Wolves keep Cranbrook down

Hitters scored their first win on Saturday during the Roy Warner Classic. They beat Cranbrook Kingswood, 7-0. Vince Siwicki was the winning pitcher and threw five hits and six strikeouts. The leading hitters were Tyler Scarlett and Luke Prudhomme. Scarlett had three hits and three RBIs and Prudhomme had three hits and one RBI. The […]

Versatility to lend a hand in successful season

After last season’s soggy end, Lady Hitters are looking forward to beginning their season this week with weather predictions in the 60s. The girls varsity softball team has already warmed up with three scrimmages. Coach Don Peters said they were good scrimmages for the girls and they look good for the season. The girls will […]

Wendi’s Word A column by Wendi Reardon

I have the bug. Not a bug as in a sick bug. The ‘shutter? bug. As the days increasing get warmer and sunnier, soon it will be every day, an overpowering urge to get out the camera and ‘click, click, click? takes over. The urge has been dormant over the winter and started coming out […]

Crossing Clarkston

They travelled from Dixie Highway through downtown Clarkston carrying a cross. Many were silent as they approached Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church on Good Friday with the cross. Matisse Vitale, 10, explained why she wanted to take part of the Cross Walk during Holy Week. ‘So I could feel Jesus? pain,? she said. ‘But it was […]

Athlete of the Week

Senior Adam Zak led his team towards their first two wins before heading into the week off for Spring Break. He credits the win to advice his coaches gave during the games. ‘Our coaches helped us out a lot,? he said. ‘They gave us a lot of good pointers and really helped me out with […]

Miller strikes a chord at state competition

Clarkston Chiefs Mitchell Miller has a talent to captivate an audience just by doing what comes naturally to him – playing the piano and composing music. He used his talent to win an Award of Merit for the Michigan PTSA Reflections contest. ‘My mom showed me the letter a few weeks ago,? said Miller. ‘It […]

Zak leads lacrossers in double victory

Senior Adam Zak moved into an open position and kept his eyes on his teammates as the ball was passed from lacrosse stick to lacrosse stick. Clarkston held control of the ball during the last half of the game against Grand Blanc and celebrated their second victory of the night, 11-2. Zak scored five goals […]

Athlete of the Week

Kristian Johnson, senior at Clarkston High, set his personal best as he became champion at the Michigan High School Powerlifting Association state meet on March 21. After three events in squat, bench press and deadlift in his 194 weight class, he lifted a total of 1280 pounds. ‘He improved his total by 80 pounds, which […]

Spring weather can’t keep ladies down

Umbrellas opened in the stands and fans huddled underneath to keep dry as the wind and rain blew around them. On Clarkston’s field was a different scene, as the girls varsity lacrosse team took to the field for the season opener. Lady Wolves battled the elements and the cold to tie their game against Waterford […]

Young talent adds depth

The new additions to the track and field teams showed what they were made of last week against Rochester High School. The boys and girls teams both lost, but it gave coaches a look into the future. ‘The guys did good in the first meet,? said Boys Coach John Bennink. In the 74-54 loss, Bennink […]