Wendi’s Word: Spring has arrived

Ah, sweet springtime! The boys were made for the outdoors. Five-year-old Jonathan has no problem jumping out of the vehicle after coming home from school and going right to his “rock quarry” in the backyard. Really it’s just dirt from where we pulled out a lot of overgrown plants and weeds from behind the house. […]

A Look Back for May 5, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “Flower day returns” Students in the floral/greenhouse program at Oakland Technical Center Northwest were preparing for their annual spring sale of student-grown annuals, perennials, hanging baskets and various mixed baskets. “Township picks Glowzinski as employee of the quarter” Pat Glowzinski, Independence Township’s accounts payable clerk, […]

Game for Hope leads to huge win for lacrosse

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves dominated the field against visiting Troy during the annual Game for Hope on Saturday in their 18-1 win. “I thought it was a great way to honor the people the players represented,” said Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach Brian Kaminskas. Junior Evan McClorey was […]

Mountaineer Update for May 5, 2021

The Clarkston Everest Collegiate Girls Varsity Soccer team went 2-1 last week. They opened with a 3-2 win over Shrine on April 27. They finished the week with a 4-1 win against Greenhills on Saturday. They lost to Cranbrook on Thursday, 1-0. The Everest Boys Track and Field team finished in fourth place in the […]

Clarkston track and field looks ahead to upcoming league meets

The Wolves fell to the Dragons in their track and field meet at Lake Orion High School, April 28. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Track and Field team lost 94-43. The results for Clarkston placing in the top three in the track events include: in the 100-meter dash, Glenn Wood finishing in third place in the […]

Oxford on tap

Clarkston Varsity Baseball is gearing up to go against Oxford this week. Addison Turk, head coach, explained the Wildcats are tough opponents. “In this league every series is tough,” he added. “We’ll have to be ready to compete.” The Wolves went 1-2 in their series against Rochester Adams last week. They finished the three-game series […]

Wolfpack Update for May 5, 2021

Clarkston Girls Varsity Soccer shut out Farmington, 4-0, April 27. Sophomore Michaela Holbein led with two goals. Senior Ryann Fetty and sophomore Ava Bechtell had one goal each. Sophomore Caroline Norrito, senior Grace John and junior Emily Horne had one assist each. Senior Rachel Tanelian and junior Annabelle Yeloushan were in the net for the […]

Wolves go on three-game winning streak at home

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Ainsley Gothard scored with less than a minute left in the game against Rochester to secure the win for Clarkston Girls Varsity Lacrosse on April 21, 17-14. “I was super impressed with the girls,” said Rachel Vickers, head coach. “We put in a lot of new players. […]

Lacrosse gives back during Game for Hope this Saturday

Clarkston Lacrosse hosts the 15th Annual Game for Hope this Saturday at Clarkston High School Stadium for a whole day of lacrosse games to give back. Game for Hope is a tribute to Frank Kaminskas (aka Big Poppa), an amazing father, grandfather, uncle, coach and friend whose positive influence continues to make an impact. Clarkston […]

Thrilling win for Wolves against Birmingham

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cheers erupted from the stands and the sidelines after senior Harry Skinner scored against Birmingham United with 17 seconds left in the game, April 22. The goal sealed the win in the close game for Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse, ending the night, 9-7. “It was a great […]

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