A Look Back for December 11, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Clarkston girl excels at PP & K” Jackie Gipe of Clarkston took second place in the team championships of the Punt, Pass and Kick competition at Ford Field during halftime of the Detroit Lions and Cardinals game. “Season’s beginning” The wind nipped a little bit, […]

Aim high in new season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves are excited to begin the winter season against Utica Eisenhower at the Dan Fife Fieldhouse this Friday. “We are excited to get things rolling,” said Tim Wasilk, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “We have some experience back this year compared to last year. […]

Athlete of the Week: All-State honors

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With a big smile and pen in hand, Clarkston High School senior Jordan Newblatt signed her letter of intent to continue her education and volleyball career at Marist College. “I felt like everything was lining up,” she said about Marist when she was looking at colleges. “They […]

Wrestlers ready to take competition to the mat

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Grapplers are gearing up to take down the competition as they head into meets this week. The Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team, ranked tenth in Division 1, has a good mix of returning coming back from the 2018-2019 season where they finished in the Elite Eight in the […]

Shutout in OAA Red

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Three was the magic number for two periods against Stoney Creek as the Wolves hosted the Cougars last Thursday night at Detroit Skating Club in a 6-0 win. “We played pretty well against Stoney,” said Karl Daiek, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Hockey. “I am pretty happy […]

Cagers bounce back in second halves

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves found themselves behind in the first half in their first three games of the season. But the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team found ways to come back for wins in two of the games. The Wolves opened the season with a 57-47 win over Walled […]

Memories made at Lights Parade

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Clarkston High School students Grace Sielinski and Garrett Bailey remember heading to downtown Clarkston when they were kids to watch the lights and being on the floats during the holiday parade. Now both are members of the high school’s Team RUSH 27 Robotics team, and are excited […]

A Look Back for December 4, 2019

From The Clarkston News’ archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Clarkston Philanthropic Endeavor working to save lives one AED unit a a time” The Clarkston Philanthropic Endeavor was attempting to make AED units readily accessible to the general community and make them as common as fire extinguishers. “And the winner is…” Katelyn Dillon, a 10-year-old […]

Back on court this week

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves bring back several familiar faces as they open their first set of games on the court this week. “We basically returned everybody,” said Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball Head Coach John Weyer. Starters include senior Taylor Heaton, junior Kaelyn Kaul, junior Olivia Toderan and sophomore Madison […]

Athlete of the Week: Finishing on a Wise note

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Ethan Wise finished his final season with Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer with 13 goals and ten assists to aid the team in their winning season. His favorite moment from the season was scoring the tie-breaking goal against Goodrich on senior night for the 2-1 win. Wise […]