Athlete of the Week: Love for the team

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Sophomore Makenzie Zacharias stays on the sidelines as the the Clarkston Varsity Football players exit the field after their Friday night games. Each week it is the same as she isn’t quite ready to leave the track – she loves cheering for her team. “She is usually […]

Athlete of The Week: A step above

Senior Tristan Mattson is making an impact every Friday night with his kicking game. Mattson went 3-for-3 on PATs and scored on three field goals during the Clarkston Varsity Football’s 30-21 win over Southfield Arts & Technology on Friday. He scored on a 42-yard field goal in the second quarter and scored on a 46-yard […]

Athletes of The Week: Riding past districts

The Clarkston Equestrian Team finished three district championship meets as Reserve District Champions in the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association. They finished in second place by just a handful of points behind Oxford, the 2017 state champions. Clarkston also received the Spirit Award. Next for the riders is the regional meet at the Ingham County fairgrounds, […]

Athletes of The Week: Success on the court

Returning Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis players Luke Baylis, Jacob Burkett, Frank Piana and Noah Fasczewski continue to give their opponents tough competition. Within the first four weeks of the fall season, the four Singles players have combined a total record of 69-3 after the Ann Arbor Invite on Sept. 8. Baylis, a junior, is currently […]

Athletes of the Week: First place finish

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves ruled the links as they topped a field of 16 teams during their most recent tournament. The Clarkston Girls Varsity team finished in first place at Lady Falcon Invite at Stoney Creek Metropark, Aug. 27 with a 332 score. “We did really well,” said Lezlie […]

Athletes of The Week: First place finish

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis team hosted eight teams for their annual Clarkston Invite last Saturday and finished in first place. The Wolves scored 19 points with Luke Baylis on Singles No. 1; Jacob Burkett on Singles No. 2; and Noah Fasczewski on Singles No. 3 courts placing first for the day. Franki Piana, on […]

Athletes of the Week: Wolves visit Chiefs

Seniors from the Clarkston Varsity Football team visited the Clarkston Chiefs as they were practicing last week. They shared their experiences playing football as a Wolf and previous Chiefs player and answered questions. The Wolves also picked up donations the Chiefs had brought for the 21st Annual Rush for Food. The varsity team kicks off […]

Athletes of The Week: Successful season for softball

The Clarkston Varsity Softball team finished the season in the Elite Eight, ranked first in the state in Division 1 and only lost three of their 42 games. “It’s amazing,” said Don Peters, head coach. “We played tough competition and tough games. More than not, came out on top. We grew as a team. Our […]

Athletes of The Week: Tourney win for ‘Dawgs

The Clarkston Riverdawgs 12U team won the South Farmington Blues Invitational the weekend of June 16 and 17. The tournament was a USSSA (United States Speciality Sports Association) World Series Qualifier and the Riverdawgs beat the host team, South Farmington Blues, in an tense back and forth game which ended 10-7. The Riverdawgs head to […]

Athletes of the Week: Senior athletes

Kayla Luchenbach and Foster Loyer were named Senior Athletes before graduating from Clarkston High School. Both have left their mark on the basketball programs. Luchenbach joined the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team in her freshman year. Throughout the four years she hit many achievements, one was hitting her 1,000-point milestone during the Chad Tough charity […]

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