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Kids danced to their favorites songs from Disney’s High School Musical movies last week. Cynthia Bass, owner and dance instructor of Dance for Fun, and her helpers taught the kids moves that they could do no matter what their age or skill level. As a dance instructor, Bass noticed the desire from her studio students […]

Leading the American Legion

The American Legion Post 377 19 travel team has won six out of the eight games they played in the last two weeks. They began last week splitting a double header against Troy’s Charles Edward Post 14 on Wednesday. Troy’s pitchers Eric Cotton and Chris Gebara limited Chief Pontiac to five hits. A shaky defense […]

Clarkston grad Brelinski named All American

Clarkston graduate David Brelinski is being paid for all of his hard work – he was named All American and has received a scholarship to attend Western Michigan University. Brelinski ended his second season at Kalamazoo Valley Community College with All American honors. He is one of 12 players chosen for the National Junior College […]

Athlete of the Week

Nathan Cowan took third place at the Oakland County Parks Annual Junior Golf Tournament at Springfield Oaks on June 19. He was tied for third place with two other golfers from the boys 15-16 group. The boys were taken back to the tenth hole were a shootout would determine a winner. Cowan won the shootout […]

Putting the ‘fun? back in fundamentals

Young Cagers invaded the Clarkston High School gym last week. They were there to learn the fundamentals of the game from Varsity Head Basketball Coach Dan Fife, his coaching staff and varsity players. During the 11th annual Fife Fundamentals Basketball camp, boys entering grades four-six worked on passing, shooting and ball-handling. ‘We make playing fun,? […]

Local runner places fifth at nationals

Kristen Smith made ‘All-American? in the 5K event at the Nike Track National in North Carolina. She took fifth place after running 17:43, 10 seconds faster than her time last year. ‘I was happy,? said Smith. ‘But I wasn’t satisfied with the time. I wanted to at least break 17:40. This year I expected to […]

Athlete of the Week

Minjoo Lee had one goal going into the 30th Annual Girls Junior Amateur Tournament last month: she wanted to place in the top eight. She did well ? Lee won the tournament. She played 89 holes at the three-day tournament. ‘I thought, ‘just one more hole, I can do it,?? said Lee. It was the […]

Coates makes top 20 in country

Jenna Coates of Clarkston represented the best volleyball players from southeast Michigan last week. Her team, 16-National Legacy Volleyball Club, played against the top teams in the country in the USA Junior Olympic Girls Volleyball Competition in Dallas, Texas. They were the only team of 16-year-olds in Michigan to qualify for the event. ‘It was […]

Chocolate for hockey camp

Clarkston Junior High School student Zachary Gootee has been selling candy bars to raise money for hockey camp. He is not going to any hockey camp, but a camp ran by U.S. Junior Development Program that helps train and prep junior elite players for college and professional hockey. At 13, Gootee is the youngest hockey […]

Young athletes stay active, learn games

Young Wolves returned to Clarkston schools for sports camp. After a week of learning and playing sports, athletes left with a better understanding of the game and words of encouragement. ‘Get outside and play,? Varsity Baseball Coach Phil Price told his campers. ‘The more you play, the better you get.? They don’t need nine players […]