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 […]

Athlete of The Week: Racing to top finishes

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Katie Bayley finished her fourth and final trip to the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Ski State Finals in eighth place. During her four years as a racer with the Clarkston Girls Varsity Ski team she spent two years as captain; has gone to the finals as […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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