County-wide Coach of the Year winner retires

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Springfield Township resident Lance Baylis has hung up his whistle as head coach for Holly Boys Varsity Basketball after 13 years, leaving an impact on the program and its players. “He is the most driven and motivated coaches I have ever played for,” Justin Fowler shared. “He […]

Undefeated on the diamond

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hitters remained undefeated as they struck down Lake Orion and North Farmington in double headers last week. “It was exciting,” said Clarkston Varsity Softball Head Coach Don Peters. “The girls continue to play hard and stay focused. They made some great plays defensively against both Lake Orion […]

Teams find successful combination on field

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Everest Collegiate/Academy of Sacred Heart Girls Soccer team shutout St. Catherine of Siena last Thursday, 1-0. St. Catherine of Siena was undefeated before Everest/Sacred Heart’s combination of offense and defense took them down. Jac Antakli scored the lone goal off a pass from Marybeth Williams midway […]

Athletes of The Week: Winning a bid

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Sashabaw Middle School seventh graders Paige Geightbrock and Kaitlyn Hoffman are going to compete in the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships in Detroit this summer. The two earned a bid with their Legacy Volleyball 13 Elite team during the Minnesota Northern Lights Qualifier, April 20-22. The […]

Enroll now in camps led by title-winning coaches and players

The school year is close to the end and registration is open for summer camps through Clarkston Community Education. Varsity Coach Christine Rogers and her staff and players host Clarkston Girls Basketball Camp, June 11-14, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. for girls going into grades 3-9. Designed for players of all ages. Includes 5 vs. […]

Athletes of The Week: Game for Hope

Clarkston Lacrosse players will be playing for wins and playing to raise money during Game for Hope at Clarkston High School on Saturday, May 5. The annual fundraiser will collect donations for New Day Foundation for Families, a local nonprofit organization. Players from the junior varsity and varsity teams met Gina Kell Spehn, who created […]

Lake Orion gets revenge

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It wasn’t how the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team wanted their home game against crosstown rivals Lake Orion to go, with an 18-5 loss last Thursday. Junior Danny Milano blocked the Dragons first two shots in the first few minutes of the game but then the visitors […]

Opening spring with streak

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Girls Varsity Lacrosse team opened their season with three wins scoring in the double digits as they have kept their opponents in the single digits. The Wolves posted a 13-9 win over Waterford Kettering in their recent game last Friday. “We came in assuming they […]

Lacrossers rise against Notre Dame, fall to Troy in competition

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves came back from spring break showing off their lacrosse skills they worked on with a 12-9 win over Notre Dame Prep, April 10. “It was good,” said Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse Head Coach Brian Kaminskas. “We got off to a slow start, but they held […]

Golfers place at Southern Swing

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team is off to a high swinging start, being ranked in fourth place in the state in Division 1. The Wolves finished in third place with a 326 during their first Oakland Athletics Association Red meet at Katke Cousins Golf Course at Oakland University, April 11. Patrick Deardorff led the […]

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