A Look Back for November 7, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Dog bite disrupts downtown Clarkston trick-or-treat” A 12-year-old girl was treated for a dog bite to her finger on Halloween. The girl, walking a shih-tzu, was bitten when she attempted to rescue her dog from conflict with a Great Dane. “Drivers dress up for Halloween” […]

Over the finish line as state champs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston runners outpaced early predictions for a top five finish at states, instead finishing on top at the MHSAA Divison 1 Cross Country State Championship at Michigan International Speedway. The Girls Cross Country team earned first place with 134 points on Saturday. The last time the girls […]

Eagles shut down from title

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves excitedly surrounded Team Manager James Barnett as he held up the district trophy to the Clarkston Varsity Football team after they defeated White Lake Lakeland last Friday, 26-6. “We did a lot of nice things,” said Kurt Richardson, long-time head coach for Clarkston, adding the […]

Athlete of the Week: Blocking shots

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior goalkeeper Noah Bridgeman finished his final season with three shutouts as the Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer team won the district crown, Oct. 20. The 2-0 win over Rochester Adams for the district championship was one of his favorite games during the season. “We have had such […]

Ready to swim for state title

The Wolves hosted the OAA Red Division Swim and Dive Championship, Oct. 31 – Nov. 2 and finished in fourth place with 302 points. Clarkston’s 200-yard medley relay took first, setting a new varsity and pool record with a time of 1:47.47. Swimming on the relay team were Caroline Hughes, Alexis Moon, Evie Dice and […]

District victory one kick at a time

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Kickers shut out three foes to claim the MHSAA Boys Soccer District crown and earn the right to challenge for the Regional crown this Thursday in Grand Blanc. * * * Clarkston closed the district final with a 2-0 win over Rochester Adams on Saturday with goals […]

Knights third touchdown seals deal in Wolves loss

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves cheered as it was announced during the weekend they would face off against a familiar foe this Friday as they host Lake Orion in the MHSAA Football Division 1 Pre-Districts, 7 p.m. Since seeing the Dragons a few weeks ago and leaving with a win, […]

Mountaineers edge out win

It came down to the last moments for Everest Collegiate Football as they played at the Prep Bowl at Ford Field last Saturday. Everest freshman Jimmy Neme blocked Riverview Gabriel Richard’s 23-yard field goal attempt to win the game with less than a minute remaining. The block finished the game with a 36-35 win for […]

Wolfpack Update: Cross Country and Volleyball

The Wolves continued their winning streak into the OAA Red Championship at Clintonwood Park, Oct. 17. The Clarkston Boys and Girls Varsity Cross Country teams finished their run in first place, both scoring 31 points. Junior Brendan Favazza led the boys team with a first place finish in the time of 15:16.13. Senior Shawn Slater […]

Bounce back over Dragons

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The scoreboard at Lake Orion reflected a 24-14 win for the Wolves last Friday. But the winners were the communities as players from both teams joined together for Clarkston’s Football for a Cure and Lake Orion’s Pink Out to raise money for those fighting cancer. “Two awesome […]