Girls softball hopes for smashing season

Girls hit the mound this week to repeat their success from last year. A goal for girls varsity softball is to win districts again. Last year the team took first place at districts for the first time in three years. They lost to Birmingham Seaholm by one point in their regional game, 4-3. It ended […]

Girls show strong spirit on the field

The varsity girls huddled together after the game, threw up their lacrosse sticks and thanked Hartland, officials, and fans for a great game. They lost their season opener to Hartland, 11-7, but during the game worked hard to prove they were ready for their new season. ‘It was pretty impressive,? said Clarkston coach Kaitlyn Sitar. […]

Runners split season start

A windy, chilly Tuesday night did not keep the track teams from competing in their first meet of the season. Looking to repeat another championship win this year, Clarkston girls won the meet against West Bloomfield, 71-48. The boys team lost, 73-46. ‘It was a good start to the track season,? said girls coach John […]

Swinging into action

After a year and a half break, the tennis team is back, playing in their first spring season. ‘Playing in the fall, the team didn’t have to begin the season in the wet and coldness of the beginning of spring,? said Clarkston coach Craig Judd. The weather didn’t effect their first game against Troy-Athens last […]

Soggy start to soccer season

The long winter is over, so snow wasn’t a problem at the Lady Kickers opening game. Instead, they faced an hour-long delay on account of lightning. Officials allowed the teams to play, but cut each half by 10 minutes. Clarkston took to the field and fought through the downpour, but fell to Utica Stevenson, 3-0. […]

Athletes of the Week

The Clarkston Grizzlies ended their season March 17 with a grand finale. The traveling basketball team won their championship game of the playoffs against Flint-based Custom Lawn Care, 46-40. “It was pretty cool,” said Chance Huth. “It was a revenge for us. We have played Custom Lawn Care before in finals and lost to them.” […]

Skaters keep it together on the ice

Jumps, spins, and dance patterns are just a part of figure skating. Timing it in perfect unison with a team of other skaters makes it synchronized skating. Clarkston residents Kylee Haase, Anna Moloney and Brittany Lee train with Evolution, a synchronized skating program at Detroit Skate Club. Evolution has seven different levels of teams: Beginner, […]

Athletes of the Week

Four matches were needed for Katie Brozovich and Kendra Sweet to win the Southeastern Michigan Tournament, Feb. 29. Hours spent training on the tennis court led both of the girls to win their tournaments, Brozovich in 16-and-under, and Sweet, 14-and-under. ‘It was really exciting. We are best friends and we both won our tournaments,? said […]

Eggs-citement at Indian Springs

After sharing laughter and smiles with Rosco the Clown, children raced to fill their baskets during the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at Indian Spring Metropark. Children had an opportunity to build a bug, make a Robin’s nest, and make a flower pot filled with their own handmade flowers in the craft area. They visited […]


Clarkston’s quest for the state finals was blocked by Saginaw (25-1) after a hard-fought game. The Trojans beat the Wolves March 11 in the quarterfinals, 86-77. ‘It’s a tough loss for the kids and Clarkston,? said longtime Wolves coach Dan Fife. ‘There are no words that describe how I feel or how my players feel, […]