Ahead in the red

Brandon Verlinden seized control of the ball from Troy’s kickers and swerved through their defense to take a shot on goal. The ball sailed by goalie Jason Wise into the back of the net, putting Clarkston on the scoreboard, 1-0, in the first nine minutes of the game. They would continue to lead and win […]

Serving up a winning season

Last year the tennis team took fourth place in their league. This year they hope to do better with their veteran team made up of nine seniors. ‘It’s a very experienced team and it should be a good year for us because of that,? said Boys Varsity Tennis coach Chaz Claus. ‘I have been pretty […]

Leaders on the links

Jessica Lazoen and Michelle Lee led the team during last week’s events for the girls varsity golf team. Last Thursday, they shot the lowest against Troy-Athens and the team won 191-208. ‘It was a great team effort,? said Girls Varsity Golf Coach Larry Sherrill. ‘We took some of the new girls, it was their first […]

Riders advance to regionals

Heavy rain and mud were just a few extra variables Equestrian riders and their horses had to work around last weekend. Both overcame the obstacles and won the District 2 meet. The girls competed at AmberWay Stables in Ortonville for part two of the district meet. The first part was Sept. 6-7, where Clarkston ended […]

Swim team treads water

Swimmers continue to prove themselves to their Division 1 competitors. They lost to North Farmington last Thursday, 128-56. ‘It’s frustrating to them, we don’t have the numbers,? said Girls Swim Coach Kenwyn Chock . ‘I told them it’s like the Olympics. There are people who made the Olympics but we didn’t see them because they […]

Athlete of the Week

The boys from Impact ?97 White team kicked off their season by winning their age group at the Bloomfield Force FC Invitational soccer tournament over Labor Day weekend. ‘They were excellent,? said Coach Damian Huffer. ‘The way they played and their passing and movement. They are a talented little group, really talented. Clarkston has a […]

Wendi’s Word A column by Wendi Reardon

Fall is slowly creeping upon us. The gray clouds are settling in. Good-bye sunshine. Good-bye garage sales. I know seems a bit drastic considering it’s only raining right now. The weather forecast for this week is partly cloudy and in the mid-70s, but because of the rain my thoughts are on fall. I am really […]

Lopsided game, but still lots to learn

The score at the end of the game did not reflect what Kurt Richardson saw from his players during the game. As head coach of the Clarkston varsity football team for the last 21 years, he knew what he was looking for from his team and Friday’s game showed a few more things needed tweaking. […]

Fresh faces swing into action

The faces may have changed, but the goal remains the same ? to qualify for the state finals. The girls varsity golf team lost five seniors last year, but have five juniors returning. ‘We’re really young, no seniors,? said Girls Varsity Golf Coach Larry Sherrill. ‘We’re just trying to get better with every practice.? Jessica […]

Kickers sweep the week

Kevin Pinkos picked up the soccer ball, twirled it between both of his hands and set it back on to the field. He took his position and aimed for the net in Clarkston’s free kick opportunity in the last half of the game against Rochester. The ball went into the net and the Wolves added […]