Back to the diamond

The sun shined down on the baseball field for the boys first game of the season at Rochester Adams. Unfortunately it didn’t shine too brightly as the boys lost the double header games, 14-5 and 4-0. ‘We came out a little nervous,? said Coach Phil Price as he noted it was typical for the first […]

Final four finish

With heavy hearts members of the 2009 varsity basketball team trudged their way to their locker room. They had just lost the semifinals to Kalamazoo Central, 58-44. While hopes to continue and compete in the finals were dashed, to be in the Spartan arena was a goal reached by players, the community, and Clarkston supporters. […]

Athlete of the Week

As Clarkston traveled down its path to the state semifinals, three players stood out and led the team – Brandon Pokley, Matt Kamieniecki, and Tom Staton. Senior Pokley, not only was called one of the best shooters in the area but proved it during each game. Once he was passed the ball, he positioned himself […]

Quarterfinal victory to put in the books

After six straight years of being denied at quarterfinals, Clarkston earned their ticket to semifinals as they beat Flint Northwestern. As the final buzzer sounded, players ran across the basketball court, greeted by Coach Dan Fife, Assistant Coach Eric Chambers and the rest of the team with hugs and celebration, beating the Wildcats, 70-67. ‘All […]

Defense gains ground

Jon Avery and Adam Zak led the boys lacrosse team to their first win. They both scored four goals for the Monday night victory against Rochester United, 13-4. Andrew Miller contributed with three goals. The Wolves lost to Detroit Country Day last Friday night, 7-2. ‘They played pretty well,? said Coach Brian Kaminskas. After the […]

Ready for first win

Lady Kickers fought through the cold as they continued further into their new spring season. They ended both games last week against Waterford Kettering and Waterford Mott tied. The Lady Wolves scored two goals on Kettering in the second half of the game. ‘We had a rough first half,? said Coach Sarah Wasilk. ‘But we […]

Wendi’s Word A column by Wendi Reardon

By now you have heard about the joy and the heartbreak for the boys basketball team and the Clarkston community. The boys defeated Flint Northwestern to win the quarterfinals and then went on to lose a painful semi-finals game against Kalamazoo Central at the Breslin Center in East Lansing. It was sad to see the […]

Wolves bid Pontiac Northern final farewell

Senior Eric Leichtnam rallied the fans as Cagers took a timeout with a minute left in the game. Despite being at a different gymnasium, the blue and gold colors were dominate at Troy-Athens as one side of the bleachers shouted out ‘Go? and the other side echoed with ‘Wolves.? Clarkston and Pontiac Northern broke away […]

Athlete of the Week

Starters Brandon Verlinden and Matt Kamieniecki anxiously awaited with smiles and high fives as their teammates received their Regional medals. The boys had just finished a close game against rivals Pontiac Northern. As any other game against the Huskies it was nail-biting, heart-racing, at the edge of the seat action – not only for the […]

Take a long stroll with the ‘Dawgs

Riverdawgs are getting ready for the baseball season to begin. In preparation they are inviting the Clarkston community to join them in the first annual ‘Spring Training? 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 18. ‘We have done lots of other fundraisers, but I am more excited about this one,? said Doug Brady, Clarkston Youth Baseball Organization […]