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 […]

Touchdowns in fourth leads to division final four

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston’s gridiron heroes overcame a 16-point deficit in the final stanza of their MHSAA Football Division 1 Regional game at Holland West Ottawa. The 29-22 win propels them to the Final Four. “The ending was just fun. Everybody was out on the field taking pictures with the […]

Athletes of the Week: Undefeated

The Clarkston Chiefs JV Blue team celebrated the end of their season, winning the Northern Youth Football League Superbowl, Nov. 4. They finished their undefeated 10-0 season with a 20-12 win over Avondale for the championship win. During National Division playoffs, they posted two shut outs as they defeated Lapeer in the first round, 26-0; […]

Swimmers set for states

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Voices sang out from the Clarkston High School natatorium as the girls swim and dive team took a break between laps while preparing for the state championships this Friday and Saturday. They qualified in 11 events including diving, three relay events and eight individual events. “It’s exciting […]

Season finish at regionals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Spikers battled as they finished their season to Marian in the regional finals last Thursday at Bloomfield Hills High School, 3-0. “I told them it hurts tonight, but hopefully they will look back on the season and these last couple of weeks,” said Clarkston Varsity Volleyball Head […]

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