Fife to retire

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer It will be the end of an era for Clarkston school athletics after Dan Fife retires as athletic director this year. “It is the right time for me,” said Fife, who will finish his 22 years as Clarkston Community Schools athletics’ chief this fall, on September 30. He […]

Wolves rule the track against OAA foes

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Freshmen runners topped other teams around the state last Friday at Saline’s Golden Triangle Invitational. “A highlight right off the bat was our freshman milers,” said Kevin Breen, head coach for the Clarkston Girls and Boys Track and Field teams. “Saline had a special freshman mile which has […]

Athletes of the Week – ‘Dawgs classic win

Hitters began their season with a bang as they won the Clarkston Classic, April 30-May 1. The Clarkston Riverdawgs 8U Baseball team battled their way in their pool play going 3-0. They capped off the tournament in a close game against Bloomfield Sting. They won the championship game, 7-6. “Every kid on the team produced […]

Hitters shine in tournament

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves dominated the field on Saturday as they went 3-0 to win the Nathan Manuel Memorial tournament. “It was a great week,” said Phil Price, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Baseball. The boys opened the day with a 6-1 win over Our Lady of Lakes. Zach Scott, […]

Tournament a softball success at Anchor Bay

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Hitters had a winning weekend at the Anchor Bay tournament as they went 3-2 during the two days. “Overall we did pretty good,” said Don Peters, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Softball. Highlights included Abby Skvarce having 13 consecutive hits while also going 26-for-38 with 22 RBIs, […]

Victory at Game for Cure

  BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer The Lady Wolves dominated the second half against Notre Dame Prep during Game for a Cure for a 11-9 win. “Our offense did a really good job,” said Clarkston Girls Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach LeeAnne Stickle. “We were aggressive and did a really good job slowing it […]

Athlete of the Week – Maryland bound

Keaton Mitchell plans on taking his lacrosse skills to the next level after graduation in June. The Clarkston High School senior has committed to play Division 1 Lacrosse at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmetsberg, Maryland. He was invited to play in Inside Lacrosse’s inaugural Committed Academy, July 29-31 at Goucher College in Towson, Maryland. […]

Athlete of the Week – Taking control at half

  Senior Nick Bowman helped his team in a big way in a short amount of time against Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Prep. Bowman scored three goals in a span of 42 seconds before the first half closed in the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team’s game on March 30. It helped boost the boys to […]

Spring on track with wins

  BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves captured two wins against Rochester in their first OAA Red league meet in the spring season. The Clarkston Boys Track and Field team scored three more points than the Falcons to win last Wednesday’s meet, 68-65. “The guys team did well but it was more […]

3-game streak after break

    BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves dominated the third quarter against Northville on Saturday to win a close game, 13-12. “We talked at half-time about setting up, doing what we do the way we do it, and bringing the fight back,” said Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach Brian Kaminskas. […]