Motivation to work harder

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves held their own as they opened the winter season against Ypsilanti Arbor Prep last Thursday with a 48-45 loss. “It gives us a good chance to work on the things now which will be important later in the season,” said Christine Rogers, head coach for […]

Season ends at district finals

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Cagers walked off the court one last time as they finished the season in the MHSAA Girls Basketball district final with a 44-31 loss to Waterford Kettering last Friday. “We came up against a very good Kettering team,” said Christine Rogers, head coach. “We didn’t […]

District bound with aim to win

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Wolves are looking ahead to MHSAA Girls Basketball Districts starting on Monday against Pontiac and using their recent losses as lessons. “After the two losses they are not happy about how they performed,” said Christine Rogers, head coach for Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball. “They want to […]

Athletes of the Week: Leaders on the court

  BY CHRISTINE ROGERS Special to The Clarkston News This year’s Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball senior class includes three amazing athletes who have contributed on the court and who will go on to do great things. After coaching all three as eighth graders, I was lucky to watch them grow into fine young people of […]

Lady Wolves learning in loss

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Cagers felt the sting of their loss to Southfield Arts & Technology last Thursday, 79-62, but pushed forward in practice the next day, getting ready for their next foes. “As much as losing is tough, playing against better competition makes us stand up, makes us better […]

Run on Harrison for win

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Cagers were back to work on Monday afternoon getting ready for their showdown with Southfield Arts & Technology this Thursday. A win over the Warriors will tie the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team for the OAA Red league title. Christine Rogers, head coach, added last […]

Heaton’s aim wins for Wolves

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With 22.6 seconds left in the game, freshman Taylor Heaton stood on the arc to the left of the basket for a 3-point shot. She threw the basketball. “Why did I shoot that,” she admitted after last Thursday’s game. “There’s 22 seconds left.” The attempt hit the […]

Athlete of the Week: Ayotte leads on defense

Junior Kiana Ayotte made her presence known as the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team hosted Lake Orion on Dec. 16. During the 67-43 win over the Dragons, the 5-foot-1 point guard posted seven points and three assists and was on fire on defense stopping Lake Orion every opportunity she could. “I am so impressed with […]

Hoops for Troops raising money for veterans court

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer For the past three years the annual Hoops for Troops has raised over $22,000 to help veterans in honor of Clarkston graduate Jenna Beno – and for the fourth year they hope to help more. “It means a lot but it is spread out to so many […]

Success at Roundball Classic

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Lady Wolves rang in the new year with three more wins putting their record 8-0 as they begin league play this week. “It helps us get ready to challenge Southfield Arts & Technology,” said Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball Head Coach Christine Rogers. “It gets us ready […]