Update from MHSAA as of December 28, 2020

Michigan High School Athletic Association released a press release on Saturday, Dec. 26 with an update for concluding postseason tournaments for football, volleyball and girls swimming &diving. The tournaments will be completed during January, as the MHSAA continues to follow all emergency orders from the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS). Football teams […]

Update from MHSAA as of December 22

The Michigan High School Athletic Association adjusted its schedule to conclude Fall tournaments in football, volleyball and girls swimming & diving on Tuesday, Dec. 22, after receiving full details and requirements for the pilot rapid testing program being provided by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services as an opportunity for teams and individuals […]

Taking a look at the beginning of 2020 in Clarkston athletics

Athletes found success in their competitions the beginning of 2020 before COVID-19 stopped winter tournaments and the spring season in March. January 8 Back in business after break: It was a great night for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team as they posted a 65-56 win over Carman Ainsworth. During the game Matt Nicholson had […]

From Davisburg to Germany, Miller’s hockey passion burns

From Davisburg to Germany, Miller’s hockey passion burns

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Dan Fife tried but didn’t succeed with Tim Miller. Miller, a 33-year-old Davisburg native, grew up playing hockey and basketball in Clarkston and Fife, the legendary Wolves basketball coach, wanted Miller to focus on the court instead of the ice. Now in his 12th pro season playing hockey, and […]

Fall, winter high school sports still on hold

Fall tournaments and practices and games for winter sports continue to be on hold after the pause in activities due to COVID is extended to Dec. 20. “We realize the crisis our medical caregivers and first responders are navigating and understand the need to continue the pause,” said Mark Uyl, executive director of the Michigan […]

Mountaineers named Coaches of the Year

Three coaches from Clarkston Everest Collegiate were named Regional Coach of the Year. John Haezebrouck led the Mountaineer Boys Varsity Soccer team in back-to-back district and regional titles. Mary Williams and the girls cross country team also claimed back-to-back regional titles as well as their first Catholic High School League championship title. Michael Pruchnicki led […]

Gibbs becomes mat head coach

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Brian Gibbs is making the move to head coach of the Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team after being an assistant coach for the team. “My hope is to continue building off what our staff has already started,” said Gibbs, going into his fourth year with the Wolves. “We […]

Local resident reflects on Gordie Howe, playing in the NHL

Local resident reflects on Gordie Howe, playing in the NHL

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Ron Serafini played in the NHL long before California had the Kings, Sharks and Ducks. A Detroit native now living in Clarkston, Serafini spent two games with the old California Golden Seals and later played for the Cincinnati Stingers of the World Hockey Association. He was chosen by the […]

Mountaineers successful on the courts

Clarkston Everest Academy Volleyball teams finished their fall seasons on a successful note. The 7/8 Volleyball team was undefeated in their 11 games against league opponents. The team of ten, composed of two seventh graders and the rest with eighth graders, lost to Holy Family A-Team in a tightly contested scrimmage. “Through hard work and […]

Plan in place for fall tournaments

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Wolves and Mountaineers could finish their playoff season for the fall if allowed by the Michigan Departmen of Health and Human Services. Michigan High School Athletic Association’s Representative Council approved adjusted schedules to restart and finish fall tournaments when the three-week pause would end Wednesday, Dec. 9. […]