‘A good win?

Tom Staton grabbed the ball from Southfield-Lathrup’s control and ran towards the other side of the court. The Charger’s defense quickly moved forward to stop Staton from making it past the center of the floor. Staton spun around defenders, keeping the ball in motion, and passed to teammate Brandon Verlinden. Verlinden scored a basket, furthering […]

Hastings hurries to help in Lady Wolves victory

Megan Hastings stole the ball from Southfield’s control with ten seconds to go in overtime. The freshman followed it up with a layup and ended the score, 55-51. ‘We played well the whole game and played hard,? said Co-Captain Connor Daugherty. ‘I thought it was really cool how the whole team was into it. No […]

Journey to states begins this week

The wrestling mats wait rolled and hanging from the ceiling at Clarkston High School gym. Wednesday night, they come down for the Team District meet, deciding which team will go on to the regional meet next week in Fair Haven. The night begins with Grand Blanc and Holly dueling it out, while the Wolves prepare […]

Miss Smith goes to Lansing

Kristen Smith was looking for a university where she could fulfill her childhood dream of becoming a doctor and where she could continue running. She found quite a few schools, but Michigan State University stood out for her and on Feb. 11, Smith signed on to run cross country and track. ‘I feel really relieved,? […]

Learning the game

Young players left the gym Clarkston Junior High last Saturday knowing how to get past defense and shoot the perfect basket. Girls spent 10 weeks learning the fundamentals of basketball from coaches and teams from the Clarkston Girls Basketball program at Horizon Hoops camp. “This was probably our best year in participation,? said Girls Varsity […]

Cagers play harder to keep streak

Cagers are finding it tougher as they get deeper into their season and closer to the playoffs. They defeated North Farmington, 47-25. During the first half, the Raiders defense kept Clarkston down to 17 points. ‘It’s a tough game play in,? said Clarkston Coach Dan Fife. ‘It’s a tough game to coach in because you […]

Athlete of the Week

Clarkston graduate Robbie Clark is finishing his last season on the Albion College Men’s Basketball team with an impact. He scored a career high of 17 points against rival, Adrian College to help the team win, 84-70. He led during the first half putting 12 points on the board. ‘It was nice to beat them,? […]

Signed, sealed, on their way to Michigan colleges

Senior Tiffany Kincaid had all the information she needed to decide on which university she would be running for in the fall. She made a spreadsheet and listed each school’s cost, different scholarships offered to her, the distance from home, and how she felt about the team and the coaches. Then, the decision was made […]

Icers ready to continue winning streak

Seniors left the ice with a smile on their faces and bragging rights after defeating Lake Orion in their last face-off against their rivals. The Dragons had kept the game tied up until the third period. With nine minutes remaining in the game, the Wolves found themselves in close proximity to the net and a […]

Sports in a flash

Ready to end streak Lady Cagers lost to Rochester Adams (41-32) and Southfield-Lathrup (43-26) Kayla Brimacombe led against Adams, scoring three 3-pointers. Megan Hastings led against Lathrup with eight points. The girls played at Rochester on Tuesday. They are at Southfield on Friday and back home on Feb. 17 against Troy. JV begins at 5:30 […]