Athletes of The Week: Season starts aces

The Clarkston Freshman Volleyball team finished their first tournament in second place at Lake Orion, Aug. 26. They finished their pool play with a 5-1 record before going into quarterfinals against Troy and beating the Lady Colts in three games. They also defeated Saline in three games during the semifinals. They lost to Bedford in […]

Shut out in home opener

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Sophomore Ethan Wise was 30 yards away from the goal when teammate junior Patrick Farrell passed the ball to him. Wise took the long shot, burying it into Lapeer’s net less than three minutes into the Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer home opener win last Thursday, 3-0. “We […]

Top of the green in fall

  The Lady Wolves topped the competition at the Troy Invitational at Twin Lakes on Aug. 24 by taking first place out of 15 schools. “We are off to a great start,” said Clarkston Varsity Girls Golf Coach Lezlie Hallman. The team scored a total of 323 for the meet. Claudia Sampson led the team […]

A Look Back for September 6, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Overcrowded schools mean…” Clarkston Community Schools were reaffirming their facilities goals and gearing for 2003 election They reaffirmed their switch configuration for the schools year 2005-2006 to kindergarten through fifth grades at the elementary level; have two 6-7 grade buildings; one 8-9 grade building; with […]

Home again: A column by Wendi Reardon Price

You may or may not have gone to a Clarkston home football game. This is what happens at a home football game – the community fills the stands to cheer on their football team, their cheerleading team, their dance team and their marching band. The excitement can be felt from the stands starting from the […]

Big win at Big House

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston’s gridiron heroes celebrated on the sidelines at University of Michigan as the clock counted down. For the second year, the Wolves were victorious in the Battle at the Big House, with a 42-7 win over Lapeer. “We played pretty well all the way around,” said Kurt […]

Athletes of The Week: Strong start to season

The Wolves walked off the court with the crown for the first time since participating in the Grand Blanc Invitational, Aug. 19. Three points made the difference for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis team for the first through fifth places and the Wolves came through scoring 18. Detroit Catholic Central was right on their heels […]

Learning from losses

The Lady Wolves are using time before their next set of games at Oxford to tweak a few things their recent losses exposed. They went 1-2 in both the Lake Orion Quad and Rockford Quad last week. “It was very tough competition,” said Kelly Pinner, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Volleyball about going against top […]

Cause close to player’s heart

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Antoine Gilder, Jr. is playing in his first Football for a Cure at Clarkston High School next Friday. It’s a special game for the Bloomfield Hills Blackhawk and his family as he plays for his dad, Antoine Gilder, Sr., who is going through his second round of […]

A Look Back for August 30, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Bay Court vandalism has officials frustrated” A few vandals were ruining it for everyone at Bay Court Park. During the summer there had been an extreme amount of littering and vandalism at the park and most of it centered around the disc golf course. “Clarkston […]