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 […]

Young talent rules courts

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Basketball teams are young but also tough as they continue to post wins over their opponents. The boys program knocked down two opponents last week. Detroit King opened the Saturday evening game with a run of seven points only to have the Clarkston Boys […]

Athletes of the Week: County champs

Grapplers dominated the mats as they won the Oakland Country Wrestling Championship, Dec. 21. “It’s always a big tournament in Oakland County,” said Joe Wood, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Wrestling. “There’s tough teams in our county. Oxford is always good, Rochester Adams is good. We welcome the competition, and we are excited to be […]

Wolfpack Update for January 23, 2019

The Clarkston bowling teams took a sting out of the Avondale Yellowjackets as each team posted a win last Thursday. The girls varsity team posted a 28-2 win over Avondale. They won both their Baker game with 160 and 132. Hannah Turk bowled a 180 and 174; Abigail Davis bowled a 172 and 159; and […]

Skiers start season strong

BY CATHERINE OSBORN Special to The Clarkston News The Clarkston Ski Teams are back on the slopes and started the season strong at Pine Knob Ski & Snowboard Resort. Clarkston competes in the Pine Knob Division within the Michigan High School Athletic Association. Competitors in the division are Bloomfield Hills, Cranbrook/Kingswood, Detroit Country Day, Lake […]