Athletes of The Week: Ruling the lanes

The Clarkston Boys Bowling program was firing on all cyclinders this season. The JV team rolled the lanes as they went undefeated. “It looks very promising,” said Ken Clayton, boys JV coach at the beginning of the season. “We haven’t really lost a step from last year. Their skill set is equal to most varsity […]

Wolves stop Eaglets’ flight

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston’s cagers jumped to a quick start on their way to their 13th MHSAA Class A Boys Basketball Regional Championship last Thursday against Orchard Lake St. Mary’s, 58-35. “It’s important for us to come out and make that first initial effort – that first punch,” said senior […]

Season ends in quarterfinals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The season came to a heartbreaking end as the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball lost their game to Saginaw Heritage in the quarterfinals, 70-25, on March 13. “Losing anything, by one, by however many is going to be painful because that’s the end of your season,” said Christine […]

700 wins for Fife

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer A large yellow poster saying “700” rose in the bleachers as the scoreboard counted down the final seconds in the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball regional win over Orchard Lake St. Mary’s at West Bloomfield, lofted by fans of coach Dan Fife. The 58-35 win marked the 700th […]

Cagers earn spot on Elite Eight

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The seniors walked off of the basketball court at West Bloomfield last Thursday. The MHSAA Class A Girls Basketball Regional final wasn’t over but they knew they had joined the Elite Eight and were heading to the quarterfinals. The 50-33 win over Waterford Kettering for the regional […]

Season ends on the ice

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team finished the season to Orchard Lake St. Mary’s in the MHSAA PreRegional on March 10. The Wolves scored two goals on the hosts made by Austin McKay and Danny Milano with an assist from Trevor Gilman, but St. Mary’s shut them down […]

Grapplers take All-State honors

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With 40 seconds remaining in his last match for the day, junior Jake Billette scored three points on his opponent and for the second time within five months, he was victorious at Ford Field – this time for the Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team. He finished in third […]

Athletes of the Week: Undefeated season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer As the clock on the scoreboard counted down in the Clarkston Girls JV Basketball’s last game of the season on Feb. 22, they knew they achieved their goal of going undefeated. “They had great team chemistry,” said Kirstie Arendsen, head coach. The season began with the girls […]

Leaders to the end

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Fans at Clarkston High School erupted in cheers as head coach Dan Fife held up the district trophy, Friday night. The Wolves defeated Oxford, 77-35, for their 40th district win. “When we’re shooting like that, it’s an easy coaching job,” said Fife, long-time head coach of the […]

Rulers of the league!

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers knocked out Hazel Park in the running for the OAA Red league title last Thursday as they claimed their 12th consecutive league title with a 48-38 win. “It was a great win,” said Dan Fife, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “You could tell our […]

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