Swinging into action

After a year and a half break, the tennis team is back, playing in their first spring season. ‘Playing in the fall, the team didn’t have to begin the season in the wet and coldness of the beginning of spring,? said Clarkston coach Craig Judd. The weather didn’t effect their first game against Troy-Athens last […]

Soggy start to soccer season

The long winter is over, so snow wasn’t a problem at the Lady Kickers opening game. Instead, they faced an hour-long delay on account of lightning. Officials allowed the teams to play, but cut each half by 10 minutes. Clarkston took to the field and fought through the downpour, but fell to Utica Stevenson, 3-0. […]

Athletes of the Week

The Clarkston Grizzlies ended their season March 17 with a grand finale. The traveling basketball team won their championship game of the playoffs against Flint-based Custom Lawn Care, 46-40. “It was pretty cool,” said Chance Huth. “It was a revenge for us. We have played Custom Lawn Care before in finals and lost to them.” […]

Skaters keep it together on the ice

Jumps, spins, and dance patterns are just a part of figure skating. Timing it in perfect unison with a team of other skaters makes it synchronized skating. Clarkston residents Kylee Haase, Anna Moloney and Brittany Lee train with Evolution, a synchronized skating program at Detroit Skate Club. Evolution has seven different levels of teams: Beginner, […]

Athletes of the Week

Four matches were needed for Katie Brozovich and Kendra Sweet to win the Southeastern Michigan Tournament, Feb. 29. Hours spent training on the tennis court led both of the girls to win their tournaments, Brozovich in 16-and-under, and Sweet, 14-and-under. ‘It was really exciting. We are best friends and we both won our tournaments,? said […]

Eggs-citement at Indian Springs

After sharing laughter and smiles with Rosco the Clown, children raced to fill their baskets during the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at Indian Spring Metropark. Children had an opportunity to build a bug, make a Robin’s nest, and make a flower pot filled with their own handmade flowers in the craft area. They visited […]

Heartbreaker

Clarkston’s quest for the state finals was blocked by Saginaw (25-1) after a hard-fought game. The Trojans beat the Wolves March 11 in the quarterfinals, 86-77. ‘It’s a tough loss for the kids and Clarkston,? said longtime Wolves coach Dan Fife. ‘There are no words that describe how I feel or how my players feel, […]

Wendi’s Word A column by Wendi Reardon

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Happy first day of Spring! Happy Easter! It’s a busy week! I know it’s past, but I hope you had a good and safe St. Paddy’s Day! This Irish girl worked and was sick. But I did visualize Ireland. The rocky cliffs, old castles, and small towns with shops, cottages and […]

Athletes of the Week

The boys swim team made a big splash this season. ‘They did so much this year,? said Coach Kenwyn Chock. ‘We did a lot of firsts and set school records.? They ended their season with a record 6-1. Their only loss to North Farmington and was by two points. During the regular season, junior Jake […]

Driving the last spike

Both eighth-grade volleyball teams had a goal going into their last game of the season. The Blue team had lost two games during the season, one of them to the Gold team. They wanted to end their season with a win against their sister team. Gold team’s goal was to hold onto their undefeated record. […]