Clarkston legend Dan Fife passes away, at age 74

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comThe Clarkston community lost a legend last week as Dan Fife passed away Thursday at the age of 74.Fife is remembered as a friend, husband, father, grandfather, and for his impact on Clarkston Athletics as a player, athletic director and coach.Clarkston Basketball shared on its social media accounts last Thursday evening: […]

Wolves clinch first state championship since 2011

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff MIDLAND — It was an exciting weekend for the Wolves as they held up the championship trophy after winning the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Tennis State Final on Saturday.The Clarkston Girls Varsity Tennis team finished the two day tournament with 28 points for first place, their first championship win since 2011. […]

A Look Back for June 5, 2024

25 years ago – 1999Board puts car perk decision in neutral: Independence Township officials, driven to solve a car perk option, wound up spinning their wheels at the June 1 board meeting. The matter was eventually tabled after a lengthy discussion and several failed motions. At the time, the policy stated the three full-time elected […]

Boys lacrosse finish season a regional champs

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comTROY — Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse players were ready to go before the went onto the field at Troy High School for the MHSAA Division 1 Region 4 Final against the Colts, May 29.They showed it as they scored 12 points in the first quarter while keeping Troy to only two […]

Oxford defeats Clarkston in baseball district semifinal

By Jim NewellManaging Editorjnewell@mihomepaper.comGRAND BLANC — The Oxford boys varsity baseball team defeated the Clarkston Wolves 6-1 on Saturday in the MHSAA District 31 baseball semifinals at Grand Blanc High School with a dominating performance offensively and defensively.This was the fourth time Oxford had faced Clarkston – the Wolves previously defeated the Wildcats three times […]

Wolfpack Update for June 5, 2024

Clarkston Boys GolfClarkston Boys Varsity Golf finished the season in 14th place at the Division 1 Regional 2 meet at Currie West Golf Club in Midland, May 29.Senior Sam Studak led the Wolves with a 83. Freshman Chris Quayle had a 80; junior Vinny Giannini, 85; senior Austin Summers and junior Braden Waechter, 88.Clarkston Girls […]

Clarkston Girls Lacrosse avenge last season’s playoff loss with win over Waterford United

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comWATERFORD — For the second time in the season, the Clarkston Girls Varsity Lacrosse team was victorious over Waterford United.The Wolves defeated Waterford United in the pre-regional game at Waterford Kettering, 18-9, May 17.Melanie Alnaraie, head coach for Clarkston, admitted it wasn’t easy as the game came at the end of […]

Wolfpack Update for May 29, 2024

Clarkston Boys GolfClarkston Boys Varsity Golf team finished in sixth place at Spring Meadows Invite with an overall score of 314, May 20.Freshman Chris Quayle led with a 72, finishing in fifth place. Senior Owen Cameron and junior Braden Waechter both had a 80; senior Luke Brody, 82; and junior Vinny Giannini, 84.The JVA and […]

A Look Back for May 29, 2024

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1999In remembrance: Close to 200 Clarkston residents attended the 1999 Memorial Day Parade and memorial services on Monday morning to honor veterans of past wars. The parade traveled through downtown Clarkston before ending at Lakeview Cemetery, where a roll call of deceased veterans with close to […]

Clarkston track performs at regional meet

MILFORD — The Wolves scored two more points than Walled Lake Central to claim the championship at the MHSAA Division 1 Lower Peninsula Track and Field Region 9 meet at Memorial Field, May 17.The Clarkston Boys Track and Field team scored 93 points for first place out of 14 teams. Walled Lake Central finished in […]