Athlete of the Week: Softball honors for Gladding

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Alex Gladding finished her senior year celebrating with the Clarkston Varsity Softball team as they ended in the Final Four at state finals. She also celebrated her personal accolades during the season including receiving the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association Scholarship and the Academic All-State Award. […]

Dare to play at camp

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Young Cagers used the first week of summer vacation to work on their skills during Dare to Dream Basketball Camp. “It is going excellently,” said Christine Rogers, head coach for Clarkston Girls Varsity Baskeball as she watched over 70 campers bounce the basketballs in Clarkston High School […]

CJH wins annual Gordie Richardson meet

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Lady Wolves wrote their entry in the Clarkston history books as the eighth graders from Clarkston Junior High School won the 32nd Annual Gordie Richardson Oakland County Track meet, June . “It was really fun,” smiled Mattie Drennan. “Everyone was so excited. We felt at home […]

Ladies finish season, win OAA White

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Kickers finished the season earlier than they would have liked, but still on a successful note. “It was a pretty good season,” said Damian Huffer about his first season as head coach for the Clarkston Girls Varsity Soccer team. One of the highlights to the season […]

Athletes of the Week: Champions again

Clarkston Everest Collegiate was victorious in capturing their second consecutive MHSAA Division 4 Boys Golf State Championship title at Michigan State University, June 9-10. During the span of two days at Forest Akers East, the Mountaineers scored 629, taking the win by 11 strokes. Sophomore Mitch Lowney led the team with a 72 and 71 […]

Final 4 finish for varsity CHS sluggers

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer “Every day is a great day” is Don Peters’ motto and for him and Clarkston Varsity Softball it was a great season as they ended the year in the Final Four. “It was a great ride,” the head coach said smiling about the young team of five […]

Palace shares how his goals led to being a Tiger

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Tigers of Pine Knob Elementary excitedly welcomed Detroit Tiger Sam Palace with a growl during his visit on June 1. “It’s surreal,” said Palace, a 2004 Clarkston High School graduate. “I am just glad I can pass down anything they can take with them. I really […]

Learn and play at camps

It’s not to late to register for athletic summer camps held by award winning coaches offered through Clarkston Community Education. Clarkston Varsity Baseball Head Coach Phil Price hosts Summer Baseball Clinics with players ages 7-14 with two sessions. The first session is for beginner to intermediate level players, June 19-22; the second session is for […]

Top ten finish on the green in finals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves have been busy on the greens the last few weeks with finishing in the top five in the state championship, finishing second at regional and winning the league title. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team finished the season taking fourth place at the MHSAA Lower […]

Athletes of the Week: Signing away

It was a busy week for five seniors on the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team as they finished high school, battled Blackhawks, and shared where they will go next for college. Ryan Bennett, Sheldon Bourdeau, Quinn Dobrzelewski, Jake Hodges and Aidan Nolan signed their letters of intent for continuing to play lacrosse in front of […]