Athlete of the Week: Titles Grant-ed

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Grant Berden kept busy during spring break as he won the NUWAY Individual Nationals Championship and MYWAY State Championship for his weight class. Berden, a first-grader at Clarkston Elementary, defeated four wrestlers in the MYWAY State Championship in the 52-pound weight class, March 30. “It felt really […]

Springing into spring

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves swing into a new spring season this Thursday as they host South Lyon East. “It looks good,” said Don Peters, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Softball as the team gets ready for the game. “It’s exciting to start a new season and we are opening […]

Clarkston High School baseball off and running

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The rain dance is not something the players on the Clarkston Varsity Baseball team want to do this week as they head into five games coming back from spring break. “We have a full schedule,” said Jake Arendsen. “We have potentially five games if the weather holds. […]

Contagious energy focal point for baseball

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The bitter taste of last season’s Clarkston Varsity Baseball closer after 14 innings was still in Jake Arendsen’s mouth months later. “It was one of the first things I talked about when I got hired in September,” said the new head coach for the baseball team. Arendsen […]

Season opening success

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Kickers opened the season with their first win in a 2-0 shutout at Waterford Kettering High School, March 22. “I was happy,” said Damian Huffer, head coach for the Clarkston Girls Varsity Soccer team. “The conditions played a big part. There were a few areas of improvement […]

Athlete of the Week: Luther on dream team

Clarkston High School senior Josh Luther was selected for the 2018 Football Academic All-State Dream Team. Athletes are chosen for the dream team by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association. It is an elite group of 28 scholar athletes nominated by their head coach and picked based upon grade point average and ACT/SAT score. […]

Close win for Wolves

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves scored two goals in the last minute of their game at Grosse Pointe North on March 26. The goals boosted the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team to their first win with a 10-9 score over their hosts. “It was good,” said Brian Kaminskas, head coach. […]

Clarkston native Macaulay commits to play NCAA hockey

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Staff Writer On the heels of two successful seasons with the Metro Jets junior hockey team in Fraser, stalwart defenseman Devlin Macaulay is moving on. This week, the 20-year-old Clarkston native committed to play NCAA Division III hockey at New England College, a small, private school in Henniker, N.H., that […]

Athletes of the Week: Elite Eight for Everest

The Clarkston Everest Collegiate Girls Varsity Basketball team made its mark as the team finished in the Elite Eight of the MHSAA Division 4 Girls Basketball playoffs. “They had an incredible late season run in the state tournament,” said Erin Van Wagoner, head coach. The Mountaineers defeated three teams to secure the program’s third district […]

Lacrosse loss

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team is looking for a boost after losing its season-opening game to Okemos on Saturday, 12-9. “It was a good test for us,” said Brian Kaminskas, head coach, as the boys look ahead to the rest of the season. “We worked out […]