Heading to Beantown: Clarkston grad drafted by Bruins

Heading to Beantown: Clarkston grad drafted by Bruins

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Fingernails may be a bit shorter in the Gallagher household these days, but it was all worth it when the Boston Bruins selected Ty Gallagher in the seventh round of the 2021 NHL Draft, which was held virtually last weekend. Mock drafts and rankings had the 18-year-old Clarkston resident […]

Campers work hard and learn in basketball experience

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers were back on the courts as camps returned after taking a break due to COVID-19 shutdowns last summer. “It’s nice to have camp again,” Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach Tim Wasilk said. “It was a good experience.” Mini Ballers Basketball Camp returned with two sessions […]

Everest learns need for speed

Clarkston Everest’s summer speed training camp returned in 2021. It was launched last year in cooperation with LL Speed as coaches Lance Long, Michael Pruchnicki, and Mark Weymouth worked to make faster, stronger athletes. Fourth through eighth-grade students participated in agility drills and strength drills, working hard for an hour and 15 minutes each Wednesday […]

New coaches take the helm at Everest Collegiate

Everest Collegiate High School welcomed new coaches before the school year ended. The Mountaineers welcome Marisa Ciszewski as head varsity volleyball coach and Rich Cross as head varsity boys basketball coach. Ciszewski attended Notre Dame Prep High School where she played for Michigan High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame coach Betty Wroubel. Ciszewski helped […]

Gallagher a Terrier

Gallagher a Terrier

Boston University has received a commitment from defenseman Ty Gallagher, a Clarkston native and 2021 graduate and two-year player for USA Hockey’s NTDP. He started summer classes at BU on July 6. Gallagher is expected to be selected at the 2021 NHL Draft, which will be held virtually July 23-24.

Big hits at softball camp

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Young athletes threw, hit and ran around the diamond doing different obstacles on the last day of Clarkston Softball Camp last Thursday at Clarkston High School. “There was a great turnout,” said Katie Smith, head coach for the varsity softball team, adding all the campers were excited […]

Players show love for baseball at camp

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The fields were filled with 90 young players having fun and learning during the Clarkston Baseball Camp last week. “It’s going really well,” said Addison Turk, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Baseball, on the third day of camp. “I am very happy with the turnout and seeing […]

Lacrosse camps put the ‘fun’ in fundamentals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Players wearing white jerseys cheered as their teammate scored a goal while on the other half of the field two more teams were battling for the next goal during the Clarkston Lacrosse Camps last week. “It’s going good,” said Brian Kaminskas, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity […]

Mountaineers shine in athletics

The Clarkston Everest Collegiate Girls Varsity Basketball team traveled to Hillsdale College on June 17 for a team camp. “We had a great camp at Hillsdale College,” said Erin Van Wagoner, head coach. “The girls played well and bonded as a team. We were competitive in all four games and had moments that looked very […]

Everest golfer achieves state championship goal

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Remy Stalcup had a lofty goal when he began his sophomore spring season playing on the Clarkston Everest Collegiate Boys Golf team. He wanted to finish the season as state champion. Stalcup’s goal was achieved when he claimed the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 4 Boys Golf Individual […]

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