Hot hitting against cold temps

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With games cancelled due to weather and field conditions, Clarkston Varsity Softball was ready to play last week and it showed as they went 5-0. “You have to toughen up this time of the year,” said Don Peters, head coach, adding the players have been patient with […]

Athletes of the Week: Playing for hope

The Clarkston Lacrosse program is hosting their annual Game for Hope this Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. The annual fundraiser began 13 years ago as a tribute to Frank Kaminskas, “Big Poppa,” the father of Boys Varsity Head Coach Brian Kaminskas. Clarkston Lacrosse continues to recognize Big Poppa each year at this event to […]

Wolves place in top ten in invitational at Oxford High

The Clarkston High School Track and Field teams split their meet against Rochester Adams last Wednesday. The girls team won their meet 73-55, taking first place in nine events. The 3,200-meter relay team of Emily Ferguson, Mallory Ferguson, Grace Nolan and Elizabeth Dalrymple finished in first place, 9:50.4. The 800-meter relay team of Karlie Mattinson, […]

Hairspray leads Neideck, McConnell reunite for Ovation

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Maryn McConnell and Ben Neideck will step into their “Hairspray” roles again as they represent Clarkston High School at the Sutton Foster Ovation Awards, May 11-12. “I was so excited,” said McConnell, a junior who played Tracy Turnblad in “Hairspray.” “I didn’t think I would be selected […]

Wolfpack Update for May 1, 2019

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team posted two wins last week including a league win over Bloomfield Hills. They beat the Blackhawks last Thursday, 12-7. Eric Csizmadia led the pack with six goals during the night. Keelan McKouen had three goals and one assist. Drew Vandenberg and Jack Gurn both had one goal and two […]

Wendi’s Word: Time to clean

The spring cleaning bug kicked into gear during the weekend as the rain continued to drizzle and the gray clouds hid the sun. Three pieces of furniture were placed into the basement office with a mix of drawers and shelves. I was happy to pull all the boxes out of the corner so they could […]

A Look Back for April 24, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Pistons’ No. 1 Fan” Tommy Bullen spent the last day of spring break hanging out in downtown Clarkston and he wasn’t afraid to give his opinion on the Detroit Pistons in the NBA playoffs. “They’re gonna win it all,” he said. “Springfield boosters plan ‘Happy […]

Domination on the field

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The rain didn’t slow down the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team as they posted a 17-4 win over Troy Athens last Thursday. “They flat out dominated,” said Brian Kaminskas, head coach. “Our guys showed up and played all four quarters.” Junior Dylan Raleigh opened the scoring within […]

Athlete of the Week: Winning in honor of coach

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Brenham Covert is a natural gymnast and finished his first year competing winning five championships including a state championship and four district level championships. “I was really proud of myself,” said the fourth grader from Independence Elementary. “All my hard work paid off. I was very happy […]

Giotti gets the win for Wolves in series

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Fans held their breath as a deep fly ball soared into left field during the top of the seventh inning as Clarkston Varsity Baseball hosted Rochester Adams last Wednesday. The hit by the Highlanders would bring in a runner to tie the game. But they were stopped […]

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