Big win in home opener

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston’s gridiron heroes ran to the student section to celebrate with the Jungle their big 51-7 win in their home opener against Bloomfield Hills last Friday night. “It was a team effort,” said junior Jack Gurn. “After the tough loss against Southfield, we came back and battled […]

A Look Back for September 11, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Warm weather draws large crowds to annual Labor Day parade” Residents grabbed lawn chairs and sunglasses as they made themselves comfortable for the Labor Day parade and watched close to 50 entries walk down Main Street. “Local artists bring Clarkston feel to Art in the […]

Athletes of the Week: Medals for winners

The Clarkston Everest Collegiate Cross Country team finished in fourth place at the Trenton Watermelon Invite, Aug. 29. Four Mountaineers finished in the top 50 – earning medals. Avery Hergott led the team, finishing in 13th place, 22:46.9; Caroline Cross, 14th, with a personal record of 22:47.5, Erin Booms, 27th place, 23:52.8; and Theresa Waller, […]

Close calls in shut-out victory

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Fans were on the edge of their seats with a few seconds remaining in the Wolves’ home game against Groves. The visiting team kept putting shots on the Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer team’s net and the shots didn’t make it in. “It was nerve-wracking a little bit,” […]

First-place medal winners at Traverse City

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis team finished in second place at the Traverse City Invitational, Aug. 30. The Wolves had three singles players go win first place, winning all of their matches for the day – Luke Baylis on Singles No. 1, Frankie Piani on Singles No. 2, and Noah Fasczewski on Singles No. 3. […]

Wolves bring down Dragons at Oxford tournament

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Spikers avenged their earlier losses to Lake Orion and Oxford during the Wildcats tournament on Saturday. “It was a good day for us,” said Clarkston Varsity Volleyball Head Coach Kelly Pinner. The Wolves defeated Oxford in the semifinals and went on to beat the Dragons in the […]

Wolfpack Update for Sept. 11, 2019

The Wolves dominated the OAA Red Jamboree as they took first place, Sept. 4. Senior Brendan Favazza led the Clarkston Boys Varsity Cross Country team as they scored 28 points in the first league meet at Troy. He finished in first place at the time of 15:50.80. The top five runners for Clarkston also included […]

Softball champ heads south

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Abbey Tolmie is heading to South America this fall to play in the 2019 WBSC Americas U17 Women’s Softball Qualifier. She received a phone call her hard work had paid off and she was selected for the Junior Olympic Women’s National Softball team for Team Canada, […]

A Look Back for September 4, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Marching into fall” Maple trees were already tinged with scarlet and gold, and it didn’t dampen the spirits of many who came to downtown for Clarkston’s Labor Day parade. A pancake breakfast, hosted by The Independence Township Firefighters Association, kicked off the festivities. “First day […]

Back to drawing board

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston’s gridiron heroes knew the first test of the season would be tough as they battled in the Showdown at the Swamp. They finished with a 28-14 loss to Southfield Arts & Technology at West Bloomfield High School last Friday. “We couldn’t block them and we couldn’t […]

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