]

Day to celebrate Ryan

The legacy of Ryan Kennedy continues to live on in Independence Township as the memorial playground built in his honor opened with a ribbon cutting on Saturday morning. “Today is a beautiful day,” said Kim Karp, Ryan’s mom, before apologizing she might cry. “It’s okay because it’s a happy day and sad day all in […]

Varsity loss breeds lacrosse competition

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves are looking forward to their next round of competition after going through their most recent loss. They posted a 12-7 loss last Thursday to Troy Athens. Jordon Sommerville opened the game with the first goal for the Wolves, 90 seconds into the game. Keelan McKouen […]

5-game winning streak

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Kickers finished last Friday’s game on a streak going five games undefeated with a 2-1 win over Farmington. Senior Maddy Dooling scored both times in each half for the Clarkston Girls Varsity Soccer team with senior Jessica Bennett assisting both times. “Good performances from everybody,” Damian […]

Athlete of the Week: Softball future for Clarkston junior

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Junior Paige Blevins is making an impact for the Lady Wolves with big saves and big hits. Within the first few weeks of the Clarkston Girls Varsity Softball games she hit ten home runs including three against Lake Orion in the Lady Wolves double header win, April […]

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