Christmas fun on the farm

The hoophouse at Clarkston Family Farm was full of adults and children enjoying lots of activities on Saturday during Christmas at the Farm including shopping, doing crafts and visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Outside of the hoophouse, many were visiting with animals, sitting by the bonfires, eating s’mores, drinking hot chocolate and taking tractor […]

Magic on stage at Depot Theatre

The Clarkston High School Drama Club brought to life “The Elves and the Shoemaker” by Karen Boettcher-Tate. The tale about Lockhart Cobblestone, a shoemaker, with little money to pay rent but a giant heart with the message of the nature of kindness delighted theater goers. Then, audiences were treated to performances from the CHS Mime […]

Wendi’s Word: Oxford Strong

I am heartbroken. I don’t know how else to begin but to point out what many others are feeling. By now more information has come out about what happened Tuesday, Nov. 30 at Oxford High School. This is one of those events you will remember where you were. I was home. I just got home […]

A Look Back for December 8, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “Bond fails; turnout low” With less than 13 percent of registered voters participating, residents of the Clarkston school district turned down the district’s request to borrow $52.5 million for new construction by a 165-vote margin. “Clarkstonnites raise $19,000 for MD” Several Clarkstonites agreed to join […]

Clarkston hoopsters ready to get on court

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers have spent weeks practicing and playing scrimmages to prepare for their season opener this week. “ We have as much game type atmosphere as possible for our kids,” said Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach Tim Wasilk. “It’s been pretty good.” The Wolves are on the […]

Ski teams ‘excited for the season’

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The weather is getting colder – just how the Clarkston High School Ski teams like it so they can hit the slopes for the winter season. “I am excited for the season,” said Brian Popelier, head coach, adding Pine Knob Ski Resort, where they practice and race, […]

Positives in season-opening loss to tough Marian squad

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves battled Marian in the first game of the season and walked away with a close loss to a tough team. “It was good,” said Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball Aaron Goodnough about the 54-48 loss. “We started out fine. We were even with them after the […]

A Look Back for December 1, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “More space, equity in Monday’s election” The district was optimist the hope was portable classrooms would be a thing of the past following Monday’s special school board election for a $52.5 million bond. “Calcote Country to close Dec. 30” Leta Calcote announced retirement from her […]

Clarkston girls hoops set to tip off this week

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Wolves jump into the girls basketball season with their first pair of games this week. They opened with a non-conference game against Birmingham Marian on Monday. “Marian is consistently good,” said Aaron Goodnough, head coach for Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball. “It will be a good game. It […]

Icers gain OT win in tournament

Clarkston Varsity Hockey opened the 2021 Thanksgiving Tourney at Cranbrook with a 3-2 overtime win over Detroit Country Day on Friday. Both teams ended the first period scoreless then scored one goal each in the next two periods. Cristian Walk led with one goal and one assists. Ron Wade and Devon Collis had one goal […]

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