Senior Night win

After two weeks, the boys swim team came back to make a powerful splash. Tuesday marked a special night for them. They beat Berkley, 121-65, bringing their record 5-1. The team had the day off from school, from classes being cancelled. Coach Kenwyn Chock thought it helped the team for the win. ‘It made team […]

A new cold war?

Lake Orion had something to prove when they went up against Clarkston Saturday. They proved their hockey prowess to their crosstown rivals in the first period. Less than four minutes into the game, Corbin Rainey made the first goal on a power play. Blaine Horn assisted Rainey on the point. Lake Orion’s next goal came […]

Athletes of the Week

The Varsity Pom Pon team danced their way into first place at the 17th Annual Palace Classic Championship Jan. 5. Their win allowed them to perform during halftime at the Detroit Pistons versus Celtics basketball game after the competition. ‘The girls and I were very excited!? said Coach Emily Jackson. The team has a long […]

Building up defense

The Lady Wolves were down 16 points at the beginning of their second half against Pontiac Northern, but they cut it down to four with four minutes left in the game. The drive didn’t last, though, and they lost 59-44. ‘We did some good things,? said Coach Tim Wasilk about Thursday’s game. ‘Pontiac Northern split […]

Lessons learned

Cagers won both of their games against Adams and Pontiac Central last week. Following a week where they had one win, and two losses, the team came back ready to show opponents the fiery of Wolves. In their game against Adams, they won 60-50. ‘We lost two straight, two tough losses.? said Coach Dan Fife. […]

Stars shine

he Junior Olympic Competitive Gymnastics team came home from their last competition with trophies and smiles. The gymnastics team from Stars & Stripes Gymnastics Academy in Clarkston participate in 10 competitions a year. Their last competition took them to Covington, Ky., for the U.S. Coaches? Spectacular, Jan. 18-20. The team came home with two first […]

Lesson learning from loss

A loss can keep you humble. ‘Everyone knows how to feel good when you’re winning,? said Coach Dan Fife, Clarkston Varsity Basketball. ‘Athletics teaches humility. Really athletics teaches you how to act when things aren’t going well. Every time you get to feeling good about yourself, it will humble you in a heartbeat. Once you […]

Athlete of the Week

On the last day of Horizon Hoops, fifth-grader Kate Doty walked away knowing the value of a basketball. ‘The ball is $2 million and you want it,? Doty said, repeating a training analogy taught her by her coach, Taylor Daugherty. Doty joined other young athletes in the Horizon Hoops league. Before joining in November, she […]

Locking in first place

Wrestler Matt Dietz (125) led the way for Clarkston this past weekend, taking champion, while Bryant Craft (189) took first place. They led Clarkston’s grapplers to first place in the Hammer and Anvil Tournament, Mount Orab, Ohio. ‘The guys wrestled well,? said Coach Joe DeGain. The Wolves went in with a blank slate, not knowing […]

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 […]