Athlete of the Week: Kick for the win

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer As senior Jermaine Roemer was getting ready to kick his 30-yard field goal in the MHSAA Division 1 Football State Championship, his mom was in the Ford Field stands saying her mantra. “Over the branch and out to the road,” shared Gina, Jermaine’s mother, explaining their side […]

Athletes of The Week: Making splash at states

The Clarkston Girls Swim and Dive team finished their fall season at the MHSAA state championships at Oakland University after placing in the top 16 in three events. The team of Ashleigh Allen, Caroline Hughes, Betsey Walkowiak and Haley VanBuskirk finished in 12th place in the 400-yard freestyle relay event, 3:36.70. The relay team of […]

Athletes of The Week: Champs of the court

Spikers claimed their tenth MHSAA Volleyball District title in 11 seasons with wins over Lake Orion and Brandon. The big win for the Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team was defeating their crosstown rivals the Dragons in the district semifinals in the Wolves’ gymnasium, 3-1. “Obviously that’s a huge victory for us,” said Kelly Pinner, head coach. […]

Athletes of the Week: Undefeated

The Clarkston Chiefs JV Blue team celebrated the end of their season, winning the Northern Youth Football League Superbowl, Nov. 4. They finished their undefeated 10-0 season with a 20-12 win over Avondale for the championship win. During National Division playoffs, they posted two shut outs as they defeated Lapeer in the first round, 26-0; […]

Athletes of the Week: Kicking to winning season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Kickers finished their season in district finals giving their opponents a battle which went into double overtime and a loss for the Wolves. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer team finished the fall with a winning season with an overall 10-6-5 record. “It was a really good season,” […]

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 […]

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 […]

Athlete of the Week: Chosen as one of top freshmen in state

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer When people began congratulating Clarkston Junior High School freshman Claire Nowicki she didn’t know why they were congratulating her. The evening the proud praises began, her mom, Kathleen Nowicki Akin, told her she was named to the 2017 Freaky Freshman list from Michigan High School Volleyball Insider. […]

Athletes of the Week: Swinging to the top

The Lady Wolves opened the week with a first place finish in the OAA Red Tournament on Monday with 324 points. Claudia Sampson led the Clarkston Girls Varsity Golf team with a 76, finishing in third place. Lauren Hartline shot a 81; Ashley Liles, 82; and Samantha Weber, 85. The Lady Wolves finished in first […]

Athletes of The Week: Running with pack win

  The Lady Wolves had six runners compete in the Algonac Muskrat Classic and all six finished in the top 20 to help the team finish first place with 32 points, Sept. 9. “It was refreshing,” said Kevin Breen, head coach for Clarkston Girls Cross Country. “It was nice because we went out there without […]

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