Battle against Highlanders ends in win in the OAA Red

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves held up their helmets in victory as they remained undefeated last Friday with a 30-8 win over Rochester Adams. “This is a big win,” Kurt Richardson, long-time head coach for Clarkston Varsity Football, told the boys after the game. “It was a pretty good effort […]

Big win for Wolves

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Under the bright lights at Troy High School, Wolves senior Dominic Maniscalchi, junior Jeff Barnett and sophomore Kidus Johnson celebrated with their teammates with a post-game dance for a 47-7 win over the Colts. “It was a nice win,” said Kurt Richardson, head coach. “Our kids played […]

Wolves’ post victory in rematch

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Lakers stepped onto Clarkston’s field last Friday ready for a rematch. The last time they faced the Wolves was for the 2017 state championship, which they lost, 3-2. Clarkston prevailed again as they defended their home with a 28-25 win. “What a great high school football […]

Victory at Big House

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Defense ruled the field as the Wolves posted their third consecutive win at University of Michigan for Battle of the Big House III last Friday night against Grandville, 12-9. “Too many mistakes,” admitted head coach Kurt Richardson on the boys’ season opener. “We move the ball, we […]

Defense leads way to statewide victory

Defense leads way to statewide victory

Senior Maxx Brennan and junior Brendan Barker take down West Bloomfield’s James Faulkner after the Lakers gain 14 yards in the second quarter of the MHSAA Division 1 Football Finals at Ford Field last Saturday. Photo by Larry Wright/Wright Action Pix BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Fans had cause for Thanksgiving after […]

Ford Field bound

Ford Field bound

Senior Michael Fluegel keeps his focus on gaining ground for Clarkston as Detroit Catholic Central defenders close in during the MHSAA Division 1 Football Semifinals at Walled Lake Western last Saturday. Photo by Larry Wright BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer “Guess where we are going,” Kurt Richardson, long-time head coach of Clarkston […]

Touchdowns in fourth leads to division final four

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston’s gridiron heroes overcame a 16-point deficit in the final stanza of their MHSAA Football Division 1 Regional game at Holland West Ottawa. The 29-22 win propels them to the Final Four. “The ending was just fun. Everybody was out on the field taking pictures with the […]

Wolves shut out Cardinals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Gridiron heroes ran and slid on Davison’s muddy field in celebration Saturday night as they claimed the MHSAA Football District championship with a 28-0 win. The Clarkston Varsity Football team was all smiles when they accepted the trophy and ran it to the visitor side stands to […]

Post season start at home

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Gridiron heroes marked the end of the weekend in front of the television as MHSAA announced the pairings during Sunday Selection. The time came for Division 1 and Clarkston was drawn to host Grand Blanc (7-2) in the Pre-District round this Friday. The Wolves finished their regular […]

Clarkston lands playoff spot

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Gridiron heroes clinched a playoff spot as they finished their game against Lake Orion with a 17-9 win last Friday. The Clarkston Varsity Football team is back to practice this week, working to finish the regular season better than the last two weeks have gone for them […]