Taking control

Two wins this past week broke Clarkston’s Lady Cagers tied-up record, bringing their overall record to 7-5. ‘We had a good week of basketball,? said Coach Tim Wasilk. ‘We played pretty hard – we competed.? Their first game of the week took the Lady Wolves to Carman-Ainsworth, where they won 57-40. The ladies led the […]

They’ve got spirit

Last Wednesday, fans gathered in the Clarkston High School gym to encourage their competitive cheer teams at the OAA Division II league meet. Clarkston ladies cheered and smiled for three rounds before taking third place with a total of 640 points. ‘I thought everyone did a really nice job,? said Coach Chandra Price. ‘I was […]

On thin ice

Adam Frank saved his team from a shutout with a third-quarter goal, but Clarkston hockey were still behind. Deep in the third period of the Jan. 17 game against Birmingham Consolidated, the Wolves struggled to make up a two point deficit. Birmingham kept in the lead with one more goal, but with 5 1/2 minutes […]

Reaching for the horizon

After two months of learning and fun, Horizon Hoops ended their season last Saturday. This year, 200 children participated in the league, the most Varsity coach Tim Wasilk has seen since he started three years ago. From experienced to inexperienced, the league brought young girls into the gym to exercise and compete with their friends. […]

Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda?

Clarkston cagers had one more loss to deal with this past week. Competing in the Sixth Annual Martin Luther King Classic Sunday at Pontiac Northern, they fell to Arthur Hill of Saginaw, 73-66. The Wolves held the lead going into the second half of the game, but from there, Arthur Hill fought back to a […]

Tough Loss

Grapplers suffered a loss to Temperance-Bedford last Wednesday, 43-20. ‘They are what they have always been,? said Bedford coach Denny Brighton. ‘Clarkston’s a real tough team, very solid, very disciplined, very well-coached. They stayed in there and they battled. We knew it was coming. We look for this.? Bedford’s momentum started from the first match […]

Rust on, rust off

Last Wednesday, Grapplers came back from their break ready for action and proved it by winning their meets against Rochester and Troy. ‘We definitely looked like we haven’t wrestled in about two weeks, but we wrestled hard,? said Coach Joe DeGain. ‘We got to take a little bit of the rust off from the past […]

Athlete of the Week

Last year, Wendell Berry watched his stepbrother wrestle. He had enough with watching this past November and joined the Clarkston Wresting Club when the club resumed for the season. While at the club he has help from family, his stepbrother and stepfather, Novice Assistant Coach Jim Hayward. At the club, Berry wrestles in the 9-10 […]

Still winning, still learning

Oliver Kupe scored the first basket seven seconds into Friday’s game and the momentum grew from there. ‘It’s always a great game when we play Carman (Ainsworth), because their kids play hard and compete hard and weren’t going to quit,? said Coach Dan Fife after the game. They beat number seven ranked Carmen-Ainsworth, 60-51. ‘I […]

Racing to the finish

Instead of beginning their season on Wednesday, the change in weather last week postponed the Varsity ski teams? first meet by one day. On Thursday, they were ready for the season to begin and raced against Detroit Country Day and Cranbrook-Kingswood for their first meet. The girls team won against Country Day 30-10 and Cranbrook […]