Wendi’s Word A column by Wendi Reardon

All the fall components were accounted for at Friday’s game – wind, rain, and a do or die battle between two rival football teams. Eight games coming down to the very last one – the big game against Lake Orion. On the line for Clarkston – an undefeated season, the OAA Red league championship, and […]

States only 5k away

Lady Runners finished in third place as their final standing in the OAA Red league after last week’s league meet at Bloomer Park. Troy won the league championship and Lake Orion took second. Natalie Smith finished in fifth place during the meet at 18:53. As a team they finished in seventh with 166 points in […]

Spikers crowned OAA champs

Lady Wolves posted six wins last week as they move closer to the end of the regular season. Spikers defeated Lake Orion on Oct. 20 in three sets in a OAA Red game. They kept the Lady Dragons from scoring higher than 18. They won 25-15, 25-18, 25-13. ‘By doing that we were 7-1 in […]

Athlete of the Week

Freshman Chris Calvano was called into the office after last Thursday’s freshman football game against Lake Orion – and told the news. He was invited up to the varsity football team by the varsity’s head coach, Kurt Richardson for the season’s playoff run. ‘It’s cool,? said Calvano. ‘It’s going to be pretty tough practicing. My […]

Cost versus performance

A $370,400 program expansion was stalled after a 3-3 vote of the Clarkston School Board on Oct. 12. The program – Fast ForWord – uses computers to help students improve communication skills, as well as thinking, reading, speaking and following directions. Currently used in North Sashabaw Elementary, Clarkston Junior High, and Renaissance High School, the […]

Local ironmen conquer Louisville

Three local men from Clarkston Multisport Club endured hours of training and spent their extra time preparing for the August 2009 Ford Ironman in Louisville, Kentucky. Chris Jacobs, Bob Light, and Steve McLean took on the challenge of completing 2.4 miles of swimming, 112 miles of biking and 26.2 miles of running within a 17 […]

Girls hold out hope for first

Spikers dominated last week as they defeated a league foe and tied for third place in Michigan Elite Tournament. ‘I was happy with the way we played,? said Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach Kelly Avenall. ‘Leading up to Saturday, I didn’t think we were playing up to our potential. I thought we were playing at the […]

Regionals around the corner

Runners Christian Bonzheim and Adam Bruderick received medals after their finish in the Fr. Gabriel Richard Invitational, Saturday. Bonzheim led the Boys Cross Country team and finished in 16th place at 17:09. It was his first run since he had to let his injury heal. Bruderick finished 17th, two seconds after his teammate. Clarkston took […]

LO Dragon stew next on the menu

Farmington Hills-Harrison felt a chill in the air as the second half began last Friday, but it wasn’t from the changing weather – it was from Clarkston’s gridiron gang. The Wolves put 26 points on the score board and by the end of the game had beaten the home team, 32-20. ‘It was a nice […]

Athlete of the Week

Runner Lindsey Fantin’s injuries may have slowed her down in the past few years but now she is ready to take on the state finals. Now a junior, Fantin dealt with a hip flexor injury in her freshman year and had shin problems last year in her cross country and track seasons. ‘It made me […]