A Look Back for March 11, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Blanchard is middle school teacher of the year” Choir teacher Danielle Blanchard was selected as middle school teacher of the year by Post Newsweek for Oakland County. “School board continues to restore programs” The Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education unanimously approved proposals to put […]

Kudos to district champs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Enthusiastic cheers greeted the Wolves as they defeated three teams to win the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Basketball District 5 crown last Friday. The girls were proud and smiling as they left the locker room especially after they lost their first round in the district playoffs last […]

Wolves head into postseason undefeated in league

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Opening with a 14-point run in their final game of the regular season, the Clarkston Wolves defeated Lake Orion last Thursday, 57-45. “We were really good defensively particularly in the first half,” said Tim Wasilk, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “We got in the passing […]

Bowlers wrap season on lanes

Junior Patrick McLetchie finished in fourth place during the qualifying round at the MHSAA Division 1 Boys Bowling Singles State Finals at Thundbowl in Allen Park on Saturday. He bowled six games and finished with 1,344 to put him in the top 16 to move on to the first round. During the first round he […]

All-State wrestlers at Ford Field

Junior Ashton Anderson and senior Jacob Jones finished All-State during the MHSAA Division 1 Wrestling Individual State Championship at Ford Field on Saturday. Anderson finished in third place in the 125-pound weight class and Jones finished in fifth place in the 215-pound weight class. Anderson won his third place match with a 13-1 major decision […]

Season ends in regional semifinals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With a 3-2 overtime loss to Howell, the Clarkston icers closed out their season, Feb. 29. “The boys played well and that’s all you can ask for – effort, attitude and playing well,” said Clarkston Varsity Hockey Head Coach Karl Daiek. Howell opened the MHSAA Division 1 […]

Finish at states

Clarkston High School sophomore Courtney Bayley led the pack as she finished All-State during the MHSAA Division 1 Ski State Finals at Boyne Highlands Ski Resort, Feb. 24. Bayley took All-State honors in the Slalom race for her fourth place finish for the Clarkston Girls Varsity Ski team and received a medal. She finished with […]

Half century of football formation with Chiefs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Registration begins next month for Clarkston Chiefs, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Dave Larkin served as treasurer for 15 years and was one of the originators, helping the program get started. “It’s very rewarding,” he said about seeing the program grow to what it […]

Wendi’s Word: Spring for books

The boys and I celebrated the extra day in February by going to the library. Fifteen-month-old Oliver enjoyed running up and down the aisles in the children’s area. He is quite quick at the “chase” game he thought we were playing. I was just making sure he didn’t tug all the books off the shelves […]

A Look Back for March 4, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “City water fails” The City of Clarkston voters defeated a proposed $2.2 million community water system during a special election at City Hall as 26 percent of registered voters cast their 139-100 vote on the rainy, icy day. “North Sashabaw school fair honors the U.S.” […]