Wendi’s Word: Team deserves win

A huge congratulations to Dan Fife, his coaching staff and the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball for winning another state championship and making it back-to-back. I will admit I didn’t feel well Saturday morning, really it felt like my stomach churning. I boil it down to I was nervous for the boys because it only increased […]

A Look Back for March 28, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Powers named Teacher of the Year” Tears flowed as members of the Clarkston Foundation named Springfield Plains Elementary teacher Susan Powers as Teacher of the Year. “Mrs. Powers has this unique talent and ability to capture her students eagerness and willingness to read, write and […]

Wolves stop Eaglets’ flight

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston’s cagers jumped to a quick start on their way to their 13th MHSAA Class A Boys Basketball Regional Championship last Thursday against Orchard Lake St. Mary’s, 58-35. “It’s important for us to come out and make that first initial effort – that first punch,” said senior […]

Season ends in quarterfinals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The season came to a heartbreaking end as the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball lost their game to Saginaw Heritage in the quarterfinals, 70-25, on March 13. “Losing anything, by one, by however many is going to be painful because that’s the end of your season,” said Christine […]

A Look Back for March 21, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Spring break for CHS grad takes an alternative turn” Ashley Wilson, a 2002 Clarkston High School graduate, spent her freshman spring break from Michigan State University volunteering her time and services as an all girls orphanage in Mexico. “Non-violent offenders to produce community garden” A […]

700 wins for Fife

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer A large yellow poster saying “700” rose in the bleachers as the scoreboard counted down the final seconds in the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball regional win over Orchard Lake St. Mary’s at West Bloomfield, lofted by fans of coach Dan Fife. The 58-35 win marked the 700th […]

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 […]