Motivation to work harder

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves held their own as they opened the winter season against Ypsilanti Arbor Prep last Thursday with a 48-45 loss. “It gives us a good chance to work on the things now which will be important later in the season,” said Christine Rogers, head coach for […]

Grapplers to be forged in fire this season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Grapplers open their season this week as they travel to Dundee on Wednesday where they will face two schools. They take on Dundee first at 1 p.m. in an assembly dual. “We will be wrestling them in front of their student body,” explained Joe Wood, head coach […]

Victory in overtime

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves defeated West Bloomfield again with a 3-2 score – this time it was the Clarkston Varsity Hockey team with an overtime win at Lakeland Arena, Nov. 29 “It was great,” said Karl Daiek, head coach. “We played well the whole time. Their goalie was outstanding […]

Defense leads way to statewide victory

Defense leads way to statewide victory

Senior Maxx Brennan and junior Brendan Barker take down West Bloomfield’s James Faulkner after the Lakers gain 14 yards in the second quarter of the MHSAA Division 1 Football Finals at Ford Field last Saturday. Photo by Larry Wright/Wright Action Pix BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Fans had cause for Thanksgiving after […]

Athletes of The Week: Making splash at states

The Clarkston Girls Swim and Dive team finished their fall season at the MHSAA state championships at Oakland University after placing in the top 16 in three events. The team of Ashleigh Allen, Caroline Hughes, Betsey Walkowiak and Haley VanBuskirk finished in 12th place in the 400-yard freestyle relay event, 3:36.70. The relay team of […]

Swimmers make top 10

Clarkston residents Rhianna Hensler and Julia Nellis helped Notre Dame Prep of Pontiac finish in the top ten at the MHSAA Division 3 Girls Swim & Dive State Championship at Eastern Michigan University, Nov. 17-18. Hensler, a sophomore at NDP, finished with a time of 23.78 in the 50-yard freestyle and 55.67 in the 100-yard […]

Ford Field bound

Ford Field bound

Senior Michael Fluegel keeps his focus on gaining ground for Clarkston as Detroit Catholic Central defenders close in during the MHSAA Division 1 Football Semifinals at Walled Lake Western last Saturday. Photo by Larry Wright BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer “Guess where we are going,” Kurt Richardson, long-time head coach of Clarkston […]

Athletes of The Week: Champs of the court

Spikers claimed their tenth MHSAA Volleyball District title in 11 seasons with wins over Lake Orion and Brandon. The big win for the Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team was defeating their crosstown rivals the Dragons in the district semifinals in the Wolves’ gymnasium, 3-1. “Obviously that’s a huge victory for us,” said Kelly Pinner, head coach. […]

Pre-season clean up on slopes for ski teams

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Skiers have until the new year for their racing season but they were on the slopes at Pine Knob Ski Resort, Nov. 9. The racers from the Clarkston Boys and Girls Ski teams, along with Notre Dame Prep and Rochester, filled 50-60 bags of garbage they picked […]

Fall season ends at state championship

The Clarkston Girls Swim and Dive team concluded their fall season at the MHSAA state championships at Oakland University after placing in the top 16 in three events. The team of senior Ashleigh Allen, junior Caroline Hughes, sophomores Betsey Walkowiak and Haley VanBuskirk finished in 12th place in the 400-yard freestyle relay event, 3:36.70. They […]

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