Dragons shut down

The location was different but the outcome was the same as Kickers hosted cross town rivals Lake Orion last Thursday night. Clarkston shut out the Dragons for a second time this season after scoring two goals. Senior defender Alec Pappas noticed a difference between the two games. ‘There was a little extra effort,? said Pappas. […]

Set them up, knock them down

Spikers blocked their competition and scored two wins in last week’s league games. They beat Birmingham Groves, Sept. 16, 3-0 (25-22, 25-13, 25-13). They served Troy their first league loss of the season with another undefeated, 3-0. Again, the first set was close, but the Wolves didn’t let them score in the next two matches […]

D’j? vu for soccer squad against rival Clarkston

Junior Reed Losee stood ready to take a free kick against Clarkston’s with five minutes left in last Thursday night’s game. Earlier in the season, the Dragons lost to the Wolves in a shutout at home, 2-0. The boys hoped to retaliate and give their cross-town rivals a loss at home. This time, with Clarkston […]

Spikers take first at Michigan Elite Tournament

Clarkston Volleyball had a few goals for this season and one was to make to the finals in every tournament they played in. During the weekend they beat Livonia Ladywood in the semi-finals of the Michigan Elite tournament (23-25, 25-15, 15-7). They came home with a trophy after beating Farmington Hills Mercy (25-20, 25-18) in […]

Rivenburgh touchdown seals the deal

Less than two minutes remained in Friday night’s game at Troy High School. The gridiron gang from Clarkston led with six points, and the Wolves had possession of the ball. The plan was to run down the clock. The plan changed when the line of scrimmage was pushed back because of a penalty. The Wolves […]

Ahead in the red

Brandon Verlinden seized control of the ball from Troy’s kickers and swerved through their defense to take a shot on goal. The ball sailed by goalie Jason Wise into the back of the net, putting Clarkston on the scoreboard, 1-0, in the first nine minutes of the game. They would continue to lead and win […]

Serving up a winning season

Last year the tennis team took fourth place in their league. This year they hope to do better with their veteran team made up of nine seniors. ‘It’s a very experienced team and it should be a good year for us because of that,? said Boys Varsity Tennis coach Chaz Claus. ‘I have been pretty […]

Leaders on the links

Jessica Lazoen and Michelle Lee led the team during last week’s events for the girls varsity golf team. Last Thursday, they shot the lowest against Troy-Athens and the team won 191-208. ‘It was a great team effort,? said Girls Varsity Golf Coach Larry Sherrill. ‘We took some of the new girls, it was their first […]

Riders advance to regionals

Heavy rain and mud were just a few extra variables Equestrian riders and their horses had to work around last weekend. Both overcame the obstacles and won the District 2 meet. The girls competed at AmberWay Stables in Ortonville for part two of the district meet. The first part was Sept. 6-7, where Clarkston ended […]

Swim team treads water

Swimmers continue to prove themselves to their Division 1 competitors. They lost to North Farmington last Thursday, 128-56. ‘It’s frustrating to them, we don’t have the numbers,? said Girls Swim Coach Kenwyn Chock . ‘I told them it’s like the Olympics. There are people who made the Olympics but we didn’t see them because they […]