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 […]

Icers back in action

Clarkston’s hockey team may have lost their first game back from a long break, but they came back defensively strong. Farmington Unified won the game last Wednesday, 2-0. Both teams were equal in the game, until the third period. With 9:48 left, Adam Phillips scored the first goal for Farmington Unified. The second goal was […]

Lessons learned

Lady Cagers lost both their games against Flint Powers Catholic and Southfield-Lathrup last week, bringing their overall record 5-5. They began the week last Monday playing a close game with Flint Powers Catholic, losing 57-54. ‘It was a pretty good game for us,? said Coach Tim Wasilk. During the game, the Lady Wolves remained behind […]

Hall of Fame coach retires at top of his game

After 28 years of teaching at Clarkston High School Walt Wyniemko, of Oxford, will say goodbye to teaching on Jan. 22 and begin his retirement. His first step towards retirement took place when he chose not to coach football last season. Wyniemko coached football for 40 years when he stepped down from the position. ‘It […]