Five down, one to go for MHSAA playoff spot

Clarkston’s gridiron gang left Southfield-Lathrup’s field in good spirits on Friday. They avenged last year’s homecoming loss and by beating Lathrup, 38-14, while upping their overall record to 5-0 (4-0 in conference). ‘It was probably our best game we’ve played so far,? said Wolves Head Coach Kurt Richardson.’It was our most rounded game – we […]

Athlete of the Week

The Clarkston Equestrian Team secured the District Championship in Armada. During the two day event, September 19-20, they competed against eight teams – Armada, Goodrich, Imlay City, Lake Orion, Lapeer West, Marion, Notre Dame Prep and Stoney Creek. They competed in Showmanship, English riding, Western riding, Saddleseat and Speed and ended with 463 points. Imlay […]

Lady Wolves send more wins over the net

Spikers defeated two more league foes last week continuing on their season goal to win the OAA Red. They faced Troy on September 22 and took them down in all three games, 25-21, 25-14, 25-9. ‘We were at the top of our game,? said Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach Kelly Avenall. ‘Troy is a pretty good […]

Bowler takes fifth at nationals

Bowler Nick Cooper can be found on the lanes practicing for his upcoming winter season, but he has a much bigger goal for next year – to win a national tournament. During this past summer he won a local Teen Masters tournament in Lansing and qualifed for the national tournament in Las Vegas. As the […]

Crafty and unique in Depot Park

The sunny and warm weather is an oddity in late September but Art in the Village patrons welcomed it during the weekend. Some traveled to Depot Park to spend money on unique treasures made by Michigan natives for their home, themselves, or friends. Others enjoyed day walking around and seeing what creative ideas were brought […]

Marching band heading to merry old England

The Clarkston High School Marching Band made their plans to celebrate New Year’s Day ? in 2011. The Deputy Lieutenant of London, Her Majesty The Queen’s Representative Roger Bramble arrived at the high school Monday morning with the special invitation for Clarkston to participate in the 25th Anniversary New Year’s Day Parade. ‘It’s really a […]

Getting faster

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Natalie Smith kept her pace on the trail at Springfield Oaks and finished at the Holly Invitational in fourth place. Her finish helped the Girls Varsity Cross Country team take the fifth spot at the race, behind Ann Arbor, Lakeland, Hartland and Waterford Mott. ‘We did okay,? said […]

Ready to sink paws in Dragons

Kickers prepare for a busy week getting deeper into their OAA Red league play. As the Boys Varsity Soccer team goes into this week against Stoney Creek, Lake Orion, and Rochester, they will take the lessons learned throughout the weeks with them, even from their eighth shut-out game from Sept. 15 against Auburn Hills Avondale, […]

Lady Wolves keep improving

Spikers? lucky number for their first home match was 25 and 16. It was the score for all three sets as the Girls Varsity Volleyball beat Farmington High School. ‘It’s a big win for us,? said Coach Kelly Avenall. ‘This was our first home match so I told them, we only have four home matches […]

Defense leads gridiron pack to another win

Clarkston’s gridiron gang secured their position in first place in the OAA Red last Thursday after defeating West Bloomfield, 17-7. The Wolves grabbed the lead in the first quarter with two touchdowns from Dakota Bender and two PATs from Brian Benway. The first touchdown resulted from Quarterback Tyler Scarlett connecting a 31-yard pass to Bender […]