Shooting for new equipment

Sixty-four students participated in the 3-on-3 basketball tournament Friday at Clarkston Junior High School. The tournament was held to raise money for a new treadmill in the physical education department. Students from Jon Paddock’s leadership class planned the tournament. ‘The physical education teachers came and asked for assistance to raise money. The class put together […]

Players make top eight in the state

The girls varsity tennis team placed in the top eight teams at the state final in Midland. The girls have placed in the top eight teams for the last four years. This year 21 teams competed at the finals last Friday and Saturday. Clarkston took eighth place after scoring ten points. Grosse Point South, Ann […]

Athlete of the Week

Determination and hustle are two words that come to mind for Angie Balis when describing her son, John Williams. Williams received an All-Conference Award from the Central Collegiate Lacrosse Association for his performance on the lacrosse field. ‘I felt honored,? said Williams on winning the award. He just finished his junior year at Michigan State […]

Lacrossers break tie to advance in regionals

Four extra minutes were put on the scoreboard for overtime in the first round of regional playoffs. But the Wolves only needed two to break the tie with Huron Valley Lakeland and win the game, 6-5. Jon Avery scored the winning goal with an assist from Adam Zak. ‘It was just exciting because it was […]

League champs

The boys golf team secured their place at regionals and became league champions last week. They scored 317 to take fifth place out of the 13 teams that competed in their division meet last Thursday. ‘We didn’t have our best day,? said Clarkston coach Mark Wiegand, ‘but they did enough to qualify.? Jordan Roth and […]

Season ends for girls lacrosse

Clarkston girls lacrosse fell in the first round of regionals, 17-4 against Grand Blanc. ‘This was a difficult game,? said coach Renee Turner. ‘It was very physical and the girls had to really hold back. I think they did a good job. ‘Our goal tonight was to play to the best of their ability to […]

Softballers set for districts

Coach Don Peters received the call on Thursday morning. The girls varsity softball team were named league champions and tied for first place with Troy and Farmington. Also, the team added one more game before they go into their district playoffs on Saturday. They will play at Hartland High School next Wednesday in a double-header […]

Seniors earn honors

More than 100 Clarkston High School graduating seniors were honored May 15, at the school’s Senior Honors Assembly. Students received Special Spotlight awards, and were also awarded 134 school, community, state, and federal scholarships totalling about $5 million Drew Fries earned the Principal’s Award for overall student citizenship. Joshue Bohland earned Outstanding Male Senior award. […]

Going South

Recently I took a trip to Savannah, Ga. If you get a chance to go, do it. If you have the money for gas, do it (the sights are beautiful throughout Tennessee and Kentucky). If you are short on time, fly. We had driven on a previous trip. This time we flew, which meant I […]

Senior signs with Tiffin University

As her last year in high school comes to a close, Jennifer Johnston signed her letter of intent to attend Tiffin University in Ohio. ‘I think it’s great. It’s a very nice place,? said mom, Tammi Johnston. ‘She’s excited, so helps me to be excited.? ‘I am excited for her,? said girls varsity basketball coach […]