Season ends on the ice

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team finished the season to Orchard Lake St. Mary’s in the MHSAA PreRegional on March 10. The Wolves scored two goals on the hosts made by Austin McKay and Danny Milano with an assist from Trevor Gilman, but St. Mary’s shut them down […]

Cagers earn spot on Elite Eight

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The seniors walked off of the basketball court at West Bloomfield last Thursday. The MHSAA Class A Girls Basketball Regional final wasn’t over but they knew they had joined the Elite Eight and were heading to the quarterfinals. The 50-33 win over Waterford Kettering for the regional […]

Grapplers take All-State honors

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With 40 seconds remaining in his last match for the day, junior Jake Billette scored three points on his opponent and for the second time within five months, he was victorious at Ford Field – this time for the Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team. He finished in third […]

A Look Back for March 14, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Schools cut $900,000” As part of their three-year spending reduction plan, the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education approved Phase I of their budget reduction for the 2004 fiscal year. “$12 million road project debated” Who should pay for the upgrading of Sashabaw from a […]

Athletes of the Week: Undefeated season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer As the clock on the scoreboard counted down in the Clarkston Girls JV Basketball’s last game of the season on Feb. 22, they knew they achieved their goal of going undefeated. “They had great team chemistry,” said Kirstie Arendsen, head coach. The season began with the girls […]

Leaders to the end

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Fans at Clarkston High School erupted in cheers as head coach Dan Fife held up the district trophy, Friday night. The Wolves defeated Oxford, 77-35, for their 40th district win. “When we’re shooting like that, it’s an easy coaching job,” said Fife, long-time head coach of the […]

Remembering the life and the kindness of Laura Rose Terry Coat

Laura Rose Terry Coat passed away peacefully at Ada’s Vineyard on December 15, 2017 at 77 years of age after a six month stay for dementia-related memory issues. Laura was born in Clarkston, Michigan on July 24, 1940, the second of five children born to William and Florence Terry. Laura loved education and was very […]

Bonnie Sue Lape

LAPE, Bonnie Sue, (nee Millen) of Almont; formerly of Clarkston; sunrise May 5, 1953; passed away sunset March 7, 2018 at the age 64. Beloved wife of David; loving mother of Christine (Juan) Moreno, Nicole (Jacob) Eland and Erin (Michael) Vezzetti; proud “Mina” of Brittany, Brian, Morgan, Felicia, Elly, Michael, Tate, Owen, Anna and Oliver; […]

Art woven with socialization at club

Club Create Clarkston learned some basics of basket weaving at their February meeting at Picasso’s Grapevine on Main Street. “This is their first time basket weaving,” said Robert White, one of the art and social club’s founders. Instructor Ethel Gill led the activity. Created in 2015 and meeting every third Monday, they also work on […]

Rulers of the league!

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers knocked out Hazel Park in the running for the OAA Red league title last Thursday as they claimed their 12th consecutive league title with a 48-38 win. “It was a great win,” said Dan Fife, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “You could tell our […]

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