Verlinden leads, Platte clinches playoff win

Time was winding down and the intensity was increasing on the field from both teams to make the next shot. Isaac Platte kicked the ball from the 30 yard line as Holly defenders closed in on him. The ball sailed through the air into the top of Holly’s net and down into the corner giving […]

Seasons end, Wolves look to next year

Fall seasons are winding down. For girls golf and boys tennis, regional playoffs were last week. Girls competed at Bay County Golf Course for the Division 1 playoffs last Thursday. Flushing, Traverse City West and Grand Blanc finished in the top three and will be off to states later this week. Clarkston finished ninth of […]

Just like new

Zach Nattrass lifts up the hood of his truck and points out the engine to a war veteran. The engine looks just as clean and new as the day the truck pulled off of the assembly line ? 54 years ago. Zach and his dad, Keith, have spent the last 13 months working on remodeling […]

Wendi’s Word A column by Wendi Reardon

On the morning of Nov. 4, wake up, get dressed, have some breakfast (because it is the most important meal of the day) and get to the polls. Cast your vote for 2008. Did you make the voter registration deadline on Monday? If you did ? congratulations, you get to vote. If you didn’t make […]

Grid iron gang shuts down Ravens in shutout

One lesson learned in last week’s lost could have been don’t let opponents have the ball, ever. That’s what the Wolves did last Friday night at Royal Oak. They hold on tight to score 42 points and kept the Ravens down to zilch. ‘Everyone had fun and we needed that after last week,? said Wolves […]

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 […]