Season ends on the ice

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team finished the season to Orchard Lake St. Mary’s in the MHSAA PreRegional on March 10. The Wolves scored two goals on the hosts made by Austin McKay and Danny Milano with an assist from Trevor Gilman, but St. Mary’s shut them down […]

Cagers earn spot on Elite Eight

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The seniors walked off of the basketball court at West Bloomfield last Thursday. The MHSAA Class A Girls Basketball Regional final wasn’t over but they knew they had joined the Elite Eight and were heading to the quarterfinals. The 50-33 win over Waterford Kettering for the regional […]

Grapplers take All-State honors

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With 40 seconds remaining in his last match for the day, junior Jake Billette scored three points on his opponent and for the second time within five months, he was victorious at Ford Field – this time for the Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team. He finished in third […]

Athletes of the Week: Undefeated season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer As the clock on the scoreboard counted down in the Clarkston Girls JV Basketball’s last game of the season on Feb. 22, they knew they achieved their goal of going undefeated. “They had great team chemistry,” said Kirstie Arendsen, head coach. The season began with the girls […]

Leaders to the end

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Fans at Clarkston High School erupted in cheers as head coach Dan Fife held up the district trophy, Friday night. The Wolves defeated Oxford, 77-35, for their 40th district win. “When we’re shooting like that, it’s an easy coaching job,” said Fife, long-time head coach of the […]

Rulers of the league!

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers knocked out Hazel Park in the running for the OAA Red league title last Thursday as they claimed their 12th consecutive league title with a 48-38 win. “It was a great win,” said Dan Fife, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “You could tell our […]

Athlete of The Week: Racing to top finishes

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Katie Bayley finished her fourth and final trip to the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Ski State Finals in eighth place. During her four years as a racer with the Clarkston Girls Varsity Ski team she spent two years as captain; has gone to the finals as […]

Clarkston skiers heat up the slopes

BY CATHERINE OSBORN Special to The Clarkston News The warm weather followed the Clarkston ski teams to Boyne Mountain as they competed in the MHSAA Division 1 State Finals on Feb. 26. The weekend leading up to the finals at Boyne Mountain was filled with rain and warm weather, both the boys and girls ski […]

Cagers rule home turf for district championship

Cagers rule home turf for district championship

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves proudly held up their trophy after claiming their first district championship since 2013 as the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team defeated Holly, 34-9. “It’s a great thing for Clarkston,” said Christine Rogers, head coach. “We have a quality bunch of kids. They have worked hard […]

Defense strong into postseason

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves took down three more foes as they head into their last week of the regular season. The Clarkston Boys Basketball team opened last week against Romulus for a crowdpleasing 90-53 win. The first half was close as the Wolves ended with the upperhand, 44-40. They […]