Wendi’s Word: Snow time for pics

Bundled up in winter jackets, snow pants, mittens, hats and shoes, the boys took advantage of the amount of snow which fell on Saturday. Four-year-old Jonathan was out first, helping to shovel snow before 13-month-old Oliver came out head to toe in winter gear. Oliver didn’t know what to make of the cold, wet, white […]

A Look Back for January 22, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “City water discussion heats up” Clarkston City Council was hit with a variety of questions and remarks at its first water hearing. Councilman Bill Basinger smoothed the way with a tactful introduction, acquainting residents with facts about the proposed $2.2 million system. “Snow lovers get […]

Fans fete alumni for season of firsts

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hair may be grayer and faces a bit more wrinkly, but the 1980 champion Wolves still stand tall on the hardwood court even after 40 years. “Tonight has been very special for all of us,” said Tim McCormick, captain of the 1979-1980 basketball team, leading scorer for […]

3-pointer sparks win

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Sophomore Izzy Hadley quickly aimed and threw the ball after getting the pass from sophomore Maddie Skorupski. Hadley sank a three-pointer as the buzzer sounded, ending the first quarter of the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball game against Bloomfield Hills, and giving the Wolves a 3-point lead going […]

Athlete of the Week: Jumper for Coast Guard

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Allison Osborn is both relieved and excited after receiving her appointment for the United States Coast Guard Academy. Osborn, a senior at Clarkston High School, will be on the Coast Guard Women’s Track & Field team, concentrating on the high jump and long jump events. “I found […]

Seniors lead skiers to wins on slope

The Clarkston Boys and Girls Ski Team opened their season with wins over Cranbrook and the combined team of Troy/Berkley/Avondale (TAB), Jan. 7 and 8. The Boys Varsity team had a strong day, with junior Andrew Roeser finishing in 12th place. Junior Gunnar Karlstrom and freshman Noah Ostheimer tied for 16th and junior David Robinson […]

Victories at Dakota Festival

The Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team competed in the Dakota Festival during the weekend, posting wins over Stoney Creek and Goodrich. They defeated the Cougars 63-18 with wins in 11 weight classes. Hayden Payne started the scoring with a technical fall over Seth Luhmann in the 160-pound weight class, 23-8 at 5:29 mark. Gabriel Gipe (130) […]

A Look Back for January 15, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Record numbers for building permits” Independence Township’s 295 building permits issued in 1994 blew away 1993’s mark of 258. While all the counters weren’t in yet, the township’s building department felt the effects of increased population and growth. “Auto students check out the ‘Hummer’” The […]

Victory in OAA Red

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston cagers responded to Oak Park’s pressure with a 63-54 win in the OAA Red last Friday. “Ugly game, ugly win, but we will take it,” said Tim Wasilk, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “We grinded it out. Wins aren’t always pretty and it was […]

Athlete of the Week: New Year’s dance

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Abigail Angona spent a portion of her holiday break dancing in Italy. Angona, a Clarkston High School sophomore and member of the Clarkston Varsity Pom Pom team, received an opportunity of a lifetime to dance in Rome’s New Year’s Day parade with 400 others from the United […]

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