Getting a grip on their future

Young grapplers ages 5-14 and thousands of their fans filled Clarkston High School Sunday for MMAW Championship, hosted by Clarkston Wrestling Club. Twelve wrestlers from Clarkston qualified, and four placed in the top four. Dallas Hood was the only state champion from Clarkston. He wrestled in the 5-6 age group in the 58 pound weight […]

Athletes of the Week

Losing the last three games of the season is usually a bad sign when it comes to postseason. For Clarkston’s Varsity hockey, however, it just meant a bigger challenge. The Wolves hit the ice Feb. 25 in Port Huron, taking on Port Huron Northern in the first round of pre-regionals. They lost to Port Huron […]

15-peat district champs

A basket by junior Brandon Pokley brought his team into the lead in the second quarter of the championship game. Clarkston’s Varsity cagers kept up the pace and won their 15th consecutive district championship. They were expecting a tough game, having watched Waterford Mott take Lake Orion and Lapeer East out of the running for […]

Clearing the ice

Rochester Unified and Grand Blanc learned a valuable lesson last week: do not underestimate the underdog. Despite a season record of 7-15-2, Clarkston Varsity hockey beat both, coming out with the regional title. ‘I knew they had potential,? said Wolves? coach Bryan Krygier. ‘Once they realized it, they played like they should be. I think […]

Rolling over Oxford

Julius Porter set the pace for Wednesday’s game against Oxford. Within the first few minutes, Porter scored five points to put Clarkston into the lead. From there Clarkston continued the momentum throughout the game and won, 64-26. ‘It was our first time playing Clarkston,? said Oxford coach Steve Laidlaw. ‘You can learn a lot from […]

Sports in a Flash

Last race Hannah Wolf won her second individual state championship on February 25. The girls Varsity team took third place during the MHSAA Class A Ski Final. After two races they had a score of 81. The team finished slalom with 56 points. They had the top score in giant slalom of 25. The Marquette […]

Season ended by St. Mary’s

Jeremy Messing tied up Clarkston’s quarterfinals game last Wednesday against East Kentwood with a second-period goal, leading the way to a 4-1 victory. Kentwood (11-16-1) struck first with a goal by Tyler Copeland in the first period, but were unable to hold off he Wolves? second-period performance. Tyler Frakes scored Clarkston’s second point with an […]

League champs

Senior Julius Porter stood at the line and eyed the basket. One bounce. Two bounce. With 22 seconds left in the game, the Wolves were tied with West Bloomfield, 47-47. Clarkston’s previous game to the Lakers Jan. 17 was also a nailbiter, resulting in their first loss of the season, 50-47. This time, the OAA […]

Team falls, but 6 go on to state

Seniors Bryant Craft and Adam Lauzun fought hard, but their scores came too late to help the team beat Hartland last Wednesday. In the first round at the regional match, Clarkston lost to ranked fifth Hartland, 33-24. ‘We didn’t do well and we lost,? said coach Joe DeGain. ‘I think that they can all go […]

Athlete of the Week

Jessie Lambouris has allowed herself to sleep in since the end of fall season. As a member of the girls Varsity swim team, she would wake up almost every day at 4 a.m. to be at the school for swim practice. She began her road to Varsity with swimming lessons. Then, she became a part […]