Grapplers prep for Oxford opponents

The Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team continued their wins last week. They opened the week with a 53-9 win over Rochester in the OAA Red, Jan. 16. Frank Davis (215), Mackenzie Hanselman (130) and Devin Trevino (160) won their matches with falls. Davis pinned Dean Raciti for his win at the 3:32 mark. Hanselman posted his […]

A Look Back for November 28, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Garden eliminated; township foots bill” What started as a win-win situation turned into a lose-lose situation for the Independence Township Board. They officially closed the community garden on the McCord property and planned to reimburse $10,000 in donations to the garden. “Springfield Township to expand […]

‘Aggressive forever’

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves eschewed a chance at a tie and went all in for the win in the final seconds of the State Championship at Ford Field, Saturday, but fell short by a single point. Long-time Head Coach Kurt Richardson wouldn’t have had it any other way. “We […]

Athletes of The Week: Champions on the field

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer team did things a little differently this year – starting with playing a more possession styled play not normally used in high school soccer. “They developed very well during the season,” said Ian Jones, head coach. “They played direct. They really worked on it. They grasped it and at the […]

Back on the court

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers are getting ready for their first game on the court as they head to Sterling Heights Stevenson this Friday for the season opener. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team spent last Friday morning preparing with a scrimmage against four teams. They also went against four teams […]

Mountaineers ready for new season

Everest Collegiate High School & Academy is ready for the winter season with athletes playing on 17 sports teams, including basketball, bowling, and cheerleading. The 2018-19 seasons marks the return of the EC Competitive Cheer team. “I am very excited to share we have eight girls committed to bringing the sport back,” shared Nancy Burgess, […]

Season on ice opens with win, losses

The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team opened the Birmingham tournament last Friday with a goal from Brandt Botterill against Bloomfield Hills in the first period. The Black Hawks evened the score with their own goal and took the lead with 11 minutes left in the second period. With five minutes remaining in the game Brendan Walk […]

Wendi’s Word: By your leave

I have said it before and I will say it again – there’s nothing like being at a Clarkston game. It leaves you with a great feeling – the crowd is cheering and rallying behind their team. The excitement from the fans and the players can be felt throughout the game but even more so […]

A Look Back for November 21, 2018

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2003 “Chief wants midnight shift” The new Clarkston Police Chief Ernest Combs wanted his officers on midnights and asked the City Council to consider reinstating city officers on the midnight shift and discontinue contracting the Independence Township Sheriff’s Department substation. “Sherwood’s forest loses a tree” High […]

Ford Field bound for fourth state title

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves are heading back to Ford Field for the fourth time in six years, ready to take on Chippewa Valley for the state championship, Saturday, 1 p.m. “It never gets old, it never gets old,” smiled Kurt Richardson, long-time Clarkston Varsity Football head coach after they […]