Athlete of the Week: Swimmingly successful

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Callaway Grainer is ready for the future after announcing he will continue his swimming career at Grand Valley State University on the 2019-2020 Swim and Dive team. “I want to keep swimming in college because I like how the sport keeps me in shape, helps me manage […]

Loyer, Wasilk show early promise as team leaders

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers remained undefeated in the league as they knocked down Lake Orion and Bloomfield Hills. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team showed their strength in 3-point shots, scoring on 11 successful attempts in the 64-38 win over Lake Orion on Friday. “We continued to have opportunities on […]

Sports in a flash: Wolves, Mountaineers rule in points

The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team posted two wins on the west side of the state last week. The Wolves defeated Kalamazoo Blades last Friday, 8-5. They scored six goals between the first and second periods and Kalamazoo was scoreless in both. Brandt Botterill had one goal and two assists. Ryan Bolio and Gino Giannini each […]

Young talent rules courts

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Basketball teams are young but also tough as they continue to post wins over their opponents. The boys program knocked down two opponents last week. Detroit King opened the Saturday evening game with a run of seven points only to have the Clarkston Boys […]

Athletes of the Week: County champs

Grapplers dominated the mats as they won the Oakland Country Wrestling Championship, Dec. 21. “It’s always a big tournament in Oakland County,” said Joe Wood, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Wrestling. “There’s tough teams in our county. Oxford is always good, Rochester Adams is good. We welcome the competition, and we are excited to be […]

Wolfpack Update for January 23, 2019

The Clarkston bowling teams took a sting out of the Avondale Yellowjackets as each team posted a win last Thursday. The girls varsity team posted a 28-2 win over Avondale. They won both their Baker game with 160 and 132. Hannah Turk bowled a 180 and 174; Abigail Davis bowled a 172 and 159; and […]

Skiers start season strong

BY CATHERINE OSBORN Special to The Clarkston News The Clarkston Ski Teams are back on the slopes and started the season strong at Pine Knob Ski & Snowboard Resort. Clarkston competes in the Pine Knob Division within the Michigan High School Athletic Association. Competitors in the division are Bloomfield Hills, Cranbrook/Kingswood, Detroit Country Day, Lake […]

Grapplers prep for Oxford opponents

The Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team continued their wins last week. They opened the week with a 53-9 win over Rochester in the OAA Red, Jan. 16. Frank Davis (215), Mackenzie Hanselman (130) and Devin Trevino (160) won their matches with falls. Davis pinned Dean Raciti for his win at the 3:32 mark. Hanselman posted his […]

Winning streak to 7 after break

The Clarkston Varsity Basketball squad added two victories to its winning streak over winter break, beating Farmington High School at home, 75-62, Dec. 28; and North Farmington High School , 47-45, Jan. 3. During the Dec. 28 game, Fletcher Loyer scored 26 points, with five rebounds and four assists. Keegan Wasilk scored 12 points, with […]

Lifetime racer

Gary Morgan of Clarkston is a lifelong world competitive runner and race walker. Morgan ran on the high school cross country team, and started competitive race-walking at age 15 at an Amateur Athletic Union event. He added climbing expeditions and has been competing or pacing distance events ever since, from Africa to Antarctica. He was […]