Athletes of The Week: Top of the county

The Lady Wolves defended their home track as they finished the 32nd Gordie Richardson Annual Oakland County 7th & 8th Grade Track Meet last Thursday. The eighth graders from Clarkston Junior High School scored 81 points to take first place. “This is the first time in the 32 year history of the county meet that […]

Heroics, heartbreak on diamond

BY JACK KUCZMANSKI Clarkston News Student Writer The Wolves fought hard this past Saturday at their MHSAA Baseball District tournament, but, after winning an incredible semi-final matchup in extra-innings, they were defeated in the finals by Lake Orion. The day began with one of the most intense baseball games some fans have witnessed, as the […]

District dominance over Mott, Oxford

  BY JACK KUCZMANSKI Clarkston News Student Writer The Clarkston Softball team entered hostile Dragon territory this past Saturday, and after two dominant pitching and hitting performances they emerged as MHSAA District Champions. The girls began their championship campaign at noon against the Corsairs of Waterford Mott, and within a minute it was clear the […]

Athletes of the Week: Mountaineers state bound

Clarkston Everest Collegiate climbed to success during their spring season and are preparing for their first trip to MHSAA Division 4 Girls Tennis State Championship this Friday and Saturday in Holly. The co-op team with players from Everest Collegiate, Oakland Christian and Lutheran Northwest finished in second place during their regional tournament at University Liggett […]

Loss avenged in playoffs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The last time the Wolves faced Lake Orion they walked away with a loss – now with growth and more experience under their belts they are looking for a win and regional crown in their next match up against the Dragons on Wednesday, May 31. “We have […]

Athletes of the Week: Riverdawgs battle for championship

The Clarkston Riverdawgs 9U competed in the 2017 Clarkston Classic and made it to the championship game for the second year in a row, April 28-30. The championship game against WOW Baseball was tied going into the fourth inning at 6-6. WOW battled back scoring seven more runs and the Dawgs added one more run […]

Victory at Pops tournament

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves were victorious at the new Roy “Pops” Warner Classic tournament last Saturday as they went 3-0 for the day. “I liked the way we battled,” said Phil Price, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Baseball. “Playing three games in one day is tough. Mentally they battled […]

Running into post-season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves have their sights set on Friday as they head into the MHSAA Track and Field Regional meet and a chance to qualify for the state meet. Kevin Breen, head coach for the boys and girls teams, noted they are looking for individuals to place at […]

Hits drive way to wins for Lady Wolves

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hard hitting and tough defense toppled two OAA Red teams for the Clarkston Varsity Softball team last week. “They got the job done,” said Don Peters, head coach of the Lady Wolves. “They were all business. It’s four more league wins – that’s always good.” The Lady […]

Kick off summer with camps

The school year is close to the end and registration is open for summer camps through Clarkston Community Education. Clarkston Varsity Baseball Head Coach Phil Price hosts Summer Baseball Clinics for 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 high […]