A Look Back for April 3, 2024

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1999Enjoying a laugh over a good story: Clarkston Optimist president and business owner Don Brose got a rise out of first-graders reading “The City Mouse and the Country Mouse” during Celebrity Readers Day at Springfield Plains Elementary, March 23.Real estate office denied parking variance in city: […]

Wendi’s Word: Reading month is every month

I got pretty lucky having two young readers in our home. And, what a month to celebrate with March is Reading Month.Jonathan tracked the minutes he read from March 1-21 for the school wide challenge. The top three from each class with the most minutes received medals and fourth place received a special inflatable torch […]

Clarkston schools celebrate unity with sister school

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — After a week, Clarkston High School students and their teacher, Faye Valtadoros, said goodbye to their visitors from their sister school, Chiba Higashi in Japan.Before they left, Clarkston and Chiba Higashi had a 20th anniversary celebration on March 19 which included learning and experiencing some of the Japanese […]

Everest’s Joseph Milosch finishes top 10 at state meet

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comLAKE ORION — Clarkston Everest Collegiate senior Joseph Milosch finished in the top ten the Michigan High School Powerlifting Association State Meet at Lake Orion High School, March 9.Milosch finished in ninth place in the 181-pound weight class with a total of 1,145. He had 390 in squat, 290 in bench […]

Wolves ready to make impact in spring

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comWATERFORD — Clarkston Girls Varsity Lacrosse are ready to prove how much they have grown over the last year as they head to Waterford Kettering for the season opener when they return from spring break on Tuesday, April 2.The Wolves closed last season to Kettering in the regional playoffs with a […]

A Look Back for March 27, 2024

25 years ago – 1999Springfield okays Westwood Hills concept plan: The next step in making Westwood Hills subdivision a reality was made possible when the Springfield Township board unanimously approved the concept plan presented by developer Barry Stulberg, March 25. The board entered into a consent agreement with Stulberg, rezoning the 113-acre parcel at Dixie […]

CHS Powerlifters wrap the season at the state meet

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comLAKE ORION — Four Clarkston High School seniors Patrick Gruca, Manny Miller, Ryan Rector and Noah Zabinski proved their strength during the Michigan High School Powerlifting Association State Meet at Lake Orion High School, March 9.Zabinski fifth place in the 155-pound weight class with a total of 1,100 with 375 in […]

CJH freshmen celebrate undefeated season

By Wendi Reardon PriceClarkston News Sports Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — The Clarkston Boys Freshman Basketball accomplished an amazing feat as they closed the season against Bloomfield Hills, Feb. 22.The Wolves ended their game against the Blackhawks, 52-28, to put the team 22-0 overall for the season and 12-0 in the OAA Red League.“It is certainly a […]

Wolves fall to Grand Blanc in regional final

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.com MILFORD — Clarkston wrapped the season with a 44-42 loss to Grand Blanc the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Basketball Regional 8 Final at Milford High School, March 13.“Down to our last shot, I just thought we still had a chance to win it, move on and was just looking ahead,” said […]

CHS hockey team finish season undefeated in OAA Red

By Jack LeechContributing WriterPLYMOUTH — Clarkston Varsity Hockey ended their season run in the Final Four in the MHSAA Division 1 State Championship, March 8.They finished with a 4-3 loss in overtime Brighton in the semifinal game at USA Hockey Arena.Clarkston Varsity Hockey head coach, Nathan Bryer shared he was very pleased and humbled by […]