Wolves down Dragons, Highlanders for district title

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers went on a shooting frenzy as they defeated Rochester Adams in the MHSAA Division 1 District 5 Final on Saturday afternoon, 67-31. “Our kids wanted it,” said Tim Wasilk, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball, adding last year’s district final didn’t happen because of the […]

Cagers outshoot Adams in second half

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Head Coach John Weyer held up the regional championship trophy to the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team on Friday. The girls had just defeated Rochester Adams for the crown, 75-48, but there was a bigger meaning to it in the shortened winter season during the COVID pandemic. […]

Wolves ready for third consecutive trip to quarterfinals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Grapplers smiled as they claimed their third consecutive regional crown – sending them to the next round on the way to the state championship. “It’s huge,” said Clarkston Varsity Wrestling Head Coach Brian Gibbs as the Wolves got ready for tournament held on Tuesday, March 30 in […]

Icers finish shortened season on a high note and looking ahead

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Through the ups and downs of a shortened season, the Clarkston Varsity Hockey coaching staff noted it was a good season. “It was a learning curve for us,” said Nathan Bryer, new head coach, with new assistant coaches Ryan Larkin and Garrett Polish. “We had a whole […]

Richard Zimmerman, 87

Richard L. Zimmerman of Clarkston passed away unexpectedly on March 25, 2021 at age 87. Husband of Christine; father of  Cheryl Dimattia, David (Vicki) Zimmerman and Dawn (Robert) Barnes; preceded in death by his daughter Tina (Robert “Bob”) Venable; grandpa of David (Casey) Dimattia, Chloe Dimattia, Cade Zimmerman, Melanie Zimmerman, Katie Vanderheyden, Jake Vanderheyden, Ryan […]

A Look Back for March 24, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “Think Spring?” It was hard to think about spring on the first day of the season when Independence Township received up to nine inches of snow in what was called the worst storm of the season. “Growth encircles Clarkston schools” Growth was expected to come […]

Grapplers capture team, individual titles in district competitions

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It was a busy week going into the postseason for Clarkston Varsity Wrestling as they claimed their 15th consecutive district championship and eight grapplers qualified for the individual regional meet. “With the season we are having and the recent outbreak in schools, we are playing it as […]

Hot shooting in Wolves’ win over Groves

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers opened with a 12-point run in their last game of the regular season against Birmingham Groves last Thursday. Keira Tolmie opened with the first basket in the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball 52-49 win while Morgan Hunter and Kaelyn Kaul sank a basket each. Izzy Hadley gave […]

Wolfpack Update for March 24, 2021

The Wolves finished in fifth place at the MHSAA Division 1 Competitive Cheer District 6 Championship at Oxford on Saturday. Clarkston finished with a total of 696.22 points, scoring 218.10 in the first round; 201.92 in the second round; and 276.2 in the third round. Grand Blanc finished in first place with 774.86 points; Lake […]

Wolves ‘happy to play’ as postseason begins

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Last year, the basketball season ended earlier than players and coaches anticipated with the COVID pandemic just beginning. Now the Wolves are ready for this year’s playoffs which start this week with the district playoffs. “Last year we were playing good basketball,” said Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball […]