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 […]

Athlete of the Week: Regional bound

Georgia Bosart heads Ohio this Saturday to compete in the Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship. The Clarkston resident will visit the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio where she will compete against seven others in the Girls 10-11 division. The winner of the event continues on to the national finals held during the 2018 […]

Athletes of The Week: Season starts aces

The Clarkston Freshman Volleyball team finished their first tournament in second place at Lake Orion, Aug. 26. They finished their pool play with a 5-1 record before going into quarterfinals against Troy and beating the Lady Colts in three games. They also defeated Saline in three games during the semifinals. They lost to Bedford in […]

Athletes of The Week: Strong start to season

The Wolves walked off the court with the crown for the first time since participating in the Grand Blanc Invitational, Aug. 19. Three points made the difference for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis team for the first through fifth places and the Wolves came through scoring 18. Detroit Catholic Central was right on their heels […]

Athletes of the Week: Locals have finesse

Lady Wolves Hannah Cady and Sierra Kersten helped their team to second place during their trip to Tennessee. Finesse Skapyak 14U finished with a 9-2 record in the ASA/USA Softball 14U National Championships placing them second out of 127 teams. They went on a 7-0 run beating Atlanta Premier 02 Ryman, 7 – 2; Texas […]

Athletes of The Week: Scholarship honorees

Congratulations to Alexandra Gladding, Joe Halligan and Joe Kuczmanski as all three are recipients of the 2017 Steve Howe Scholarship Award. Halligan and Kuczmanski both played for the Clarkston Varsity Baseball team and are multiple varsity letter recipients. Kuczmanski starred on the field and on the mount and is attending University of Michigan in Ann […]

Athletes of the Week: League champs

Local sluggers broke a tiebreaker to win their championship. The Independence Township Parks, Recreation and Seniors team Michigan Center for Orthopedic Surgery, sponsored by Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu, won the North Oakland Baseball League Championship on July 29. The game was decided in a tiebreaker format after seven innings of regulation play. To win the Boys […]

Athletes of the Week: Warriors place at Big House

The Clarkston Warriors team finished in third place in their division during the Grip It & Rip It Flag Football tournament at University of Michigan’s Big House on July 16. Every player walked away a winner as they helped raise money for the Chad Tough Foundation to help fund research for pediatric brain tumors. “I […]

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