Athlete of the Week: Throwing strong

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Two games came to mind as Hailey Minton reflected on her first year pitching for the Clarkston Varsity Softball team. The first she noted was against Troy Athens where she threw the most strikeouts she had during a game and her first shut out. The second was the […]

Championships for ‘Dawgs

The Clarkston Riverdawgs 10U team are off to a winning start with two championships under their belt. They won the Walled Lake Classic as they went 3-0-1 during the event, June 4-5. They also won the championship at Auburn Hills Spring Classic, May 20-22. The hitters went 4-0 during the tournament at Avondale High School. […]

Victories for local Impact teams

The Michigan Impact Boys U11 Blue and White soccer teams swept their competition and won all of their games during Memorial Day weekend in Westlake, Ohio. Each team played three individual teams in their division and a final championship round to determine the winner at the Westlake Invitational Soccer tournament. BothU11 Michigan Impact soccer teams […]

Athletes of The Week – Top of the competition

The ICE Fastpitch 10U Blue Softball team finished in the top two places at their last few tournaments. They finished the USSSA Batbusters Swing into Spring tournament as champions. The girls finished in second place in the USSSA Spring Fling in second place, May 6-8. “The girls played very well on both sides of the […]

Victory in quarterfinals

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Keaton Mitchell scored two goals within a span of eight seconds to help the Wolves take control of the second half against Troy in the MHSAA Regional Quarterfinal, 8-3. “It was well played by both sides,” said Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach Brian Kaminskas. “We fought […]

Athlete of the Week – Ruling the Lanes

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Jacob Kersten hit one of his goals during his senior year with the Clarkston Boys Varsity Bowling team when he was named to The Detroit Free Press Dream Team. “It was definitely an honor to be part of it,” he explained. I have a good friend who was […]

Heading to district semifinals

Maddie Beck ran from her first-base spot to catch a foul hit and landed at the fence next to the Lady Wolves’ dugout at Lake Orion last Thursday. “Maddie – that might be the play of the day,” said Clarkston Varsity Softball Head Coach Don Peters. “It was awesome.” The catch ended the top of […]

18 Wolves take talent to next level

Eighteen Clarkston athletes penned their name to the next chapter in their lives in front of friends and family as they signed their letters of intent, May 23. Congratulations to this spring’s signees: Shaquielle Blevins, football and track, Concordia University; Nick Bowman, lacrosse, Albion College; Kelsey Catania, cross country and track, Lawrence Technological University; Logan […]

Summer camp fun begins June 20

Join Clarkston Girls’ Basketball for Dare to Dream, June 20-23, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for girls going into grades 3-9. The cost is $115. Varsity Coach Kelly Pinner and staff host Clarkston Volleyball Camp, June 27-July 1, at Clarkston High School for girls going into grades 5-12. The cost is $100. Fife Fundamentals Basketball […]

Gridiron heroes season to start at Big House

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer The season opener for the gridiron heroes is set as they travel to the University of Michigan for Battle of the Big House, Aug. 25-27. Co-hosts Clarkston and Lapeer take on each other on Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. as one of the seven games during the event. […]