Wolves win in home opener

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer A new offense was put to the test and worked as the Wolves defeated Royal Oak at home last Friday, 37-28. “It was a big step forward for us,” said Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball Head Coach Christine Rogers. “We finally put it all together. Our defense was […]

Season starts with wins

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Despite distractions on the hardwood, Clarkston’s Varsity Boys Basketball team started its 2017-2018 season with two victories, last week. “Opening up with those two tough teams is hard at the beginning of the season,” said Dan Fife, long-time head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “Kids are […]

Athlete of the Week: Celebrating success

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It was less than a week after the Clarkston Varsity Football team won the state championship and senior Michael Fluegel admitted it was a bit strange not to be at practice as he sat down in The Clarkston News office. But it felt good bringing another state […]

MHSAA says ‘No’

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston senior Thomas Kithier was soaking in Michigan High School Athletic Association’s decision, ruling him ineligible to play basketball for 180 days, the duration of the season, while he ate his lunch last Thursday. Clarkston High School Principal Gary Kaul sat down with him for a chat. […]

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 […]

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