Mary Jo Colonna named MHSTeCA Coach of the Year

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — Clarkston Girls Varsity Tennis had many reasons to celebrate the spring season. They reached their goal as state champions and head coach Mary Jo Colonna was named Michigan High School Tennis Coaches Association Division 1 Coach of the Year.“It’s such an honor,” said Colonna. “Not many women get […]

Little Wolves learn lacrosse fundamentals

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — Kids were busy with activity at the Pond, the soccer and lacrosse stadium behind Clarkston High School, on June 17-20, for the lacrosse camps.“Everyone is having fun,” said Brian Kaminskas, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse. “Everyone is learning a little bit.”Three lacrosse camps were held for […]

Clarkston Equestrians named district champs

The Clarkston Junior Equestrian Team finished as district champions at the Shiawassee County Fairgrounds, June 14-16.The Wolves are a Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association Division D team competing against teams from Perry and Owosso in District 11. They finished the district meet with a combined total of 215 points to claim the District 11, D Division […]

Mountaineer Pennanen wins high school state golf title

By Lisa PaineThe County Press Sports Editorlpaine@mihomepaper.com METAMORA — Will Pennanen, a junior at Clarkston Everest Collegiate and Metamora resident, won the high school boys’ Div. 4 individual title June 8 at the Meadows at Grand Valley State University.Pennanen, who is part of the cart crew at the Metamora Golf and Country Club, earned the title […]

Boys volleyball wraps up first season

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comCLARKSTON — Kramer Everett summed up the inaugural spring season of boys volleyball at Clarkston High School in one word – successful“We got them started,” said Everett, head coach for Clarkston Boys Volleyball. “They had a great experience. They are excited about it. They want to work hard in the season. […]

Wolfpack Update for June 19, 2024

Clarkston Track and FieldClarkston athletes finished in the season in the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Track and Field Finals at East Kentwood, June 1.The Wolves had finished in the top 20 in six events.Allison Thurman finished as state champion in the 200-meter adaptive wheelchair event on her first visit to state finals with a […]

Oxford defeats Clarkston in baseball district semifinal

Oxford defeats Clarkston in baseball district semifinal

SAFE! – Oxford senior Jay Cady slides into home plate just under the tag by Clarkston’s Dylan Johnston to give the Wildcats a 3-0 lead in the sixth inning of the MHSAA District 31 baseball semifinal at Grand Blanc High School on Saturday. Oxford went on to win the game 6-1, but lost to Grand […]

Clarkston legend Dan Fife passes away, at age 74

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comThe Clarkston community lost a legend last week as Dan Fife passed away Thursday at the age of 74.Fife is remembered as a friend, husband, father, grandfather, and for his impact on Clarkston Athletics as a player, athletic director and coach.Clarkston Basketball shared on its social media accounts last Thursday evening: […]

Wolves clinch first state championship since 2011

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.com MIDLAND — It was an exciting weekend for the Wolves as they held up the championship trophy after winning the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Tennis State Final on Saturday.The Clarkston Girls Varsity Tennis team finished the two day tournament with 28 points for first place, their first championship win since 2011. […]

Boys lacrosse finish season a regional champs

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comTROY — Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse players were ready to go before the went onto the field at Troy High School for the MHSAA Division 1 Region 4 Final against the Colts, May 29.They showed it as they scored 12 points in the first quarter while keeping Troy to only two […]

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