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 […]

Athletes of the Week: JV tops tournament

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves conquered the lanes as they won the L’Anse Creuse North Bakers Dozen tournament, Jan. 7. The Clarkston Boys JV-A Bowling team qualified first out of the Baker round with a total of 2,400 after 13 games. They also outscored the varsity team by 130 pins […]

Athlete of the Week: Dunking Dylan

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Dylan Alderson committed to playing basketball to University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, but he isn’t taking it easy during his last year in high school. He led the Wolves last week as he posted 27 points against Hazel Park and 28 against Warren Fitzgerald High School […]

Athletes of the Week: Queens of the court

  The Lady Wolves dominated the courts and finished with a 50-6 overall record, the second best for Clarkston Varsity Volleyball in school history. They also won four out of six of their tournaments including Beast of the East, which they went undefeated in seven games. “It was a huge day for them, even to […]

Athlete of the Week: Butterfly champ

Rhianna Hensler swam her way into first place during the MHSAA Girls Swim & Dive Division 3 State Championships at Holland Aquatic Center, Nov. 18-19. Hensler, a Clarkston resident and freshman at Notre Dame Prep in Pontiac, finished with a time of 56.21 in the 100-yard butterfly and became state champion in the event. She […]

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