Running back to states

All-staters, Stephanie Thorstad, Autumn Touchstone and Kristen Smith, will make another appearance at the state meet this year. The girls track team took first place at the regional meet with 122.2 points on Saturday. They had a 50 point lead over second place Grand Blanc. ‘We didn’t expect to win by that much, so that […]

Athlete of the Week

Brook Chadwell hasn’t let anything slow her down on the softball field. ‘She has done a lot of special things behind the scenes,? said Clarkston varsity softball coach Don Peters. ‘She had key hits against Lake Orion, Troy and in the St. Clair Tournament.? When she was younger, she played softball on a Parks and […]

Trying to turn it around

Coach Phil Price knows anything can happen in baseball. After a week of losses, he and his team are ready to win again. ‘Lake Orion was a tough game for us,? said Price. ‘Their ace pitcher (Connor Mielock) had control. We competed for two innings and then fell apart.? The score was tied at zero […]

Celebration at home

Clarkston softball hitters celebrated their final home game with two wins over Stoney Creek. ‘I thought the girls played really well defensively,? said Clarkston girls varsity softball coach, Don Peters. ‘Another part, it was the seniors? last home game so that’s kind of nice. This was the first time we have done a softball game […]

No hesitation

A tradition for the lacrosse team is to never lose their last home game. They kept the tradition alive, beating Rochester United last Tuesday, 7-1. ‘It was senior night. We like to send the seniors out on a good note,? said Clarkston coach Brian Kaminskas. ‘We asked all of the underclassmen to rise up and […]

Blasting off!

Third graders at Springfield Plains Elementary spent Friday putting together rockets and watching them fly in the sky. For the kids to was a chance to build and decorate their own rocket. For teachers it was a way to get the students to use math and sciences skills they learned in the classroom and understand […]

Ready for regionals

Nicole Janek and Alyssa Lucas faced a tough game of tennis against West Bloomfield Saturday, but beat them to win first place medals. Janek defeated Taylor Pinchoff (6-2, 6-3) and Lucas defeated Samantha Pinchoff (6-0, 6-3) at the OAA league meet. ‘I was pleased that both Nicole and Alyssa defeated players who had beat them […]

Athlete of the Week

Clarkston Cavaliers took time the past few weekends to win a tournament and help Special Olympics. They took Lansing by storm April 27. They beat five teams and won first place at the Aim High Lansing Tournament. They out shot Cereal City, 61-49; Michigan Magic, 60-37; Aztecs, 36-34; Triple Threat, 99-88; and Detroit Stars, 54-47. […]

Undefeated on the links

During their first spring season the boys golf team has endured rain, wind and daily change of temperatures. None of the conditions have held them back from leading the OAA Red division with a undefeated record, 6-0. Monday they kept up their momentum in their second OAA Red league meet and took first place. Clarkston […]

Racing to a big finish

Regionals are quickly approaching and Clarkston’s track teams are ready to compete. During the OAA league meet last weekend, the girls took second place and the boys took seventh. ‘This season has been about working with young guys,? said boys varsity coach John Bennink. ‘They will come out more in seasons to come.? During the […]