A Look Back for June 19, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Campfire Circle issue hits road block” An Independence Township board recommendation on the proposed closing of Campfire Circle was put on hold after it was brought to the board’s attention it might be a private road. “Cancer survivor gears up for Relay” While the Clarkston […]

Heartbreak on the diamond

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves finished in the Final Four of the MHSAA Division 1 Softball Semifinals with a 9-6 loss to Howell last Thursday. “It was heartbreaking,” said Don Peters, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Softball. “We battled back to tie it up and just couldn’t hold them. It […]

Athlete of the Week: State champion

Mitch Lowney fulfilled his dream and became the individual state champion in the MHSAA Boys Golf Division 4 State Finals, June 7-8. The recent Clarkston Everest Collegiate graduate finished with a total score of 147, as he hit 73 on the first day and 74 on the second day, at the Meadows at Grand Valley […]

Kids get headstart on the gridiron

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Summer break kicked off with camps including the Youth Football Skills Camp, in its first year. The camp, for kids entering grades kindergarten through sixth, was led by Clarkston Varsity Football Assistant Coaches Ryan Kaul and Phil Price. “We wanted to get kids excited and enjoy the […]

Learning skills at the net

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Junior High School gym was filled with cheers and smiles as players at Clarkston Volleyball Camp worked on their skills last week. Kelly Pinner, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Volleyball, saw a lot of talent especially from the players going into grades 9-12. “I am […]

A Look Back for June 12, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Clarkston, past and present” Second graders from Bailey Lake Elementary spent the day touring downtown Clarkston as part of a month-long study of the city’s history. Part of the tour included a stop at The Clarkston News to learn about the history of 5 S. […]

Five innings to winning regional championship

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves happily accepted the MHSAA Softball Division 1 Regional 7 trophy at Oxford High School on Saturday after taking down two teams in five innings. “It is well-deserved,” said Clarkston Varsity Softball Head Coach Don Peters. “The girls have worked hard all year. This is good […]

Athletes of the Week: Lax can now relax

The Clarkston Girls Varsity Lacrosse team celebrated one more success before the season closed. They won back-to-back district championship and defeated Fenton, 20-2, May 21. The Wolves finished their season in a 17-6 loss to Hartland in the MHSAA Girls Lacrosse Division 1 Regional 4 Semifinals, May 28. Senior Elizabeth Oda and junior Caroline Williamson […]

Season ends at district semifinals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It wasn’t the ending they wanted when the Clarkston Varsity Baseball team closed the season early in the playoffs. “We had higher expectations going into the season,” said Jake Arendsen said. They lost to Oxford in the MHSAA Baseball Division 1 District 28 Semifinals, 3-0. “We fell […]

Lowney top scorer

Senior Mitch Lowney led the Clarkston Everest Collegiate Boys Varsity team during the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 4 Boys Golf State Finals at the Meadows at Grand Valley State University last Friday and Saturday. Lowney finished as the top individual score a total of 147 during the two days. It was one less stroke than […]

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