Season ends at district finals

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Cagers walked off the court one last time as they finished the season in the MHSAA Girls Basketball district final with a 44-31 loss to Waterford Kettering last Friday. “We came up against a very good Kettering team,” said Christine Rogers, head coach. “We didn’t […]

Fife finalist for national Coach of the Year

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Congrats to Dan Fife as he was named by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association as one of eight national finalists for Boys Basketball Coach of the Year. Fife celebrates 35 years being at the helm and has led to the team to winning over […]

Wolves shoot big on Blackhawks

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers bounced back from Southfield Arts & Technology with a shooting spree against Bloomfield Hills last Friday resulting in a 82-42 win for the Wolves. “That’s a good ball club,” said Dan Fife, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball about the Bloomfield Hills Blackhawks. “We shot […]

Athlete of The Week: Wolverine on the run

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Jake Dolan smiled as he penned his name in front of friends and family to continue running cross country at University of Michigan – Dearborn, Feb. 8 “It’s exciting,” he said about signing. “I am glad I am done with everything. It’s exciting I will have […]

Sports in a flash: Lady Wolves to take on Oxford at semifinals

The Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team defeated Oxford in their last game of the regular season last Thursday, 46-36. Junior Kayla Luchenbach led the team with 12 points. Junior Maddie Beck had ten points. and senior Mary McKillop scored eight points. They defeateed Pontiac on Monday in the first round of MHSAA Girls Basketball District […]

Sights on top 8 in state

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Jake Calvano, Conor Donahue, Mac Hanselman and Jacob Rygielski have sights on the podium as they head into the MHSAA Wrestling Individual State Finals this week at the Palace of Auburn Hills. “It’s pretty exciting,” said Calvano, who is in his senior year competing in the152-pound weight […]

JV bowlers win state, varsity head to state

The Clarkston Boys JV Bowling team won the JV state tournament, Feb. 19. Team members Leo Chasse, Kyle Hancsak, Jacob Corey, Josh Morgan, Josh Boyd and Nathan Locher. Chasse was winner of the JV State Singles tournament, Feb. 18. Five of seven the Clarkston bowlers made the cut after the three game qualifying round which […]

District bound with aim to win

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Wolves are looking ahead to MHSAA Girls Basketball Districts starting on Monday against Pontiac and using their recent losses as lessons. “After the two losses they are not happy about how they performed,” said Christine Rogers, head coach for Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball. “They want to […]

Wolves learn in first loss

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The players from Southfield Arts & Technology handed Clarkston cagers their first loss last Friday, 64-60. “We got exposed a little bit,” said Dan Fife, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “We had plenty of opportunities we just didn’t convert. We didn’t play our best game. […]

Athletes of the Week: Leaders on the court

  BY CHRISTINE ROGERS Special to The Clarkston News This year’s Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball senior class includes three amazing athletes who have contributed on the court and who will go on to do great things. After coaching all three as eighth graders, I was lucky to watch them grow into fine young people of […]