Athlete of the Week

Tommy Ronk has spent his summer playing to the top of the Meijer’s G.O.L.F Adams golf tour, currently placed second for Player of the Year. His most recent tournament was last week in Tullymore. Ronk was one hole away from winning the two day tournament. On the last hole he hit a quadruple bogey on […]

Clarkston golf champs continue to reign over county

Lucas Belanger and Chad Wotton let their skills and golf swings lead them into the top places at the 34th Annual Oakland County Parks Junior Golf Tournament last month. Belanger took first place in the boys 13-14 division and Wotton placed second in the boys 15-16 division at Springfield Oaks. Belanger played in the tournament […]

Get ready for some football

As the fall season nears, the need for football increases. The need was answered with the eighth annual Clarkston Wolves Football Camp last week. Boys from grades 6-9 invaded the high school stadium and worked on skills and techniques such as catching, throwing and foot work with head coach Kurt Richardson, his coaching staff, and […]

Tournament leads with a success

Clarkston Community Education held their first annual Clarkston Schools Golf Tournament on July 14. The tournament was held in cooperation with After School Golf Academy at Bald Mountain Golf Course in Lake Orion. ‘I thought it would be fun for all the kids to get together,? said Patsy Castillo, Clarkston Schools Enrichment Facilitator Thirty-four participants […]

Travelling the world through works of art

Last Wednesday, young Clarkston residents traveled to Argentina without leaving the country. It was part of their Adventures of Art class held last week from Monday to Thursday. At the beginning of the week each child received a passport and then would visit different countries each day to see what kind of art they did […]

Sidewinders ready to win league title

The Oakland Sidewinders fastpitch softball team came home state championships after playing nine games over 4th of July weekend in Mount Pleasant. The Sidewinders won their first three games of the Amateur Softball Association 14U B State Tournament before they played the Michigan Bulldogs team and lost, 9-6. The loss put the Sidewinders in the […]

Athletes of the Week

Clarkston United States Tennis Association adult tennis players advance to State playoffs after winning their match against Midland Tennis Center, 3-2. The win was during the local district playoffs in Midland held July 11. ‘Midland has gone to state for the last five years,? said Jennifer Arkwright. ‘For us to beat them is a big […]

Freshmen class show their skills

Dan Fife finished last week’s Fife Basketball Camp impressed with the talent he had seen. As the Wolves? varsity basketball coach, Fife has seen a lot of talent at previous camps, but this year he noticed the largest amount of freshmen hopefuls since the freshmen class of 1995. ‘I always see eight kids that will […]

Going the distance

Young athletes have a new summer camp to look forward to for years to come. Girls track coach John Yorke began his track and field camp last week. The camp was open to kids entering grades 3-7 and they learned all of the track and field events. ‘The kids had a great time,? said Yorke. […]

Painting the world

Claudia Keglovitz’s classroom was a flurry of creative activity from artists last week. She held her annual Teen Art Camp for 6-12 graders interested in art. ‘I just felt huge need in community for it,? said Keglovitz on why she started the camp eight years ago. The camp introduces the artists to different techniques, and […]