Local Davies finishes in the US Golf Teaching Federation tourney

Brent Davies finished in second place at the United States Golf Teaching Federation Southwest Regional Golf Tournament in Plano, Texas, May 4-5. Davies, a Clarkston resident and International PGA & USGTF Golf Teaching Professional at Pine Knob Golf Club, had a total of 147 after the two days of windy and wet conditions. It was […]

A Look Back for May 15, 2019

From The Clarkston News archives 15 years ago – 2004 “Teacher of the Year” When Jill Santola gathered in North Sashabaw Elementary’s cafeteria for a morning assembly with the rest of the school, she had no idea she would be named Teacher of the Year by the Clarkston Foundation and Suburban Ford of Waterford during […]

Ready for regionals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The regular season is coming to a close and the Wolves are ready to take on Stoney Creek in the first round of the MHSAA Boys Lacrosse Regional 5 playoffs this Friday at home, 6 p.m. “We are going out hoping to play well, play smart and […]

Athletes of the Week: Signing for future success

Clarkston celebrated 19 athletes as they shared their future plans by signing their National Letters of Intent in front of family and friends during the Spring Signing, May 8. For fall sports, Jacob Burkett, tennis, Hope College; Elizabeth Dalrymple, cross country and track, Wayne State University; Jacob Honstetter, football, Michigan Technological University; Logan Knowlson, tennis, […]

Baseball splits with Croswell-Lexington

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves took to the diamond on Saturday to honor Ryan Kennedy. “It was awesome,” said Clarkston Varsity Baseball Head Coach Jake Arendsen, who played for Oakland University when the team adopted Kennedy as a team member before he passed away in 2012. “It was great to […]

Hits and homers lead team to victories

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Softball team headed north last weekend and won three games in the Alpena tournament. “We had fun,” said Don Peters, head coach. “We had some real nice short games. It worked out really good for us.” The Wolves opened with a 14-0 shutout against […]

Wolfpack Update for May 15, 2019

Three for victory column The Clarkston Girls Varsity Lacrosse team posted three wins last week. They opened with a 15-9 win over Troy Athens last Wednesday where they led 10-3 at the end of the first half. Kaitlyn Bridger and Elizabeth Oda led the game with three goals each. The Wolves defeated Bloomfield Hills on […]

Coach Kaminskas inducted into Hall of Fame

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves cheered enthusiastically on the field in their Game of Hope pink and blue uniforms as Brian Kaminskas was honored as one of the inductees into the Michigan High School Lacrosse Coaches Association Hall of Fame, May 4. “I am excited,” said Kaminskas, head coach of […]

Double header a smash hit

Double header a smash hit

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston Varsity Softball’s strong hitting continued as they mercied Oxford in two games last Thursday at home. “We can hit,” said Don Peters, head coach. “They ripped the cover off the ball. What I am proud of is the depth – just put someone in and they […]

Athletes of the Week: ‘Dawgs sizzle Chargers

The Clarkston Riverdawgs 13U team won the 25th Annual Clarkston Classic, held at Clintonwood Park, April 26-28. They went 3-0-1 for the weekend tournament and won the championship game against the Orion Chargers on Sunday, 18-10. Both teams scored two runs in the opening inning of the game. Then, the ‘Dawgs took an early lead […]