A Look Back for February 13, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Students will ‘Pay to Play’” The Clarkston Community Schools administration still had “soft” numbers and not enough details as they adopted a conceptual plan to save $1.9 million in the 2004-2005 budget. The board vote was not unanimous as Tony Miller opposed “pay-to-participate” athletics and […]

Wrestlers state bound after success in district, regional

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston grapplers are heading to the MHSAA Wrestling Team State Finals after defeating Oxford and Utica Ford for the regional title on Wednesday, Feb. 14. The Wolves secured their spot in the regional competitions this week after success in the MHSAA Wrestling Individual District and Team District […]

Wolfpack Update for week of February 13, 2019

Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball continued their winning run with two victories last week. They finished the week with a 56-47 win at Troy on Friday. Matt Nicholson led the team with 16 points and had 15 rebounds and three blocks for the night. Fletcher Loyer had 15 points, seven assists and four rebounds against Troy; […]

The beat goes on for high school drama club

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer You can’t stop the beat and you can’t stop 1960s teenager Tracy Turnblad from accomplishing her dreams in Clarkston High School’s Drama Club musical production of “Hairspray” this Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Tracy, played by junior Maryn McConnell, auditions for her favorite show and is chosen […]

Wendi’s Word: A toast for Pete

I was scrolling through Facebook when I saw someone I knew tagged in two photos. I naturally “liked” the photos then noticed the comments. I was quickly saddened as I read the comments of condolences – one of Clarkston’s own Pete Vandermeer had passed away. All I can do now is picture him standing in […]

A Look Back for February 6, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Administration ‘disgusted’ by test process” Clarkston Community Schools were appealing the Michigan School Report Cards results as nine Clarkston schools received a composite of a “B” but three elementaries received “F” grades in the category of achievement change. “Brose optimistic about Clarkston youth” Don Brose […]

Practice pays off

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves continued their reign on the OAA Red league as they posted a 69-45 win over West Bloomfield last Friday. “It was great to put two halves together,” said Tim Wasilk, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “We will enjoy the success we had tonight. […]

Athletes of the Week: Lift to the top

Clarkston High School Powerlifters Abbie Boggs, Avery Grail and Stewart Lenk took the top three places in their weight classes during the regional meet at Manistee, Jan. 26. “I am insanely proud of their efforts,” said Lucas Sanders, coach for the powerlifting program. “I knew all of them had the strength to do well. The […]

Clarkston hockey scores 17 points on opponents in wins

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The temperature was dipping below zero as the Clarkston Varsity Hockey team was inside heating up the ice with a 10-0 win last Thursday against Walled Lake Central-Waterford United. The Wolves scored five goals in the first period. Sophomore Ethan Adams opened the scoring with assists from […]

Grapplers open post season this week with district matches

Clarkston Varsity Wrestling wrapped the regular season last week with a league meet and final dual. The Wolves had 12 place in the top seven during the OAA Red/White league meet last Friday. Ashton Anderson (119) , Cole Wiegers (125), Mac Hanselman (130), Ethan Polick (145), Jacob Billette (152) and Jacob Jones (215) led the […]

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