A Look Back for October 9, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “It’s a small world after all” Andersonville Elementary fourth graders used pumpkins of all sizes as they used them as globes while learning about geography for their social studies project in Michelle Connor’s class. “CMS student takes to the stage” Clarkston Middle School sixth grader […]

Clark gives his all for winning two-pointer at Homecoming

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cheers erupted from the sidelines and stands as freshman Ethan Clark scored a two-point conversion to seal a 22-21 overtime win over Southfield at the Wolves Homecoming game on Friday. “It felt amazing,” said Clark. “I just gave it my best effort and got into the end […]

Athletes of the Week: Riding into state

The Clarkston Equestrian team is heading to the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association State Championship this week after finishing as region champions. The riders finished as 2019 Region E Champions during the last weekend in September. “So incredibly proud of these riders,” said Jess Dove, head coach. “They certainly earned their title riding all weekend against […]

Victory at the net over Stoney Creek

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It was a big night for Clarkston’s spikers as they took a win over league foes and raised money for University of Michigan Research Center. The Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team served Stoney Creek their first league loss in years in four games as the Wolves won 3-1. […]

Tennis, soccer get ready for post season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves are gearing up for the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Boys Tennis Region tournament this Thursday at Clarkston High School. “We are excited for the opportunity to see what we can do and hopefully earn another trip to the state finals,” said Chas Claus, head coach for […]

Runners rule county meet

Senior Brendan Favazza led the the Wolves to victory as the boys varsity cross country team claimed the Oakland County Championship on Saturday. Favazza finished in first place in the time of 15:40.6 at Kensington Metropark as Clarkston scored 64 points for first place out of 32 teams at the meet. Senior Nathan Sesti finished […]

A Look Back for October 2, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Crowds pack Main Street for Taste of Clarkston” The Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce promised a bigger and better Taste of Clarkston and they delivered as 10,000 people attended the seventh annual event. It was also the first year the event was held on a […]

Runners place at Old Skool Classic

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clinton River was high enough to create a splashy obstacle for runners from Clarkston Junior High and Sashabaw Middle School, as they raced through the annual Old Skool Classic at Wolcott Farm, Sept. 21. Clarkston finished in second place during the girls varsity 2-mile race during […]

Victorious in Oxford

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It was a battle of blue and gold as the Wolves faced off at Oxford last Friday and prevailed with a 33-28 win. As players and fans cleared the stands after the earlier game with incoming heavy rain and lightning on the horizon, longtime head football coach […]

Athletes of the Week: Players help those in need

Players from the Clarkston Chiefs JV Blue football team spent time off the field and in the kitchen helping others. The Chiefs, along with Coach Jayme Mutter and Coach Adam Streetman worked at the North End Soup Kitchen in Flint, Sept. 22. They prepared a meal for about 75 homeless people from scratch. They cut […]