Athlete of the Week: Chasing a goal

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Chase Nidiffer made a statement when he finished his wrestling season last year at the MYWAY Youth Wrestling State Championship – he was going to be back and he was going to place. The Bailey Lake Elementary Kindergartner fulfilled his goal this season by finishing in second […]

Athlete of the Week: Reflections on championship

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With a minute left in the MHSAA Boys Basketball Class A State Championship game, junior CJ Robinson looked at the clock and the score, quickly doing the math in his head. “I felt we had a good chance of winning,” he said, adding when he made […]

Athlete of The Week: Placing at the top

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hard work paid off for Sawyer Haiss as he finished in first place at the 2017 Men’s Gymnastics State Competition for his age and level. “I was really excited,” said the 11-year-old who is a sixth grader at Sashabaw Middle School when they announced his name. “I […]

Athletes of the Week: Wolves make history

A huge congratulations to the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team. It has been an amazing season – and an even more amazing ending as they clenched the MHSAA Boys Basketball Class A State Championship title with a 75-69 win over Grand Rapids Christian on Saturday at Michigan State University’s Breslin Center. The Wolves got over […]

Athlete of the Week: Repeat champion

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Eighth grader Rocco Spindler kept his pinning streak going as he took down three opponents at the Oakland County 7th & 8th Wrestling tournament for his second county title, March 11. “It was huge,” said the Clarkston Junior High School student. “It is the biggest meet of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Athletes of the Week: Golden wins for cagers

Cagers went undefeated during their winter season as they wrapped it with their last game on Jan. 25. The boys from the Clarkston Seventh Grade Basketball Gold team from Sashabaw Middle School took a 14-point lead in the last quarter against their fellow classmates and friends on the blue team. The gold team finished with […]

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