Athlete of the Week

Freshman Natalie Smith began her cross country season with a bang, placing sixth in her first 5K race. She ran a time of 19:31 at the team’s first OAA Jamboree in Bloomer Park, Sept. 9. ‘It was an extraordinary finish for a freshman,? said Girls Cross Country coach Mike Franko. ‘She had a solid run.? […]

Dutcher nets first in singles

The change in temperature at Thursday’s OAA White tournament did not stop Clarkston from taking second place. Scott Dutcher took first place for the singles seeded three spot. He defeated Saint Michael Success from Farmington Hills Harrison. The doubles team of Garrett Knappe and Nate Schultz took on Steve Risko and Will Chen in their […]

Shooting for states

Golfers finished up their regular season last week with tournaments and league matches. The girls started on Monday in the second OAA League Tournament and came in fourth place. Jessica Lazoen and Emily Bullen shot the lowest for the day at Birmingham Country Club. Lazoen shot a 98 and Bullen shot a 99. ‘It’s always […]

Rematch on tap for first round of playoffs

Kickers faced their first two losses in the league last week after playing Rochester and Rochester Adams. ‘It puts a ding in any ego there may have been,? said Adam Bican, Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer coach. ‘We try to stay humble, but sometimes when you are on a roll, it’s good to put some things […]

Runners on pace for improved race results

Twenty-five schools ran in the Oakland County Cross Country meet on Saturday. The girls took second place after their 5k run at Kensington Metropark. ‘Everyone had an off day,? said Girls Cross Country Coach Mike Franko. ‘It was a terrible day for us. It’s not where we should be.? Franko expected the girls to do […]

Spikers hold onto first-place

Girls varsity volleyball went into last Thursday’s match against Rochester Adams tied for first in OAA Red league, with Farmington. The Wolves kept Adams down in points, keeping them to the mid-teens (25-14, 25-14, 25-13). Clarkston won the match with a shutout, 3-0. Farmington wasn’t so lucky and lost their game to Troy, and also […]

Royalty on the gridiron

The Wolves may have lost to Southfield-Lathrup, 46-45, but the week leading up to the game will be filled with memories from the annual Powder Puff game, competition of Spirit Week, Battle of the Bands, tug of war and dodgeball battles during the Pep Rally. See all these photos and more, in color, by pushing […]

Homecoming hopes dashed in final seconds

The fall winds whirled around the field at the beginning the fourth quarter, marking the change in weather and the game. The Wolves had recovered from the 30 point deficiency against Southfield-Lathrup from the first half and tied the score, 38-38. After Lathrup’s unsuccessful four tries to break the tie, Clarkston got possession back at […]

Athlete of the Week

Christine Seiple didn’t have to wait very long to qualify for her fourth trip to states. She qualified to compete in three events during her first meet of the season against Grand Blanc on Sept. 2. Seiple qualified in three events; 50 yard freestyle, 100 yard freestyle and 200 yard medley relay with teammates Julia […]

Cross country success

Cross country runners continued to take top positions during their weekend meets. The boys team took first place competing against 13 schools at the Hansons Invitational meet at Delia Park in Sterling Height. ‘I was really happy,? said Boys Cross Country coach Mike Taylor. ‘They were focused and did what they needed to do. There […]