Clarkston grad third in MAC

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Scott Cousino finished in third place in the 800-meter run at the Mid-American Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships, Feb. 24 and 25 for Central Michigan University. “I was very happy with it,” said Cousino, a 2013 graduate of Clarkston High School. “It has been quite a […]

A Look Back for March 15, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “State champion” Clint DeGain defeated Davison’s Chad Roush during his fifth time facing him. DeGain won the match 7-4, capturing the crown in the 160-pound weight class at the MHSAA Wrestling Individual State Finals. “Independence mulling $28 million in construction” The Independence Township Board of […]

Top eight in the state

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Jake Calvano and sophomore Conor Donahue made their first trip to the MHSAA Individual Wrestling Finals memorable as they placed in the top eight at the Palace of Auburn Hills, March 2-4. “Jake and Conor becoming state placers was awesome,” said Freddie DeRamus, head coach for […]

Wolves aim for district crown

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers began their journey to the Breslin Center this week with district playoffs. “This is the most nerve wrecking part of our season for me because one game and you are done,” shared Dan Fife, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball, who knows all too well […]

Athletes of the Week: Tourney champs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Cagers from the North Oakland Wolfpack 11U team celebrated after the Wolfpack’s “Ball with the Best” tournament as they finished as champions in their age division, Feb. 26. “It was amazing,” said Coach Abby Gibbs. “We have improved so much this year. We have won five […]

Season ends at district finals

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Cagers walked off the court one last time as they finished the season in the MHSAA Girls Basketball district final with a 44-31 loss to Waterford Kettering last Friday. “We came up against a very good Kettering team,” said Christine Rogers, head coach. “We didn’t […]

Awards for Team RUSH

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Team RUSH 27 kicked off their season with their first tournament in Duluth, Minnesota. “RUSH students did an outstanding job with what we needed to do -drive team, pit crew, scouting, strategy, judges and more,” said Kyle Hughes, coach of the Clarkston High School robotics team. Team […]

A Look Back for March 8, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Local priest brings home Olympic size memories” Clarkston’s Monsignor Robert Humitz, pastor at St. Daniel’s Catholic Church, had a first hand Olympic experience was one of 30 chaplains to work the Winter Games in Salt Lake City. “Dancing brings rewarding challenge” Anne Underwood, a junior […]

Fife finalist for national Coach of the Year

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Congrats to Dan Fife as he was named by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association as one of eight national finalists for Boys Basketball Coach of the Year. Fife celebrates 35 years being at the helm and has led to the team to winning over […]

A Look Back for March 1, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Residents petition to put Sashabaw overlay district on ballot” A neighborhood of residents were not happy with the passing of the Sashabaw Town Overlay District plan, which ran near Sashabaw Road from Maybee Road to I-75. They were trying to get their voices heard. “Bailey […]