It’s time Clarkston grew up.

This past weekend The City of the Village of Clarkston celebrated 25 years of controlling their own destiny, of becoming a city to thwart off any encroachments from surrounding governments. Twenty-five years ago, Clarkston became a city and it is high-time city council grows up – or will it be more of the same: juvenile, […]

Racers ready for county championships

Runners are gearing up for this Saturday’s Oakland County Championships race in Milford and are using last week’s races to help prepare them. The Lady Wolves faced strong competition from Troy in the second OAA Red Jamboree at Lake Orion last Wednesday. The Colts finished in first as Clarkston Girls Cross Country finished in second […]

Defeat over rivals on court

The Wolves fought the heat and cross town rivals Lake Orion last Thursday for a 9-0 win. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis team had four wins on the Singles courts with the following scores: Luke Baylis defeated Julian Olejnik on Singles No. 1, 6-1, 6-3; Frankie Piana defeated Felix Partington on Singles No. 2, 6-2, […]

Clarkston council wants to know more about city lawsuits

Clarkston council wants to know more about city lawsuits

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor For resident Stuart Mahler, it’s high time for City Council to readdress two lawsuits against the city. “Every one of you has been a strong proponent of transparency,” Mahler said at the Aug. 28 meeting. “The issues seem to be settled, as it relates to us. Why we should […]

Final 4 finish for varsity CHS sluggers

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer “Every day is a great day” is Don Peters’ motto and for him and Clarkston Varsity Softball it was a great season as they ended the year in the Final Four. “It was a great ride,” the head coach said smiling about the young team of five […]

City digs into reserves for new budget

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor The new city budget calls for a $28,456 withdrawal from its savings account. “Last year, we added to the fund balance. This year, we’re proposing we use some of that excess,” said Mayor Steven Percival at the June 12 City Council meeting and budget public hearing. “It’s arguable you […]

Running into post-season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves have their sights set on Friday as they head into the MHSAA Track and Field Regional meet and a chance to qualify for the state meet. Kevin Breen, head coach for the boys and girls teams, noted they are looking for individuals to place at […]

Pitching prowess leads to wins

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Hitters took down two state ranked teams last week as they split a double header against a familiar foe. The Clarkston Varsity Softball team ended the week going 2-1 on Saturday at the Macomb Classic. “It was fun,” said Don Peters, head coach. “It was a […]

Wolves top opponents on the green

Golfers opened their Oakland Athletic Association with second place at Oakland University’s Katke Cousins course last week. They finished with a 306, just one under Birmingham Seaholm who finished with 305. Senior Brady Dice hit a 71, one under par, and finished tournament medalist. Sophomore Patrick Deardorff hit a 77; senior Noah Sampson, 78; Sophomore […]

Ruling on the links

The Wolves topped their first tournament of the spring season at Green Meadows Golf Club last Thursday with a first place finish. Senior Noah Sampson and sophomore Noah Bridgeman led the Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team, each with a 74 par. Junior Terry Fortuna hit 76; sophomore Patrick Deardorff, 77; senior Brady Dice, 78; and […]

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