Top ten finish on the green in finals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves have been busy on the greens the last few weeks with finishing in the top five in the state championship, finishing second at regional and winning the league title. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team finished the season taking fourth place at the MHSAA Lower […]

Athletes of the Week: Signing away

It was a busy week for five seniors on the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team as they finished high school, battled Blackhawks, and shared where they will go next for college. Ryan Bennett, Sheldon Bourdeau, Quinn Dobrzelewski, Jake Hodges and Aidan Nolan signed their letters of intent for continuing to play lacrosse in front of […]

Queens on the diamond

BY JACK KUCZMANSKI Clarkston News Student Writer The only thing hotter than the outside temperature this past Saturday afternoon were the bats of the Clarkston Varsity Softball team. After a full day of fast paced, high octane regional softball action, the Lady Wolves hoisted another trophy as they were crowned as MHSAA Regional Champions. Their […]

A Look Back for June 14, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “Ellis Barn to stay in Springfield” Ellis Barn, a piece of Springfield Township’s history, would stay in the area. The Oakland County Parks and Recreation Department received a state grant to move the barn from Dixie Highway to Springfield Oaks County Park. “Local band set […]

A Look Back for June 7, 2017

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2002 “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 […]

Inspiring honorees

It was inspiring to attend the 32nd Clarkston Community Awards a few weeks ago with the people who were honored as well as why they were honored. A few of the honorees, I knew from covering things throughout the community over the last nine years, like Addison Gale, a Clarkston High School student who pops […]

Wolves beat Dragons in regionals

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston Boys Lacrosse Head Coach Brian Kaminskas paused for a moment while the boys celebrated their regional win on May 31. Which was more exciting for them – a win over Lake Orion or to win the regional crown? “That’s tough,” he admitted. “I am going […]

Athletes of The Week: Top of the county

The Lady Wolves defended their home track as they finished the 32nd Gordie Richardson Annual Oakland County 7th & 8th Grade Track Meet last Thursday. The eighth graders from Clarkston Junior High School scored 81 points to take first place. “This is the first time in the 32 year history of the county meet that […]

Heroics, heartbreak on diamond

BY JACK KUCZMANSKI Clarkston News Student Writer The Wolves fought hard this past Saturday at their MHSAA Baseball District tournament, but, after winning an incredible semi-final matchup in extra-innings, they were defeated in the finals by Lake Orion. The day began with one of the most intense baseball games some fans have witnessed, as the […]

District dominance over Mott, Oxford

  BY JACK KUCZMANSKI Clarkston News Student Writer The Clarkston Softball team entered hostile Dragon territory this past Saturday, and after two dominant pitching and hitting performances they emerged as MHSAA District Champions. The girls began their championship campaign at noon against the Corsairs of Waterford Mott, and within a minute it was clear the […]