Athlete of the Week: Finishing on a Wise note

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Ethan Wise finished his final season with Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer with 13 goals and ten assists to aid the team in their winning season. His favorite moment from the season was scoring the tie-breaking goal against Goodrich on senior night for the 2-1 win. Wise […]

League play launched

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston icers are looking for wins this week as they start OAA Red league play after two losses last week. The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team opened the Cranbrook Thanksgiving Tournament last Friday with a 3-2 loss to Brighton. “We played very well,” said Karl Daiek, head coach. […]

A Look Back for November 27, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Kids expand cultural horizons” About 130 students in Clarkston Community Schools in third through fourth grades enjoyed food and learned about different cultures during the first Clarkston Schools Cultural Convention. “Independence seniors celebrate Thanksgiving” The Independence Township Senior Center held a grand Thanksgiving feast. The […]

Season opens with wins

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves opened their winter season with a pair of wins during the Alpena Showcase on Friday and Saturday. “First and foremost for me is the work ethic,” said Clarkston Varsity Hockey Head Coach Karl Daiek. “They worked hard through both games. It is the first element […]

Athlete of the Week: State finalist ready for college

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Frankie Piana is one of the toughest players on the tennis court. “He is a grinder,” said Chas Claus, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis. “Frankie might be the toughest player on the court. I have never seen him back down to anybody. Even when […]

Honors for Everest coaches

Clarkston Everest Collegiate coaches John Haezebrouck and Mary Williams were named regional coach of the year by their respective coaches association. Williams, head coach for the Everest Collegiate Girls Cross Country team, has coached the Mountaineers for four years and led the team to a regional title this year. “I typed up an email thanking […]

Fall honors for Mountaineer athletes

It was a Clarkston Everest Collegiate fall season to make history for many athletic teams. The following athletes were recognized with honors by the Catholic High School League or their respective coaches associations nominations: Football: All-Catholic: Dominic Cross, Jack Lasceski, Giovanni Mastromatteo, Michael McGrath, John Suran; All-League: Johnny Nedwick, Joey Thibodeau; and All- Academic: Fernando […]

Favazza represents hometown at regional race

Good luck to Brendan Favazza this week! Favazza, a senior at Clarkston High School, competes in the 41st Annual Foot Locker Cross Country Championships Midwest Regional on Saturday at the University of Wisconsin – Parkside. Favazza finished his final season with the Clarkston Boys Varsity Cross Country team in second place during the state finals […]

Cagers ready for winter ball

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Last year’s season came to a rough end when the Wolves lost the first round of district playoffs against Waterford Kettering, but players are looking to make this year different. “We were focused all year,” said Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball Head Coach John Weyer. “It’s not what […]

Wendi’s Word: Christmas is now

The stockings are hung by the chimney with care and only one on a mismatching stocking holder – a Barbie holder rescued from the garage sale boxes since I couldn’t find a fourth matching holder to put my stocking up. Yes, we put up the Christmas holiday decorations during the weekend, only 11 days before […]