32-1 Wolves head into last week before districts

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It was a tough night at Oxford but Clarkston hitters succeeded in walking away with the OAA Red Championship, last Thursday. “Oxford was a war which we expected,” said Clarkston Varsity Softball Head Coach Don Peters. “They are a really good team and we will see. We […]

Victory at tournament

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston kept opponents to two runs during a tournament in Alpena as the number one ranked team in the state topped three rivals on Saturday. The Clarkston Girls Softball team opened the tournament with a 15-0 victory over Garden City before topping host Alpena, 10-0. Imlay City […]

Wolves take over Orion tourney

The Clarkston JV Softball team defeated Swartz Creek with a 10-0 win the Lake Orion JV Softball Tournament hosted at Lake Orion High School, April 28. Lizzy Rottenberk took the mound and held Swartz Creek scoreless with a strong defensive support. Catcher Izzy Roselli gunned down four base runners attempting to steal second. The Wolves’ […]

Undefeated on the diamond

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hitters remained undefeated as they struck down Lake Orion and North Farmington in double headers last week. “It was exciting,” said Clarkston Varsity Softball Head Coach Don Peters. “The girls continue to play hard and stay focused. They made some great plays defensively against both Lake Orion […]

Queens on the diamond

BY JACK KUCZMANSKI Clarkston News Student Writer The only thing hotter than the outside temperature this past Saturday afternoon were the bats of the Clarkston Varsity Softball team. After a full day of fast paced, high octane regional softball action, the Lady Wolves hoisted another trophy as they were crowned as MHSAA Regional Champions. Their […]

Dragons double downed

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Hitters put a stop to two neighboring foes last week as they won their double headers. The Clarkston Varsity Softball team won their double header against Lake Orion 13-3 and 10-4 on April 25. “Those were two big wins,” said Don Peters, head coach. “The girls […]

Season opens with wins for hitters

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hitters posted their first set of wins as they opened the season last week. “A lot of kids did a lot of good things,” said Phil Price, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Baseball. The Wolves opened the season with a double header win over Everest Collegiate at […]

Building onto softball skills

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Mackenzie Kramer smiled as she stepped off the field as Adventures in Softball campers finished their last scrimmage last Thursday. The camp, held for players ages 6-12, included throwing, fielding, hitting, bunting, slapping, base running, pitching, catching and sliding. The camp was led by Clarkston Varsity Softball Head […]

Athlete of the Week: Throwing strong

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Two games came to mind as Hailey Minton reflected on her first year pitching for the Clarkston Varsity Softball team. The first she noted was against Troy Athens where she threw the most strikeouts she had during a game and her first shut out. The second was the […]

Athletes of The Week – Top of the competition

The ICE Fastpitch 10U Blue Softball team finished in the top two places at their last few tournaments. They finished the USSSA Batbusters Swing into Spring tournament as champions. The girls finished in second place in the USSSA Spring Fling in second place, May 6-8. “The girls played very well on both sides of the […]