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. […]

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 […]

Athlete of the Week: Softball honors for Gladding

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Alex Gladding finished her senior year celebrating with the Clarkston Varsity Softball team as they ended in the Final Four at state finals. She also celebrated her personal accolades during the season including receiving the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association Scholarship and the Academic All-State Award. […]

Athlete of the Week: Playing strong on varsity

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Hitters have a few more weeks until the MHSAA Softball District playoffs on June 3 and freshman Hannah Cady is ready to help her team win the title. “Cady is a pretty impressive athlete,” said Don Peters, head coach of the Clarkston Varsity Softball team, after […]

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