Sluggers primed for league play

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Baseball team battled against three teams last week as they added wins and losses. The Wolves opened the week with a split in the double header against Davison, April 9. They won the first game in a five-inning mercy, 11-0 after opening the game […]

Wolfpack Update

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team opened the season at the Southern Swing Invitational last Friday and Saturday. They finished in first place Friday with 308 at Locust Hills Golf Club in Springfield Hills, Ohio. Patrick Deardorff led the team, hitting a 74 for the day, finishing in third place. Cole Smaka hit a 75 […]

Cool times on Oxford track

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer The Clarkston High School Track and Field teams headed to Oxford in a chilly OAA Red League match up. The girls team won their meet 90-47. The top three placers in the track events are: in the 100-meter dash, Allie Eriksen, first, 12.97; Karlie Mattinson, second, 13.50; […]

Spring break rescue from ocean riptide

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston High School students Alex Byrd and Tyler Brueck were in the right place at the right time when they saved two children in a rip current during spring break in Florida last week. The two juniors visited the beach with their families and friends enjoying the […]

A Look Back for April 10, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Severance incentive draws 54 takers” More than a few Clarkston school employees were taking advantage of a one-time severance package to save on the next year’s budget. The monthly personnel report included 39 certified teachers and 15 support staff to leave in June. “Helping Lighthouse” […]

Athlete of the Week: Titles Grant-ed

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Grant Berden kept busy during spring break as he won the NUWAY Individual Nationals Championship and MYWAY State Championship for his weight class. Berden, a first-grader at Clarkston Elementary, defeated four wrestlers in the MYWAY State Championship in the 52-pound weight class, March 30. “It felt really […]

Springing into spring

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves swing into a new spring season this Thursday as they host South Lyon East. “It looks good,” said Don Peters, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Softball as the team gets ready for the game. “It’s exciting to start a new season and we are opening […]

Clarkston High School baseball off and running

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The rain dance is not something the players on the Clarkston Varsity Baseball team want to do this week as they head into five games coming back from spring break. “We have a full schedule,” said Jake Arendsen. “We have potentially five games if the weather holds. […]

Contagious energy focal point for baseball

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The bitter taste of last season’s Clarkston Varsity Baseball closer after 14 innings was still in Jake Arendsen’s mouth months later. “It was one of the first things I talked about when I got hired in September,” said the new head coach for the baseball team. Arendsen […]

Wendi’s Word: Book boys

Jonathan grabbed the Go, Dog. Go! book by P.D. Eastman from the pile of books and settled on top of his pillow on his bed. The three-year-old toddler flipped through the pages and read to himself. Some parts it was clear what page he was on as he said “Go, dog. Go!” Or the parts […]