Sights set on championship

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Gridiron heroes gathered for the traditional post-game festivities calling out to senior Michael Fluegel to open the dancing after the Wolves defeated Grand Blanc in their MHSAA Football pre-district game last Friday, 37-7. Fluegel, who celebrated his birthday, was serenaded “Happy Birthday” by his classmates in the […]

Athlete of the Week: Top ten finalist

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Abbey Malinowski runs into position and jumps into the air as she sends the volleyball over the net for a powerful hit unreturned by the competition. All of the Clarkston High School senior’s hard work with the varsity volleyball team hasn’t gone unnoticed. Malinowski is one of […]

State championship bound

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Runners are heading to Michigan International Speedway this Saturday after qualifying at the MHSAA Division 1 Cross Country Regional races. The Lady Wolves dominated Algonac High School as they finished first at the Region 9 race with 60 points. “The team probably had their best performance of […]

Wins on way to playoffs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Lady Wolves capped off the regular season, going 3-1 at the Birmingham Seaholm tournament and going undefeated at two quads last week. The Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team defeated Oxford, 25-17, 25-15; and Utica Eisenhower, 25-19, 25-18 in pool play at the Seaholm tournament on Saturday. They […]

Runners place at Clarkston meet

Runners took advantage of the last sunny, warm days in October with the last OAA Red race of the year at Clintonwood Park. The Clarkston Girls Cross Country runners finished the varsity race in second place with 62 points. Mia Patria led the Lady Wolves as she finished in fifth place at 18:41.5. The top […]

Winning spree in districts

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Kickers gave their opponents a battle last week during the MHSAA Boys Soccer District playoffs. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer went into double overtime during the championship match over Rochester to finish the game with a 3-2 loss. The Wolves scored two goals within seven minutes with […]

Top 10 finish for Wolves

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis and Girls Varsity Golf teams finished in the top ten during their state championship runs last Friday and Saturday. The Lady Wolves finished in sixth place at the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Golf finals with a two day total of 689, held at The Meadows of Grand Valley State University. […]

End-of-season shutout before districts

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Spikers showed off what they had been working on during their 12-day break with a big 3-0 win over Mercy High School last Thursday. “It’s a huge win for us at the end of the season,” said Kelly Pinner, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Volleyball. “We […]

Athletes of the Week: Red Cross funds raised on court

Players from the Girls 2021 North Oakland Wolfpack team finished their practice at Clarkston Junior High School in a unique way on October 11. They raised $2,500 for the American Red Cross – Hurricane Irma Relief during their Free Throws for Life. The Wolfpack heard from Carmen and Rose Ortiz before the event began. Both […]

Post season start at home

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Gridiron heroes marked the end of the weekend in front of the television as MHSAA announced the pairings during Sunday Selection. The time came for Division 1 and Clarkston was drawn to host Grand Blanc (7-2) in the Pre-District round this Friday. The Wolves finished their regular […]