Experience deepens with every lap

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Swimmers keep achieving their goal of improving each time they compete. “We have a young team as far as experience,” said Clarkston Boys Swim and Dive Head Coach Amber Miller. “Each meet we are looking at them to drop time and improve. It’s what they are doing […]

Grapplers defeat Dragons as icers shut out league foe

Clarkston Varsity Wrestling took down two OAA Red opponents last Wednesday as they faced Lake Orion and Rochester. The Wolves defeated the Dragons, 43-29. Clarkston won three of their matches with pins. Cole Wiegers had a fall over Nicholas Nowakowski at 3:50 in the 119-pound weight class; Ethan Polick (135) over Andrew Miller, 2:55; and […]

Come-from-behind win over Bloomfield Hills

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves climbed out of a 9-point deficit against Bloomfield Hills last Thursday to win their OAA Red game, 43-39. “It was a good win,” said Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball Head Coach Christine Rogers. “We battled back.” Bloomfield Hills opened the game with the first basket and […]

A Look Back for January 24, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Gaining insight to law at ‘teen court’” Law students from Clarkston High School participated in the Oakland County Teen Court at 52-2 District Court. They took on the identity of jurors, prosecuting and defense attorneys, bailiff and clerk. “A real life knight’s tale for engaged […]

Kithier denied

Clarkston High School senior Thomas Kithier’s attempt to play with his teammates on the boys varsity basketball team was denied on Jan. 11. U.S. District Judge Marianne O. Battani ruled against his preliminary injunction which would have allowed Kithier to play. She cited he did not have a constitutional right to play extra-curricular sports and […]

A Look Back for January 17, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Independence officials get bigger raises than anticipated” The Independence Township supervisor, clerk and treasurer received a bigger raise than they expected at the township board meeting. In a memo to board members, Supervisor Dale Stuart recommended around a three percent increase for everyone. “NFL teacher […]

Wolves open season strong on the Pine Knob’s snowy slopes

BY CATHERINE OSBORN Special to The Clarkston News Clarkston skiers had a strong performance in their opening match for the Giant Slalom race, despite the rain and warm weather, Jan. 24. “Tough weather conditions for the first race of the season,” said Coach Mike Foyteck. “Both teams have a lot of work to do to […]

Loyer smashes record at varsity win

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It was a good visit to Detroit as Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball posted their ninth win and senior Foster Loyer broke a team record. Loyer scored nine field goals in the Wolves’ 84-50 win over Detroit Pershing in the Horatio Williams Foundation MLK Freedom Classic last Saturday. […]

Athletes of The Week: Ruling their division

The Clarkston Cyclones flag football team had the opportunity to play in the 2017 Game On Cancer Ford Field – Grip It And Rip It Tournament, Dec. 4, 2017. The Cyclones won the championship for the First Grade & Under Rip It Division out of the eight teams competing in the division. They outscored their […]

Victory keeps record clean in OAA Red

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball players were victorious in their OAA Red battle at North Farmington with a 42-32 win, Jan. 9. “We really turned the corner when it comes to being confident and calm on offense,” said Christine Rogers, head coach. “We are running our offense, we […]