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 […]

Win over Wayne

Win over Wayne

Keegan Wasilk goes for the basket, helping the Wolves break in the newly named Dan Fife Field House with a win, Friday night. They beat Wayne Memorial, 60-46, with 21 points and eight assists from freshman Fletcher Loyer, 14 points and 10 rebounds by junior Matt Nicholson, and eight points from freshman Wasilk, bringing their […]

Sports update

Sports update

Wins for wrestling Clarkston Varsity Wrestling defeated Holly 47-24 and Imlay City 53-24 on opening night, Dec. 5. They take on Hartland and Howell on Dec. 12; and head to the Oakland County Championships, Dec. 21-22. Photo by Phil Custodio Bowling win Clarkston Varsity Girls bowled in their first meet, Dec. 6, at 300 Bowl […]

Win at home

Win at home

Junior Matt Nicholson goes for the basket in the Wolves’ home opener victory against Orchard Lake St. Mary, 62-46, last Friday. It was the first win of the season for the 2017 and 2018 state champs, after falling to Pontiac, Dec. 4, 58-63; and Sterling Heights Stevenson, 53-59, on Nov. 30. They take on Lakeland […]