Athletes of The Week: Success on the slopes

The Clarkston Girls Varsity Ski team’s determination led them to Boyne Mountain on Monday as they raced in the state finals. The Wolves qualified for the first time since 2014 as they finished in third place during the MHSAA Girls Ski Regional meet at Pine Knob Ski & Snowboard Resort, Feb. 14. “We all started […]

State finals long time coming for wrestling team

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Seven Clarkston grapplers met their goal of making the MHSAA Wrestling Individual Division 1 State Finals, heading to Ford Field this Friday and Saturday. “My dad (ex-Lion Marc Spindler) took me about 10 years ago to watch the state meet at the Palace of Auburn Hills,” said […]

Wins precede post season playoffs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston New Sports Writer Cagers are ready to defend their home as Clarkston hosts MHSAA Girls Basketball District No. 13 playoffs this week. The Wolves open playoffs against Brandon in the semifinal round on Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. “I have seen them all,” said Christine Rogers, head coach, about all the teams […]

Wolfpack Update for February 28, 2018

The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team plays the in the MHSAA Hockey Division 1 Pre-Regional 8 game on Thursday at Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Prep at 7 p.m. The winner moves on to the Region 4 game on Saturday at Grand Oaks Ice Arena in Howell at 7 p.m. From there, the region winner plays on […]

Wins after snow break

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It wasn’t a pretty win, but the Wolves topped another OAA Red opponent as they defeated Troy last Friday, 58-49. “It was a good win for our kids late in the year,” said Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach Dan Fife. He added he has seen both […]

Skiers state bound after regional races

BY CATHERINE OSBORN Special to The Clarkston News Racers are heading to the state finals after both the Clarkston Boys and Girls Varsity Ski teams qualified during their regional race at Pine Knob Ski & Snowboard Resort, Feb. 14. “Both the girls and boys teams had a great day,” said Mike Foyteck, head coach. “I […]

Shutouts to end regular season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston Varsity Hockey finished the regular season with two shutouts last week against OAA White foes. “We had a hat trick from Danny Milano,” Karl Daiek shared for highlights from the two games. “We had two shutouts for our goaltenders. They played well. We didn’t have one […]

Basketball blowout over foes

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The game was close the first time Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball faced crosstown foes Lake Orion with one free throw point deciding the win. Last week it was a different story as the Wolves closed the game with a 51-19 win. “We played really well,” said Christine […]

Seven Wolves Ford Field bound

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston Varsity Wrestling qualified seven as they hosted regionals for the MHSAA Wrestling Individual Finals at Ford Field, March 2-3. “It was one of the better days I have been involved with in wrestling in general,” said Joe Wood, head coach. “We took eight and got seven […]

Skiers capture Pine Knob Division races

BY CATHERINE OSBORN Special to The Clarkston News The Clarkston Boys Ski Team won the Pine Knob Division, just edging out the boys of Notre Dame Prep as the Clarkston Girls finished fifth overall in the division last week. “It was really a surprise to win,” said Justin Osborn, senior assistant captain. “We knew we […]