Swim season ends at states

The Clarkston Girls Swim and Dive team completed their season at the MHSAA Division 1 State Championships at Eastern Michigan University, Nov. 16 and 17. The 200-yard Medley Relay team with senior captain Caroline Hughes, sophomore Alexis Moon, sophomore Evie Dice and junior Haley VanBuskirk finished in 11th place, 1:48.03. The same team also competed […]

Wendi’s Word: Words for November

I couldn’t take the political ads anymore as I sat in the parking lot while our toddler slept in the back seat last Friday at Al Deeby. I pushed play on the CD and didn’t think anything about it again. My husband drove off in my vehicle and I drove off in the fixed lease. […]

A Look Back for November 7, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Dog bite disrupts downtown Clarkston trick-or-treat” A 12-year-old girl was treated for a dog bite to her finger on Halloween. The girl, walking a shih-tzu, was bitten when she attempted to rescue her dog from conflict with a Great Dane. “Drivers dress up for Halloween” […]

Over the finish line as state champs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston runners outpaced early predictions for a top five finish at states, instead finishing on top at the MHSAA Divison 1 Cross Country State Championship at Michigan International Speedway. The Girls Cross Country team earned first place with 134 points on Saturday. The last time the girls […]

Eagles shut down from title

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves excitedly surrounded Team Manager James Barnett as he held up the district trophy to the Clarkston Varsity Football team after they defeated White Lake Lakeland last Friday, 26-6. “We did a lot of nice things,” said Kurt Richardson, long-time head coach for Clarkston, adding the […]

Athlete of the Week: Blocking shots

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior goalkeeper Noah Bridgeman finished his final season with three shutouts as the Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer team won the district crown, Oct. 20. The 2-0 win over Rochester Adams for the district championship was one of his favorite games during the season. “We have had such […]

Ready to swim for state title

The Wolves hosted the OAA Red Division Swim and Dive Championship, Oct. 31 – Nov. 2 and finished in fourth place with 302 points. Clarkston’s 200-yard medley relay took first, setting a new varsity and pool record with a time of 1:47.47. Swimming on the relay team were Caroline Hughes, Alexis Moon, Evie Dice and […]

Wendi’s Word: Trick or treat

With a whirl of brisk wind, fall is here and Halloween is quickly approaching. Too quickly as I haven’t officially gotten a costume for my toddler son. We have done a few festive events already. He was Chewbacca for his friend’s Halloween themed birthday party. It came down to we had wookie pajamas and a […]

A Look Back for October 24, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “School board gets ‘good news, bad news’ on budget” Clarkston Community Schools met its goal of having more than a 15 percent fund equity balance last school year but their budget concerns at the time would likely reduce those savings. “Resident wants gun laws reviewed” […]

District victory one kick at a time

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Kickers shut out three foes to claim the MHSAA Boys Soccer District crown and earn the right to challenge for the Regional crown this Thursday in Grand Blanc. * * * Clarkston closed the district final with a 2-0 win over Rochester Adams on Saturday with goals […]