MHSAA still planning for fall sports in fall – for now

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With summer in full swing, Clarkston High School athletes have continued to work out with their teams and prepare for the fall season. Back on June 30, Governor Gretchen Whitmer called for the Michigan High School Athletic Association to consider postponing fall sports where social distancing is […]

CHS hoopsters receive ’19-20 awards

Awards for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team were released last week. The Wolves finished with an overall record 21-1 and were OAA Red league champions with an 12-0 record. The team ended the season early due to COVID-19 restrictions. They received Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan Team Academic All-State Honorable Mention with a team […]

Clarkston puck star earns Big Ten honors, set for senior year

Clarkston puck star earns Big Ten honors, set for senior year

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Mitchell Lewandowski left Clarkston before his senior season to play junior hockey in the United States Hockey League back in 2015. That exposure in the USHL led to Lewandowski coming back to his home state in 2017 to play NCAA Division I hockey for Michigan State University. “Growing up, […]

Effects of cancelled spring sports on athletes, programs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer As the spring season that wasn’t came to a close, Clarkston Athletics Director Jeff Kosin and Clarkston Boys Lacrosse Head Coach Brian Kaminskas reflected on the impact. “We lost a lot of great players from the 2019 season, that’s not a secret,” said Kaminskas. “Everybody knows that. […]

Spindler breaks down senior season, college recruitment

BY TEDDY RYDQUIST Special to The Clarkston News Rocco Spindler is balancing the duties of a high-level recruit with preparing for the final year of high school football Spindler has developed into one of the most coveted recruits in the country, rated as a four-star prospect, the No. 2 guard in the 2021 class and […]

NCAA decision looming for Wolves’ Dellinger

BY TEDDY RYDQUIST Special to The Clarkston News Clarkston Varsity Football Head Coach Kurt Richardson has accomplished just about everything a high school coach could hope for during his tenure, which is set to begin its 34th season this fall, including helping to mold dozens of young men who have gone on to play at […]

Everest athletes return to fields

Everest athletes return to fields

Clarkston Everest Collegiate athletes began summer activities last week. Ann Serra-Lowney, EC athletic director, met with coaches on June 9 to go over new MHSAA guidelines for summer sports. With the official end of the school year last week, summer athletic activities began on Wednesday with football head coach Michael Pruchnicki bright and early at […]

MHSAA announces return to play timeline, guidelines

The Michigan High School Athletic Association released a summer guidance update on June 2, following Governor Gretchen Whitmer announcement to ending the Safer-At-Home order. Schools may begin summer activities at school facilities as long as two conditions are met. The first condition, school or school district has declared school facilities open to students and staff. […]

Student-athletes mark new beginnings

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston athletes signed their Letters of Intent during the fall and winter and Jeff Kosin didn’t want those who wanted to sign in the spring to be missed. So the Clarkston High School Athletics Department had a virtual event for 13 seniors which included Kaitlyn Bridger, lacrosse, […]

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