Clarkston’s Frye to attend, play NCAA hockey in Alaska

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer After a roller-coaster junior hockey career that saw him play in two leagues and in four towns, Clarkston native Alex Frye will continue that ride this fall at NCAA Division I University of Alaska Anchorage. Frye, a forward who turns 21 on July 27, played for the United […]

Hall of Fame honors for Lowney

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Mountaineers have been successful in sports while building their programs, and behind the scenes is Everest Collegiate High School and Academy Athletic Director Ann Lowney. The hard work has paid off as Lowney was recently inducted into the Catholic High School League Hall of Fame at […]

Athlete of the Week: Cady named All-American catcher

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hannah Cady is looking forward to going to to Huntington Beach, California, for the second consecutive year to play softball. Cady and her teammates from Finesse 18U Rex played in the Crown Point No. 2, a Premier Girls Fastpitch qualifier, in Indiana, June 21-23. “We won that […]

ICE on fire with victories at international tournament

ICE Silver Workman 16U won the College Exposure Aunt Rosie’s International Fastpitch Tournament in Buffalo, NY, June 21-23. The tournament began with a rain out on Friday which gave the players a chance for great team and family bonding. ICE Workman 16U came back hungry for wins on Saturday. They finished Saturday’s pool play with […]

Football camp at Everest

Young gridiron heroes had fun during the Everest “All for Him” Football Camp, June 25-27. Campers in third through sixth grade worked on fundamentals with the help of Everest Collegiate High School Football players. The campers worked on offense, defense, and special teams, with competitions each day including the 40-yard dash, short shuttle, punt, pass, […]

Local talent Attard chosen in NHL Draft

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer Ronnie Attard was eligible for the NHL Draft in 2017 but wasn’t selected. Same in 2018. But June 22 in Vancouver, B.C., the 20-year-old White Lake native was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the third round (72nd overall). “I can’t put it into words,” Attard said. “It’s […]

Kids learn leadership, communication on the court

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The young cagers took over the Clarkston Junior High School gym for Dare to Dream, last week. Girls in grades third through ninth worked on their basketball skills while participating in drills and playing games. “It’s going great,” said John Weyer, head coach for Clarkston Girls Varsity […]

Lax season ends in quarters

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves finished the spring season strong against Detroit Catholic Central in the MHSAA Division 1 Boys Lacrosse Quarterfinals with a 12-3 loss. “We played extremely well against them,” said Brian Kaminskas, head coach, adding it was a four-point ballgame heading into the final quarter. “It was […]

Athlete of the Week: Strikeouts lead to wins

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Pitcher Olivia Warrington made an impact on Clarkston Varsity Softball both on and off of the field. To top off her senior year with the team, she had 14 strikeouts against Hartland in the MHSAA Division 1 Softball Quarterfinals as the Wolves won, 11-3. “Olivia really pitched […]

Heartbreak on the diamond

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves finished in the Final Four of the MHSAA Division 1 Softball Semifinals with a 9-6 loss to Howell last Thursday. “It was heartbreaking,” said Don Peters, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Softball. “We battled back to tie it up and just couldn’t hold them. It […]

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