Cagers seal district round; take down Cougars in regional semifinals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves cheered as they held up the MHSAA Boys Basketball District crown after their 65-7 victory over Waterford Kettering last Friday. “It was a good game,” said Dan Fife, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “Our kids came ready to play. I never look at […]

Athletes of The Week: Winning season

Lady Cagers battled during the season and finished the winter with an overall 17-6 record, including two wins in the district playoffs. “It was a great experience,” said Christine Rogers, head coach for Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball, about the season. “We played a tougher schedule than we did last year. They saw some pretty good […]

Clarkston grad third in MAC

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Scott Cousino finished in third place in the 800-meter run at the Mid-American Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships, Feb. 24 and 25 for Central Michigan University. “I was very happy with it,” said Cousino, a 2013 graduate of Clarkston High School. “It has been quite a […]

Top eight in the state

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Jake Calvano and sophomore Conor Donahue made their first trip to the MHSAA Individual Wrestling Finals memorable as they placed in the top eight at the Palace of Auburn Hills, March 2-4. “Jake and Conor becoming state placers was awesome,” said Freddie DeRamus, head coach for […]

Wolves aim for district crown

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers began their journey to the Breslin Center this week with district playoffs. “This is the most nerve wrecking part of our season for me because one game and you are done,” shared Dan Fife, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball, who knows all too well […]

Athletes of the Week: Tourney champs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Cagers from the North Oakland Wolfpack 11U team celebrated after the Wolfpack’s “Ball with the Best” tournament as they finished as champions in their age division, Feb. 26. “It was amazing,” said Coach Abby Gibbs. “We have improved so much this year. We have won five […]

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 […]