A Look Back for October 6, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “Enrollment continues to grow” The year’s fall enrollment counts for Clarkston Community Schools were in, and as expected, the numbers were up. The surprise was the numbers didn’t grow at the elementary level. “Budget adoption delayed” Though it was a big item on the agenda, […]

Kickers claim victory in second half on Youth Night

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Players ran to the stands at Clarkston High School stadium cheering with the fans as the Wolves took a 3-2 lead in their game against Grosse Pointe North last Friday. Senior Dylan Walker scored the goal from the east side of the net with 10:53 remaining in […]

Clarkston battle Lakers in overtime loss on road

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves returned to the field on Monday afternoon, ready to put what they learned at West Bloomfield into action. Clarkston Varsity Football finished their trip to the Laker Stadium in an 34-27 overtime loss. “I didn’t think we really brought our ‘A’ game and in crunch […]

Mountaineer Update for October 6, 2021

Clarkston Everest Collegiate Football won their homecoming game over Cardinal Mooney last Friday, 45-3. The Mountaineers jumped to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter with a 14-yard touchdown run from Jimmy Nedwick and a 6-yard touchdown run from Nathan Beggs. Joey Thibodeau scored on two PATs. Everest scored 21 more points in the second […]

Golf heads into regionals at Pine Knob this week

Clarkston Girls Varsity Golf team finished in sixth place at the Division 1 Oakland County Championships at Twin Lakes Golf Club, September 29. Elin Gebrowsky finished in 14th place, hitting 82 for the day. Mae Norman finished in 19th place with an 83. Alexandria LeCureux finished with an 92 and Madison Liles had a 98. […]

Runners take top spots at invite

Senior Andrew Sesti was the top racer at the Hanson’s Invitational on Saturday at Freedom Hill County Park. Sesti finished in first place in the time of 16:36.9 as the Clarkston Boys Cross Country team finished in second place with 48 points. The top five finishes for the Wolves also included senior Joey Taverna in […]

Success in the pool

Diving for the Wolves ruled at the Oakland County Championships at Clarkston High School last Friday and Saturday. Madison Verbeke finished in first place, scoring a total of 369.6 points during the 11 dives. Alivia Walbridge finished in third place with 329.2 points; Jordyn Coin, fourth place, 325.35; and Zoe Paxton, seventh place, 304.25. Clarkston […]

A Look Back for September 29, 2021

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1996 “1997 budget shows growth” During the public hearing on the 1997 Independence Township budget, finance director Kerry Donahue told officials the budget was balanced and produced figures showing rising growth – a 30 percent increase in taxable property values since 1993. “Commission OKs Sanctuary” The […]

Wolves claim fifth victory, down Wildcats

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves continued their winning streak as they were on the road last week at Oxford’s Homecoming Football game with a victory, 20-17. “It was a great team win,” said long-time Clarkston Varsity Football Head Coach Kurt Richardson, noting a difference in play for the Wolves between […]

Go! Fight! Win for Clarkston Chiefs Cheer teams at competition

The Clarkston Chiefs Cheer teams competed in their first competition on Sunday. The JV Chief Cheer teams earned first place with the overall highest score in the competition. The Freshman Chief Cheer team finished in fifth and the Mascot team performed for exhibition at Oxford High School. Each age group competes against other teams within […]