Seniors leave impact in win

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Lexi Linton spent the season being a leader off the court, recovering from an injury suffered over the summer. So when she started on Thursday night in Clarkston’s last home game of the season, teammates and fans had smiles on their faces. Linton scored off her […]

Athlete of the Week: The height of success

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Matt Nicholson is one of five finalists selected by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan for the 40th Hal Schram Mr. Basketball award. The 7-foot-1 center has helped the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team win another OAA Red league title and been a threat for opponents […]

Seniors sign up for college sports careers

Five Clarkston High School seniors smiled as they signed their letters of intent, Feb. 11. “It’s not about the signing today,” said Jeff Kosin, athletic director. ” It’s about celebrating with you, your teammates, your family, your friends and your school. This isn’t some ESPN thing when you are grabbing a hat and choosing one […]

Wolfpack Update for March 4, 2020

Ready to wrestle at state finals Seven Wolves head to Ford Field the MHSAA Division 1 Wrestling Individual State Finals on Friday and Saturday. Junior Ashton Anderson (34-6) is the first on the mat for Clarkston as he wrestles Macomb Dakota’s Nathan Smith in round one. Senior Presley Pearce (31-14) opens against Mike Hakim from […]

A Look Back for February 26, 2020

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1995 “Arts, health, physical education improvements planned” Two proposals for elementary education, one in the fine arts and one in health and physical education, were presented to the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education. It would restore programs cut at Kindergarten through fifth grade levels. “Local […]

Hoopsters see Red again

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston Varsity Basketball players upheld a tradition established when some of them were in diapers, capturing the Wolves’ 14th consecutive OAA Red title on Friday night. With their 63-48 win over Ferndale, they remained undefeated in the league. “Winning a league title is big for us,” said […]

Athletes of the Week: Going to Kalamazoo

The Wolves are heading back to Kalamazoo to wrestle for the state championship after making it into the Elite Eight after winning their second consecutive regional title. The Clarkston Varsity Wrestling defeated Rochester Adams in the MHSAA Division 1 Regional 102 Final, 68-6, Feb. 19. They opened the night with a 66-6 win over Warren […]

First-place finishes at meet

The Wolves head to Lake Orion for the OAA Swim and Dive League meet this week. Clarkston lost their final home meet of the season against Rochester Adams, 125-61, on Feb. 13. The Wolves took first place in three events with Valen Kurmaniak taking the top spot in the 200-yard freestyle in the time of […]

Clarkston skiers conquer slopes at Mt. Holly

Wolves finished in second place during the Southeast Michigan Ski League Championship at Mt. Holly Ski & Snowboard Resort, Feb. 18. Three racers from the Clarkston Girls Varsity Ski team earned medals as Courtney Bayley finished in eighth place in the Slalom and Sydney Thomas finished in fourth and Phoebe Savoi finished in tenth place […]

Wolfpack Update for February 26, 2020

The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team closed the regular season with two wins and one loss before going against Oxford/Avondale on Thursday in first round of regional playoffs, 12 p.m. “It’s always competitive,” said Karl Daiek, head coach, going into the post-season. “We are capable to play with anybody. For us, it’s sticking with structure and […]