Athlete of the Week

Senior Scott Messer focuses his attention as the soccer ball travels down the field into Clarkston’s territory. His net provides the perfect view of the entire field. As goalkeeper and captain, he can see what opponents are doing and give his teammates some direction. His quick saves and keen eye have led the team to […]

Scarlett’s run breaks double OT tie for win

The crowd roared as the home team took their positions at the line of scrimmage. Each side was cheering for their team in the double overtime excitement. The Wolves were on their second down and West Bloomfield had previously scored three points from their field goal attempt. The ball was snapped to quarterback Tyler Scarlett. […]

Runners reach for the top

Runners placed in second at the Jackson Invitational on Saturday. Saline, ranked first in Division 1, took first place during the meet. ‘It was a good run,? said Clarkston Girls Cross Country Coach Mike Franko. ‘It’s an OK place to be, but there’s room to improve. I certainly think we will get better. The girls […]

Team still swinging to make par

Clarkston Girls golf lost to Stoney Creek at Twin Lakes, Sept. 16, 175-206. Emily Bullen was the high scorer with a par of 48. Michelle Lee, 50, Kaelyn Bogart, 54, and Audrey Bedenis, 54, rounded off the top finishers. They played on Wednesday in the Eccentric Golf tournament at Boulder Pointe. Rochester took first place, […]

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 […]