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 […]

A Look Back for January 30, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Commission regroups after Springfield fire” The Road Commission of Oakland County was ready for the forecast of snowy, icy weather despite the loss of 17 pieces of equipment during a fire at their Springfield Township garage. “School board to seek $1.9 million in budget cuts” […]

Take down on Wildcats

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It was a battle between blue and gold for the two wrestling powerhouses Clarkston and Oxford for the OAA Red league title. It came down to the last match of the night in the 160-pound weight class with the Wildcats in the lead, 29-27. Wolf Devin Trevino […]

Athlete of the Week: Swimmingly successful

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Callaway Grainer is ready for the future after announcing he will continue his swimming career at Grand Valley State University on the 2019-2020 Swim and Dive team. “I want to keep swimming in college because I like how the sport keeps me in shape, helps me manage […]

Loyer, Wasilk show early promise as team leaders

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers remained undefeated in the league as they knocked down Lake Orion and Bloomfield Hills. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team showed their strength in 3-point shots, scoring on 11 successful attempts in the 64-38 win over Lake Orion on Friday. “We continued to have opportunities on […]

Sports in a flash: Wolves, Mountaineers rule in points

The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team posted two wins on the west side of the state last week. The Wolves defeated Kalamazoo Blades last Friday, 8-5. They scored six goals between the first and second periods and Kalamazoo was scoreless in both. Brandt Botterill had one goal and two assists. Ryan Bolio and Gino Giannini each […]

A Look Back for January 23, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Construction plans begin to take shape” Three consultants gave updates on the planning and construction process of projects being funded by the $84.7 million bond during a Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education meeting “Students reflect on King legacy” Second graders at Bailey Lake Elementary […]