Strong showing for Chad Tough

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves fought through Stoney Creek’s pressure to post a 40-20 win last Friday during Chad Tough night. “Stoney Creek is a scrappy team,” said Christine Rogers, head coach for Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball. “It was a good game for us to hold our composure, work on […]

Victory keeps record clean in OAA Red

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball players were victorious in their OAA Red battle at North Farmington with a 42-32 win, Jan. 9. “We really turned the corner when it comes to being confident and calm on offense,” said Christine Rogers, head coach. “We are running our offense, we […]

Wolves win in home opener

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer A new offense was put to the test and worked as the Wolves defeated Royal Oak at home last Friday, 37-28. “It was a big step forward for us,” said Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball Head Coach Christine Rogers. “We finally put it all together. Our defense was […]

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 […]