Athlete of the Week: Powerlifter fights for goals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Jason McInally finished in fifth place in the 114-pound in the Michigan High School Powerlifting Association State Meet, March 8. He finished with a total of 610 with 210 in squat, 130 in bench and 270 in dead lift. “My season went well as a whole,” said […]

College hockey season ends early for Clarkston native

College hockey season ends early for Clarkston native

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer It wasn’t easy for Clarkston native Paul Washe to digest the situation when the NCAA canceled the rest of its winter and spring sports seasons last month due to coronavirus precautions. Washe, a junior forward on the NCAA Division I hockey team at Western Michigan University, was having […]

College goalie leaving game with no regrets

College goalie leaving game with no regrets

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer Ryan Larkin was born two days after the Detroit Red Wings won the 1997 Stanley Cup. Even without that tidbit, Larkin was certainly born to be a hockey player. Finishing up his senior year at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, Larkin said this season will be his last […]

Athletes finish winter seasons before shut-down

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves closed the season in a 54-47 loss to Walled Lake Western in the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Basketball Regional Semifinal, March 10. “It was such a great game,” said John Weyer, head coach for Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball. The Wolves opened the night with a […]

Clarkston videographer does best work on ice

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer It all started when Stuart Forbes happened upon a Craigslist ad more than ten years ago. “Late summer of 2009, I answered an ad looking for a videographer to shoot hockey games and record them to DVD that was then given to each coach and the referee in […]

Win before season suspended

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves defeated Oxford during the MHSAA Division 1 Boys Basketball District 5 Semifinal game, 79-38, on March 11. “I really loved our focus,” said Tim Wasilk, Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball head coach. “We were prepared. The kids were ready to play, they were dialed in. They […]

Athletes of The Week: Dancing for top spots

The Clarkston Varsity Dance team finished the season placing at the top during the Spirit Shine Celebration State Championship, Feb. 29. They finished in first place in Lyrical – Senior Division by half a point with 246.5 points. Port Huron X-treme finished in second place with 246 points. They also finished in the Pom Pom […]

Sports suspended for Coronavirus

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The bleachers were empty and the Dan Fife Gymnasium was dark on Friday night after a directive from Michigan High School Athletic Association halted the scheduled boys basketball district final between the Wolves and Lake Orion at Clarkston High School. The MHSAA suspended all winter tournaments effective […]

Kudos to district champs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Enthusiastic cheers greeted the Wolves as they defeated three teams to win the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Basketball District 5 crown last Friday. The girls were proud and smiling as they left the locker room especially after they lost their first round in the district playoffs last […]

Wolves head into postseason undefeated in league

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Opening with a 14-point run in their final game of the regular season, the Clarkston Wolves defeated Lake Orion last Thursday, 57-45. “We were really good defensively particularly in the first half,” said Tim Wasilk, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “We got in the passing […]

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