Fall is a go on athletics

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Tryouts and practices are set to start next week and fall sports is on with some adjustments. The Michigan High School Athletic Association Representative Council approved the next steps in returning sports for member schools, July 29. “It is a positive thing the MHSAA is looking to […]

Dr. J. Larry Proctor, 84

Dr. J. Larry Proctor of Waterford, passed away August 1, 2020 at the age of 84 years old. He was born January 10, 1936 in Detroit, MI. He is the son of the late John and Edith Proctor; husband of Felicia Proctor; father of Kristin Carey (Todd), Kathleen Katona (Mike), Amy Tuzzolino (Anthony) and Lance […]

Wendi’s Word: Fall around the corner

Besides all the players and coaches in masks, Monday evening felt almost pre-COVID-19 normal as Clarkston Varsity Football were in stations around the field for their pre-season workout and conditioning. Anytime I have visited workouts since they started at the end of June, it’s been good to see students outside with their teammates. First practices […]

A Look Back for July 29, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Packing the perfect spacesuit” Clarkston High School graduate Tricia Mack always wanted to be an astronaut, but her eyesight wouldn’t allow it to happen. She shared she was doing the next best thing – training astronauts for extra-vehicular activities at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in […]

RUSH Regatta sunk by COVID

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Students in the Clarkston High School Team RUSH 27 Robotics team usually spend most of July finishing their duct tape and cardboard boats for the annual regatta. Like many events during the COVID-19 pandemic, the RUSH Regatta was also cancelled but plans for another event are in […]

A Look Back for July 22, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “City says no to rezoning” The Clarkston City Council voted 7-0 against a request to rezone a five-lot-parcel at Main and Waldon from residential to commercial. “Storm damage minimal in Clarkston” Independence Township and Clarkston city residents reported little damage after three storms ripped through […]

Cady selected as Miss Softball

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hannah Cady earned an honor she has wanted to achieve since her freshman year as she was named Miss Softball by the Michigan High School Coaches Association. “I was just really excited,” said Cady, a 2020 graduate of Clarkston High School, when she found out from Wolves […]

MHSAA says fall sports will be played

Fall sports are set to begin their first practices in less than three weeks. The latest update from the Michigan High School Athletic Association on Friday announced fall sports will begin with the 2020-21 school year as planned, but with contingency concepts for potential interruptions due to the spread of COVID-19. The MHSAA Representative Council,a […]

A Look Back for July 15, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Flag-waving” Taylor Ricca and her sister, Brittany, were smiling and flag waving during Clarkston’s annual Fourth of July parade. The parade was sponsored by the Independence Township Firefighters Association and Dr. James O’Neill was the Grand Marshall. “Design work begins on new high school” Clarkston […]

Loyer family uprooting, moving to Indiana

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Basketball community and fans will wish happy journeys to the Loyer family as they pack up and move to Indiana. “Their family has done so much for Clarkston,” said Tim Wasilk, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “They are a great family. They will […]

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