Skiers capture Pine Knob Division races

BY CATHERINE OSBORN Special to The Clarkston News The Clarkston Boys Ski Team won the Pine Knob Division, just edging out the boys of Notre Dame Prep as the Clarkston Girls finished fifth overall in the division last week. “It was really a surprise to win,” said Justin Osborn, senior assistant captain. “We knew we […]

District victories in MHSAA matches

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Grapplers are celebrating their success during the MHSAA Wrestling District matches last week as they qualified eight for the regionals and won the team district title. Mac Hanselman led the Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team as he finished in first place in his 125-pound weight class at the […]

Lessons learned from losses

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves are looking forward to this week after two losses and a snow day. “We are ready to rebound from our losses and have a big win,” said Clarkston Girls Varsity Head Coach Christine Rogers. The Wolves lost to Macomb Dakota on Feb. 6, 51-41. “It […]

Bowlers roll wins

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Bowling team defeated North Farmington on Feb. 5, 24-6. Sean Furness led the team with games of 201 and 215 with a 416 series. Drew Sagowitz shot a 213 and 196 for a 409 series. Jake Phelps shot a 213 game, Justin Evans shot a 212, and Leo Chasse shot a […]

A Look Back for February 14, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Preserving precious land one acre/development at a time” The North Oakland County Headwaters Land Conservancy acquired 78 acres of property for preservation with 63 of them in Independence and Springfield townships. “CHS students raise $700 for wheelchair basketball team” Clarkston High School students raised $700 […]

Letters to the Editor

Kudos for community food drive support Dear Editor, I just wanted to take a moment to express to the Clarkston community my extreme thankfulness. We had the privilege to take part in the Kroger Food Drive Weekend for our Kids’ Kloset Program, which helps young families living in Oakland County. I was blown away by […]

Athlete of the Week: Champion of the lanes

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Drew Sagowitz opened his bowling season as OAA Singles Champion. He bowled games of 166, 212 and 268 to qualify fourth in the tournament with the Clarkston Boys Varsity Bowling team. He defeated three opponents in match play rounds to become champion. Sagowitz said going into […]

Volunteers fill church for Shoes

Volunteers fill church for Shoes

Kyle Roland and Rich Hansen joined dozens of other volunteers to help kids get the winter clothes they need. Photos by Phil Custodio The streets and parking lots were covered in snow, but inside Oakland Woods Baptist Church was warm and toasty as dozens of volunteers helped more than 300 kids pick out shoes, boots, […]

Athlete of the Week: Kick for the win

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer As senior Jermaine Roemer was getting ready to kick his 30-yard field goal in the MHSAA Division 1 Football State Championship, his mom was in the Ford Field stands saying her mantra. “Over the branch and out to the road,” shared Gina, Jermaine’s mother, explaining their side […]

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