Athletes of the Week

Clarkston United States Tennis Association adult tennis players advance to State playoffs after winning their match against Midland Tennis Center, 3-2. The win was during the local district playoffs in Midland held July 11. ‘Midland has gone to state for the last five years,? said Jennifer Arkwright. ‘For us to beat them is a big […]

Freshmen class show their skills

Dan Fife finished last week’s Fife Basketball Camp impressed with the talent he had seen. As the Wolves? varsity basketball coach, Fife has seen a lot of talent at previous camps, but this year he noticed the largest amount of freshmen hopefuls since the freshmen class of 1995. ‘I always see eight kids that will […]

Going the distance

Young athletes have a new summer camp to look forward to for years to come. Girls track coach John Yorke began his track and field camp last week. The camp was open to kids entering grades 3-7 and they learned all of the track and field events. ‘The kids had a great time,? said Yorke. […]

Painting the world

Claudia Keglovitz’s classroom was a flurry of creative activity from artists last week. She held her annual Teen Art Camp for 6-12 graders interested in art. ‘I just felt huge need in community for it,? said Keglovitz on why she started the camp eight years ago. The camp introduces the artists to different techniques, and […]

What Time Is It?

Kids danced to their favorites songs from Disney’s High School Musical movies last week. Cynthia Bass, owner and dance instructor of Dance for Fun, and her helpers taught the kids moves that they could do no matter what their age or skill level. As a dance instructor, Bass noticed the desire from her studio students […]

Leading the American Legion

The American Legion Post 377 19 travel team has won six out of the eight games they played in the last two weeks. They began last week splitting a double header against Troy’s Charles Edward Post 14 on Wednesday. Troy’s pitchers Eric Cotton and Chris Gebara limited Chief Pontiac to five hits. A shaky defense […]

Clarkston grad Brelinski named All American

Clarkston graduate David Brelinski is being paid for all of his hard work – he was named All American and has received a scholarship to attend Western Michigan University. Brelinski ended his second season at Kalamazoo Valley Community College with All American honors. He is one of 12 players chosen for the National Junior College […]

Athlete of the Week

Nathan Cowan took third place at the Oakland County Parks Annual Junior Golf Tournament at Springfield Oaks on June 19. He was tied for third place with two other golfers from the boys 15-16 group. The boys were taken back to the tenth hole were a shootout would determine a winner. Cowan won the shootout […]

Putting the ‘fun? back in fundamentals

Young Cagers invaded the Clarkston High School gym last week. They were there to learn the fundamentals of the game from Varsity Head Basketball Coach Dan Fife, his coaching staff and varsity players. During the 11th annual Fife Fundamentals Basketball camp, boys entering grades four-six worked on passing, shooting and ball-handling. ‘We make playing fun,? […]

Local runner places fifth at nationals

Kristen Smith made ‘All-American? in the 5K event at the Nike Track National in North Carolina. She took fifth place after running 17:43, 10 seconds faster than her time last year. ‘I was happy,? said Smith. ‘But I wasn’t satisfied with the time. I wanted to at least break 17:40. This year I expected to […]