A Look Back for March 20, 2024

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1999Teen finds man stranded in area lake: Thirteen-year-old Cameron Banworth saw Douglas Williams, 56, in the icy waters of Walters Lake, 40 feet off the shore and told his parents, Sue and Jeff Banworth, who ended up calling 9-1-1. Independence Township Fire Engineer Bob Cesario said […]

Clarkston boys basketball wraps up season 14-12

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comMILFORD — The Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team closed out the season against Grand Blanc in the MHSAA Division 1 Regional 7 semifinal on March 5, 47-32.“We ran into a good Grand Blanc team,” said Tim Wasilk, head coach for the Wolves. “They are really athletic. They are long. They forced […]

A Look Back for March 13, 2024

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1999Planners say ‘do not disturb’ to Holiday Inn: Following more than two hours of discussion, which drew a packed crowd of over 100 residents at the Carriage House, the Independence Township Planning Commission nixed first plans for a Holiday Inn on M-15. The commissioners voted 4-2 […]

Wolves clinch nail-biter against Dragons for District title

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comWATERFORD — With less than two seconds left on the clock Clarkston freshman Brooklyn Covert passed the ball to junior Elia Morgner, who hit a layup.The basket gave the Wolves a 41-40 lead over Lake Orion to win the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Basketball District 29 Final at Waterford Mott High […]

Clarkston Skiers compete in state championship

HARBOR SPRINGS — The Clarkston Girls Varsity Ski team ended the season with a third place finish in the 2024 MHSAA Division 1 State Championship at The Highlands of Harbor Springs, Feb. 26.They finished with an overall of 110 points with 49 from the Slalom race and 61 from the Giant Slalom.Skiers finishing in the […]

Clarkston wrestlers perform at state championship

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comDETROIT — Five Wolves finished as All-State during the MHSAA Division 1 Wrestling Individual State Championship at Ford Field, March 1-2.“It was a great weekend for us,” said Brian Gibbs, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Wrestling. “I am extremely proud of how all six of them competed.”Senior Brock Trevino finished his […]

Clarkston downs Mott 65-56 in district championship

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comWaterford — The Wolves came out of the locker room skipping in celebration after winning the MHSAA Division 1 Boys Basketball District 28 Championship with a 65-56 win over Waterford Mott last Friday.“Our guys were dialed in,” said Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach Tim Wasilk after the game at Waterford […]

Wolves defeat Hartland, Howell to take move on to Final Four

By Jack LeechSpecial to The Clarkston NewFlint — Clarkston Varsity Hockey is in the Final Four after two wins in playoffs last week.The Wolves began the week in the MHSAA Division 1 Region 4 Final against Hartland with a season with 5-2 victory at the Dort Financial Center in Flint, Feb. 28.Returning players remembered it […]

Wolves wrap regular season with close win over Oxford

By Wendi Reardon PriceClarkston News Sports WriterOXFORD — Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball is ready for the postseason after wrapping the regular season with a close battle against Oxford which ended with a 29-25 win for the Wolves, Feb. 27.“I wasn’t shocked that was what happened tonight,” said Aaron Goodnough, head coach for Clarkston, adding especially […]

A Look Back for March 6, 2024

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1999Rezonings put township on the hot seat: The rezoning ball had been bouncing from court to court as the Independence Township Board tabled the Knights of Columbus rezoning, March 2. Back in February, the planning commission referred rezoning for a proposed Holiday Inn back to the […]