Three Chief teams unstoppable at Super Bowl IV

Hot cocoa and winning the Super Bowl IV at Brandon High School stadium warmed the hearts of Clarkston players and their fans. The Freshman White team started the day by beating the Pontiac Panthers in overtime, 18-12. ‘We won the game like we wanted to,? said Coach Joel Wells. ‘They are great kids and we […]

Scarlett keeps final game from total shut-out

Junior quarterback Tyler Scarlett held onto the ball and ran up the middle of the field from the 13 yard line. Five minutes remained in the game as Scarlett landed in the end zone as Romeo’s defense players grabbed him around the ankles. The touchdown kept the Bulldogs from shutting out Clarkston in the first […]

Athlete of the Week

Senior Lauren Gardner was caught off-guard when she heard she was nominated for Athlete of the Week by her varsity volleyball coach, Kelly Avenall. ‘I am actually really proud someone would think of me as that,? said Gardner. ‘Obviously there are a lot of great athletes around Clarkston so it’s a big honor for me.? […]

Spikers nail first round of districts

Spikers got one step closer to their goal of getting to regionals on Monday night. In the first round of the MHSAA district playoffs, they defeated Brandon, 3-0. ‘We played well,? said Varsity Volleyball Coach Kelly Avenall. ‘I was afraid they would go flat, but they stayed focused. There wasn’t a ball we couldn’t block […]

Wendi’s Word A column by Wendi Reardon

A new sports season is right around the corner, officially beginning in a few weeks with try-outs and practices. Then, the games will be underway. Since a new season is almost here ? a reminder. Any photos you see in our print edition are online (in full color) at ClarkstonNews.com. Click on our name and […]

Wolves fall to rival LO, but ready for rematch

A great rivalry kept both teams low on the scoreboard. By the end of the 48 minutes, one school had won by three points and it was Lake Orion, 17-14. ‘It was a great high school football game,? said Wolves Head Coach Kurt Richardson after the game. ‘My hats off to them. They are league […]

Athlete of the Week

Clarkston Junior High School student Drew Canada was already interested in hockey when he joined the Wheelchair Hockey League two years ago. His love for hockey and keeping a keen eye on the puck helped his team, Wolf Pack, win the Wheelers Cup Championship. ‘It was so exciting for him,? said mom, Penny. ‘It was […]

From grid iron to ivories

Linebacker Mitch Miller sat in the press box and let his fingers glide over each key as he played the Star-Spangled Banner, as his Chiefs JV Gold teammates faced the flag with their hands on their hearts. ‘I felt pretty nervous but pretty excited because I love performing,? said Miller about his performance on Sept. […]

Horse riders exceed expectations with championships

For the Clarkston Equestrian Team, this season was supposed to be a rebuilding year after nine members graduated last year. ‘But nobody told the girls,? said Assistant Coach Rich Parke. ‘They didn’t get the memo,? added Assistant Coach Steve Gambrel. The girls and their horses trained from June to September and proved they were not […]

Wolf mascot nameless no more

The Clarkston High School wolf mascot had the skills to entertain. It could cheer. It could dance. It could bring a smile to any face. But the wolf lacked one thing’a name. The CHS Lead Program decided it was time to give it a name. ‘We asked students to pitch names that they thought would […]