Clarkston videographer does best work on ice

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer It all started when Stuart Forbes happened upon a Craigslist ad more than ten years ago. “Late summer of 2009, I answered an ad looking for a videographer to shoot hockey games and record them to DVD that was then given to each coach and the referee in […]

Win before season suspended

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves defeated Oxford during the MHSAA Division 1 Boys Basketball District 5 Semifinal game, 79-38, on March 11. “I really loved our focus,” said Tim Wasilk, Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball head coach. “We were prepared. The kids were ready to play, they were dialed in. They […]

Athletes of The Week: Dancing for top spots

The Clarkston Varsity Dance team finished the season placing at the top during the Spirit Shine Celebration State Championship, Feb. 29. They finished in first place in Lyrical – Senior Division by half a point with 246.5 points. Port Huron X-treme finished in second place with 246 points. They also finished in the Pom Pom […]

Sports suspended for Coronavirus

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The bleachers were empty and the Dan Fife Gymnasium was dark on Friday night after a directive from Michigan High School Athletic Association halted the scheduled boys basketball district final between the Wolves and Lake Orion at Clarkston High School. The MHSAA suspended all winter tournaments effective […]

Kudos to district champs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Enthusiastic cheers greeted the Wolves as they defeated three teams to win the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Basketball District 5 crown last Friday. The girls were proud and smiling as they left the locker room especially after they lost their first round in the district playoffs last […]

Wolves head into postseason undefeated in league

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Opening with a 14-point run in their final game of the regular season, the Clarkston Wolves defeated Lake Orion last Thursday, 57-45. “We were really good defensively particularly in the first half,” said Tim Wasilk, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “We got in the passing […]

Bowlers wrap season on lanes

Junior Patrick McLetchie finished in fourth place during the qualifying round at the MHSAA Division 1 Boys Bowling Singles State Finals at Thundbowl in Allen Park on Saturday. He bowled six games and finished with 1,344 to put him in the top 16 to move on to the first round. During the first round he […]

All-State wrestlers at Ford Field

Junior Ashton Anderson and senior Jacob Jones finished All-State during the MHSAA Division 1 Wrestling Individual State Championship at Ford Field on Saturday. Anderson finished in third place in the 125-pound weight class and Jones finished in fifth place in the 215-pound weight class. Anderson won his third place match with a 13-1 major decision […]

Season ends in regional semifinals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With a 3-2 overtime loss to Howell, the Clarkston icers closed out their season, Feb. 29. “The boys played well and that’s all you can ask for – effort, attitude and playing well,” said Clarkston Varsity Hockey Head Coach Karl Daiek. Howell opened the MHSAA Division 1 […]

Finish at states

Clarkston High School sophomore Courtney Bayley led the pack as she finished All-State during the MHSAA Division 1 Ski State Finals at Boyne Highlands Ski Resort, Feb. 24. Bayley took All-State honors in the Slalom race for her fourth place finish for the Clarkston Girls Varsity Ski team and received a medal. She finished with […]