Early to rise, early to score

  The gridiron heroes put on their helmets and began warming up at Clarkston High School’s stadium on Monday morning for the first practice of the fall season. The community can see what the boys have been working on during their scrimmage on Saturday during Football for a Cure. Their season opener is at University […]

Athletes of the Week – Hitting champions

The hitters from Springfield Township Parks and Recreation team in the 15-18 Division Boys team were not going to let their championship game being rained out slow them down. They went on to play the championship game and post a 5-1 win over Rumble V from Lake Orion, July 31. The boys went into the […]

Fighting for a cure

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Seniors Josh Knotts and Carson Stottlemyer are ready to suit up in blue and pink for their final Football for a Cure as they play for family members this Saturday. Knotts, an outside linebacker, is playing for his mom, Ruth White, who is in remission after having her […]

Athletes of the Week: Scholarship honorees

Savannah Spring and Anthony Reiner, 2016 graduates from Clarkston High School, were this year’s recipients of the Steve Howe Scholarship. Spring had 24 RBIs off of her 29 hits during her senior season with the Clarkston Varsity Softball team. She hit one home run and three doubles. She also stole eight bases. Reiner had a […]

Lacrosse campers on field

Young players picked up their lacrosse sticks and spent a few days of their summer vacation at the Clarkston High School field last week. They honed their skills in dodging, shooting, passing , scooping and learned tidbits from current Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse players and collegiate players. “It’s good for everyone,” said Brian Kaminskas, head […]

Learning skills on court

Over 70 girls spent the first week of summer break working on their basketball skills during Dare to Dream Basketball Camp. Girls in grades third through ninth worked on fundamentals every day such as ball-handling, defense, passing, rebounding footwork, pivoting, one-on-one moves and shooting. “It helps us to really get them to play for us […]

Dice brothers qualify for Michigan Open

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Brothers Alex and Brady Dice didn’t finish at the Michigan Open Championship at Prestwick Village Golf Club last week but they were both excited to qualify and play against each other. “It is sweet,” Brady shared about qualifying with his older brother. “Now that he is at Saginaw […]

Athlete of the Week: Throwing strong

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Two games came to mind as Hailey Minton reflected on her first year pitching for the Clarkston Varsity Softball team. The first she noted was against Troy Athens where she threw the most strikeouts she had during a game and her first shut out. The second was the […]

Championships for ‘Dawgs

The Clarkston Riverdawgs 10U team are off to a winning start with two championships under their belt. They won the Walled Lake Classic as they went 3-0-1 during the event, June 4-5. They also won the championship at Auburn Hills Spring Classic, May 20-22. The hitters went 4-0 during the tournament at Avondale High School. […]

Victories for local Impact teams

The Michigan Impact Boys U11 Blue and White soccer teams swept their competition and won all of their games during Memorial Day weekend in Westlake, Ohio. Each team played three individual teams in their division and a final championship round to determine the winner at the Westlake Invitational Soccer tournament. BothU11 Michigan Impact soccer teams […]