Hoopsters have high hopes for new year

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves open the new year with hopes of bouncing back from their loss against Southfield. The Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team headed into holiday break with a close 60-54 loss against foes Southfield Arts & Technology, Dec. 20. “It’s never good going into break with a […]

Alumni return for special honors this Friday night

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Forty years ago, the Clarkston High School Boys Varsity Basketball team had a season memorable for the players, coaches, school and community. The 1979-1980 team was the first to advance to the semifinals; they won their first regional defeating Flint Central, won their first district title in […]

Wolves host home meet this weekend

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team opened the new year at the Detroit Catholic Central Invitational. “It was an eye opener,” said Joe Wood, head coach. “It’s the best tournament in the state. You’ve got 4-5 national ranked teams and over 100 ranked individual wrestlers there. It’s good […]

Victory on the ice

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston Icers returned from the holiday break with a 3-1 win as they hosted Rochester United on Saturday. “From my perspective, it was good,” said Clarkston Varsity Hockey Head Coach Karl Daiek. Junior Tate Phares started the scoring for the Wolves with his goal in the first […]

A Look Back for December 18, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Parade lights up Main Street and faces with holiday cheer” The Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce’s third annual Heart of Clarkston Lighted Parade turned the downtown area into a twinkling winter wonderland. Residents ooohed and aaahed at the sights and sounds of 48 parade entries. […]

Athlete of the Week: Mountaineer scores big

Sophomore Lucas Cross had a memorable season with the Clarkston Everest Collegiate Boys Varsity Soccer team in the fall. He scored 24 goals and had 18 assists in 19 games while the boys won the district and regional titles. He was also named First Team All-State by the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association and […]

Strong start with win

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The energy was electric at the Dan Fife Fieldhouse on Friday night in the Wolves’ home opener as a basket from sophomore Fletcher Loyer started the running clock 12 seconds into the second half. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team finished the game against Utica Eisenhower with […]

Pin wins

The Clarkston Bowling teams delivered a triple win as they hosted Bloomfield Hills last Wednesday. The girls varsity team won their meet 28-2. Angelina Stowers had a 371 series with 191 and 180 games. Ashley Elinski had a 364 series with 181 and 183 games. Hannah Turk had a 344 series with 195 and 149 […]

Wolves battle for wins on the ice

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team went 2-1 last week in their three consecutive home games. “We battled hard,” said Karl Daiek, head coach. “If we aren’t playing up to what we want to be, it’s not from a lack of effort. It takes time for everybody to […]

Wendi’s Word: Christmas memories

Three-year-old Jonathan’s eyes lit up as the colored bulbs lining the exterior of the house turned on. “Christmas,” he said excitedly. He probably won’t remember it decades from now, the happy memories created as he grows up. It’s what reminds me to keep the camera out and pen to document what I can so he […]