Clarkston’s defense leads in win over Seaholm

By Wendi Reardon PriceClarkston News Sports WriterINDEPENDENCE TWP. — Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball opened 2024 with a 46-22 win over Birmingham Seaholm last Friday.“We knew we could lock them up in a good way defensively and really make them work for every basket,” said Aaron Goodnough, head coach. “They gave us exactly what we wanted […]

Wolves at Rose Bowl

After the confetti finished falling and fans started clearing the stands, 2019 Clarkston High School graduate Joshua Luther was still celebrating the University of Michigan Wolverines winning the Rose Bowl against Alabama, 27-20, Jan. 1.Luther is currently a graduate student at Michigan. He is a three time Big 10 champion and a Rose Bowl champion […]

Wolves pull out all stops in fourth quarter

By Wendi Reardon PriceClarkston News Sports Writer BIRMINGHAM — Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball defeated OAA Red foes Birmingham Groves on the road last Thursday, 52-49.“We hadn’t played in two weeks so it was good to get back and get the rust off,” said Tim Wasilk, head coach. “We started off with a lot of good energy. […]

Grapplers place in tournaments, prep for duals

The Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team had three place during the Detroit Catholic Central Invitational on Saturday.Nathaniel Carter finished in second place in the 138-pound weight class, going 2-1 for the day. He had falls over Hartland’s Michael Cappellano, 39 seconds; and Grandville’s Xavier Carpentier, 1:05.Archer Anderson finished in fourth place in the 120-pound weight class, […]

Hockey continues winning streak

Facing-off with No. 6 ranked Livonia Stevenson, the Clarkston Varsity Hockey team was denying everything to their opponent in their 4-0 shutout, Jan. 3.“This is a great way to start our second half (of the season),” said Nathan Bryer, head coach. “We had a good amount of offense from all of our four lines. Our […]

Clarkston High Drama Club participates in Michigan Thespian Festival

Forty-four members of the Clarkston High School Drama Club Troupe 803 attended the Michigan Thespian Festival in Lansing, the weekend of December 8.They participated in workshops, networked with universities and theatre professionals, watched productions, and met other theatre students from all over Michigan during the festival.Graduating seniors Alex Gianakos, Francesca Catella and Jilliana Lehman received […]

A Look Back for January 3, 2024

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1999Fire and ice: A late night fire wiped out three apartments in a house on Pine Knob Lane on Saturday leaving 18 Independence Township residents homeless. Township firefighters received a call at 11:05 p.m. and arrived two minutes later, from Fire Station No. 3, to find […]

Icers take two giant steps in OAA

By Jack LeechSpecial to The Clarkston NewsThe Clarkson Varsity Hockey team took a couple of moves forward by dropping two big rivals in the Oakland Activities Red Division, dominating Stoney Creek and Lake Orion in back-to-back contests.The Wolves faced off with Stoney Creek and emerged with a decisive 9-2 victory, Dec. 21. With just a […]

A Look Back for December 27, 2023

From The Clarkston News archives 25 years ago – 1998Scan the globe for a friend: Nan and daughter, Hope Rodgers, spent time at Independence Township Library looking over the globe. They were searching for the city of Prague in the former Soviet state of Czechoslovakia where a friend was spending the Christmas holiday.Happy New Year!: […]

Year in Review 2023, Part 1

Year in Review 2023, Part 1

By Wendi Reardon PriceClarkston News Staff Writer As we turn the calendar to 2024, we take a look back at some the top stories from the first four months of 2023 from the pages of The Clarkston News.January 11Dellinger kicks off 2023 at MSU: Cole Dellinger, a 2023 Clarkston High School graduate, finished his high school […]