Lady cagers keep it close in season starting loss

Lady Cagers took to the court for their first game of the season last week. The Wolves put up a defensive wall in the middle of the game making it hard for Waterford Mott to score, but the Corsairs broke through in the fourth quarter for the win, 52-47. ‘We definitely have a very young, […]

Chiefs take national titles

Clarkston Chiefs continued their winning streak for one more weekend and won the North American Youth Football Championships during Thanksgiving weekend. The Freshman teams were divided up into two teams – 8-year-olds and 9-year-olds for any boy who wanted to play at the nationals in North Carolina. Freshman White Head Football Coach Joel Wells headed […]

Turnovers cost icers the win

Icers are going back to the drawing board this week after losing both games in Cranbrook-Kingwood’s Annual Thanksgiving Tournament during the weekend. ‘We’re not working as hard as we need to,? said Clarkston Coach Bryan Krygier. ‘We got to bear down and play better.? The boys took on Brighton in their first game of the […]

Athlete of the Week

Luke Prudhomme was versatile on both sides of the football as well as off of the field and was awarded Scholar Athlete for his work. ‘It’s a great accomplishment for myself because it shows I have been able to balance my sports and my academics,? said Prudhomme. His parents would tell him school come first […]

Cagers work out kinks in scrimmage

Cagers spent the day after Thanksgiving playing scrimmages against a few teams. They still have a few more weeks until their first game, but the scrimmages helped them find a few kinks to get out. ‘I wasn’t comfortable with how we played,? said Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball Coach Dan Fife. ‘We will use it for […]

Wendi’s Word A column by Wendi Reardon

We asked for your help earlier to help us collect food for Lighthouse Emergency Services and Neighbor for Neighbor and you came out and showed your Clarkston spirit. We are asking for your help again. This year Clarkston News is doing something different for the Christmas holiday. Instead of doing Secret Santa and giving each […]

Turkey therapy

Runners indulged in an extra serving of their favorite dish on Thanksgiving Day after participating in the first annual Sweet Potato Shuffle. Participants had the option of walking, running, jogging or shuffling from Independence Township Library through downtown Clarkston back to the library. Kim Coates put together the event when her daughter, Katelyn, a 2008 […]

Awards for athletic achievement

The season has ended but the Wolves? gridiron gang shared lasting memories at their award banquet. Clarkston Head Football Coach Kurt Richardson began the night thanking his coaches, the players, the parents and everyone who helped and supported the boys during the season. ‘We really didn’t know what to expect,? said Richardson talking about the […]

Clarkston Chiefs help mother battle breast cancer

Jodi Witherspoon had tears in her eyes when she saw what her Clarkston Chiefs family did for her. The JV White team, coaches and staff added pink ribbons to their helmets and hats for their semi-final playoff game at Dryden on Nov. 1. They did it to support women everywhere ? including Witherspoon and her […]

Fiteny leads icers to victory with early goal

Icers skated into their new season last week with two wins. Senior Micheal Fiteny led the way for the boys by scoring two goals at home against Stoney Creek on Thursday, 4-2. The referee dropped the puck and the boys quickly gained control of the puck at the beginning of the game. Less than two […]