A Look Back for November 20, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “CHS band finishes in top place” Vanilla Curve, a band with Scott Medlen, Josh Fink, Billy Freed and Aaron Bedor, competed against 18 bands in Clarkston High School’s Battle of the Bands competition. They received 199 points out of a possible 200 in their first […]

High hopes for hockey

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston icers skate their way into their first games this week to start the 2019-2020 Winter season. “Early indications are it’s going to be a lot of fun this year,” said Karl Daiek, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Hockey. “It’s fun every year but it’s different every […]

Athlete of the Week: Baylis is Mr. Tennis

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Luke Baylis finished his fall tennis season being named Mr. Tennis, winning the state championship in his flight and signing to continue his career at Michigan State University. “I was pretty surprised,” he said about hearing the news he received Michigan High School Tennis Coaches Association […]

Wolves head to finals

Three Wolves finished in the top ten during the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Regional Diving meet at Macomb L’Anse Creuse North last Thursday. Sophomore Alivia Walbridge took seventh place with 322.70 points. Sophomore Madison Verbeke took eighth place with 307.3 points and junior Julia Hunt finished in tenth place with 294.5 points. The Clarkston Girls […]

A Look Back for November 13, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Coalition to promote ‘connections’” The Clarkston Coalition for Youth unveiled their proposed common message of “Clarkston: Each One Reach One…Connecting for a Better Community” during the coalition’s leadership forum. “Business Expo sets record for exhibitors” Business was good at the annual Business and Community Expo […]

Season end to Dragons

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Spikers battled point for point in their fourth set against Lake Orion in the first round of district playoffs. The set ended with a 31-29 loss for the Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team, giving the Dragons a 3-1 win for the night, Nov. 4. “It was tough – […]

Athlete of the Week: Passion for running

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Mia Patria ended her final cross country season with Clarkston High School top in the state. She finished in sixth place in the time of 18:10.1 at the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Cross Country State Finals, Nov. 2. “Mia’s performance is just phenomenal,” said Coach Kevin […]

Back-to-back district champs finish season in the regionals playoffs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Kickers grabbed the lead with a goal from senior Owen Dollins in the second face off against Detroit Catholic Central. Dollins scored in the fourth minute in the MHSAA Division 1 Boys Soccer Regional 4 Semifinal game at West Bloomfield on Oct. 22. The Shamrocks tied the […]

Wolves race in 9/10 invite

Underclassmen cross country runners competed in the Bloomer 9th/10th Invitational before the fall season closed, Oct. 21. The boys team finished in seventh place with 204. Freshman Henry Poploskie led the pack as he finished in 30th place in the time of 18:51.96. The top seven runners also included sophomore Nolan Puffer finishing in 34th […]

Students continue athletic careers

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Ten Clarkston High School seniors shared their plans to continue their athletics after graduation as they signed their letters of intent, Nov. 7. “It is a great day being an athletic director,” said Clarkston Athletics Director Jeff Kosin. “I love this day.” He shared a phone conversation […]