Athlete of The Week: Hitting 1,000 milestone

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Kayla Luchenbach hit her 1,000-point milestone as the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball defeated Stoney Creek last Friday. “It felt really good knowing I have had such a successful four years,” she said. “I definitely couldn’t do it without my teammates. Like today Molly (Nicholson) and Maddie […]

Athletes of The Week: Ruling their division

The Clarkston Cyclones flag football team had the opportunity to play in the 2017 Game On Cancer Ford Field – Grip It And Rip It Tournament, Dec. 4, 2017. The Cyclones won the championship for the First Grade & Under Rip It Division out of the eight teams competing in the division. They outscored their […]

Athlete of the Week: Champion of the lanes

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Drew Sagowitz opened his bowling season as OAA Singles Champion. He bowled games of 166, 212 and 268 to qualify fourth in the tournament with the Clarkston Boys Varsity Bowling team. He defeated three opponents in match play rounds to become champion. Sagowitz said going into […]

Athlete of the Week: All State honors

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Everest Collegiate High School senior Grant Burgess finished his football season with his second First Team All-State honors. He received the honors for his senior season from the Michigan High School Coaches Association. “It is a huge honor,” he said. “It’s an indescribable feeling of all your […]

Athlete of the Week: Celebrating success

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It was less than a week after the Clarkston Varsity Football team won the state championship and senior Michael Fluegel admitted it was a bit strange not to be at practice as he sat down in The Clarkston News office. But it felt good bringing another state […]

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,” […]

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