Wolves taking to the gridiron?

Wolves taking to the gridiron?

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Gridiron heroes are scheduled to open the fall season against Pinckney in the fifth annual Battle at the Big House, Aug. 27. Amid the coronavirus pandemic and Governor Gretchen Whitmer extending the stay-at-home order to June 12, coaches and players are preparing to have a season. “We […]

Locals play ball, go camping with Tigers

Locals play ball, go camping with Tigers

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkstonites laughed and smiled as they met for lunch in early March and shared stories from Detroit Tigers Fantasy Baseball Camp from this year and previous years. Danny Beer, Sam Hoff, Kevin Pesta, Gus Ploss and Kirk Stegmeyer were just a few of 150 campers during this […]

Everest youth hoops teams celebrate ’19-20 season

Everest youth hoops teams celebrate ’19-20 season

Clarkston Everest Academy winter athletes celebrated their accomplishments and recognized their achievements for the 2019-2020 winter season, March 3. The Everest 3/4 Girls Basketball team went undefeated during the season and they were led by Coach Larry Hearn. “We had 14 spirited, young ladies on the team,” said Katie Schmitt. The Everest 5/6 Grade Girls […]

Unified basketball team wraps inaugural season

Unified basketball team wraps inaugural season

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor During select Clarkston High School boys basketball game nights this winter season, the entertainment between the JV and varsity games was “sports in its truest form,” according to Clarkston Athletic Director Jeff Kosin. The Clarkston Unified Basketball team, made up of athletes with special needs, played four home games […]

Athlete of the Week: State champion

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Avery Grail finished his winter season as a champion, taking first place in the 194-pound weight class in the Michigan High School Powerlifting Association State Meet. “It was quite an experience because we led the team to states last year and had a bunch of people place […]

County golf courses re-opening in May

Golfers can grab their clubs, face masks and hand sanitizer, before heading to their favorite Oakland County Parks and Recreation golf course. Glen Oaks Golf Course in Farmington Hills and White Lake Oaks Golf Course in White Lake open Friday, May 1. Three other courses will open on Monday, May 4 — Lyon Oaks Golf […]

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 […]