Spikers top of the league

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team gave Stoney Creek their first loss in the OAA Red, Sept. 19 as the Lady Wolves defeated them 3-0. “It was a big win for us,” said Kelly Pinner, head coach. “They had actually beaten Lake Orion the week before in league […]

A Look Back for September 27, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Thousands turn out for crafts festival” Fall officially kicked off during the weekend with the 28th Annual Crafts and Cider Festival. An estimated 5,000-10,000 people attended the event held by the Clarkston Community Historical Society. “Raisin’ funds and havin’ fun” Bailey Lake Elementary held their […]

Wendi’s Word: Dog days of fall

A beautiful beginning to fall – leaves are changing colors, Halloween candy and decorations are filling the store shelves and the new season was met with…very warm 80 degree days. It prompted me to sing: nn the first day of fall, Mother Nature gave to me, a sunny, warm ride to Clarkston’s football game in […]

Lessons learned in loss

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves were back on the football field on Monday afternoon using their first loss of the season against West Bloomfield to get better. “We made a lot of mistakes at key times,” long-time Clarkston Varsity Football Head Coach Kurt Richardson reflected about the 37-15 loss. “They […]

Athletes of The Week: Running with pack win

  The Lady Wolves had six runners compete in the Algonac Muskrat Classic and all six finished in the top 20 to help the team finish first place with 32 points, Sept. 9. “It was refreshing,” said Kevin Breen, head coach for Clarkston Girls Cross Country. “It was nice because we went out there without […]

Soccer shutout against Southfield Arts and Tech

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The scoreboard at Clarkston High School stadium reflected a 7-0 shutout for the Wolves against Southfield Arts and Technology’s varsity soccer team. But Wolves’ Head Coach Curtis Payment saw something else on the field last Friday from his players. “I know the result looks great but not […]

A Look Back for September 21, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Independence Township raises fee for sewage disposal” The Independence Township Board of Trustees approved a memorandum to increase the sanitary sewer usage rate from $45 to $52 per Resident Equivalent Unit. “Roberts trip to England focuses on special education” Clarkston Community Schools Superintendent Dr. Al […]

Wolfpack Update

The Lady Wolves opened their league play with two wins over their foes Troy Athens, 3-0, and Troy, 3-1, last week. The Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team defeated Troy in the first two games 25-20 and 25-21 of the OAA Red game last Thursday. The Colts won the third game 25-18 but couldn’t take the fourth […]

Fluegel kicks off comeback in win

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Within a span of seven minutes, Bloomfield Hills had scored two touchdowns to take the lead in last Friday’s football game. Clarkston’s gridiron heroes needed a spark in their 34-20 win, and it came in the form of senior Michael Fluegel and his 53-yard run into the […]

Athlete of the Week: Regional bound

Georgia Bosart heads Ohio this Saturday to compete in the Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship. The Clarkston resident will visit the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio where she will compete against seven others in the Girls 10-11 division. The winner of the event continues on to the national finals held during the 2018 […]