Final 4 finish for varsity CHS sluggers

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer “Every day is a great day” is Don Peters’ motto and for him and Clarkston Varsity Softball it was a great season as they ended the year in the Final Four. “It was a great ride,” the head coach said smiling about the young team of five […]

Palace shares how his goals led to being a Tiger

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Tigers of Pine Knob Elementary excitedly welcomed Detroit Tiger Sam Palace with a growl during his visit on June 1. “It’s surreal,” said Palace, a 2004 Clarkston High School graduate. “I am just glad I can pass down anything they can take with them. I really […]

Learn and play at camps

It’s not to late to register for athletic summer camps held by award winning coaches offered through Clarkston Community Education. Clarkston Varsity Baseball Head Coach Phil Price hosts Summer Baseball Clinics with players ages 7-14 with two sessions. The first session is for beginner to intermediate level players, June 19-22; the second session is for […]

Top ten finish on the green in finals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves have been busy on the greens the last few weeks with finishing in the top five in the state championship, finishing second at regional and winning the league title. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team finished the season taking fourth place at the MHSAA Lower […]

Athletes of the Week: Signing away

It was a busy week for five seniors on the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team as they finished high school, battled Blackhawks, and shared where they will go next for college. Ryan Bennett, Sheldon Bourdeau, Quinn Dobrzelewski, Jake Hodges and Aidan Nolan signed their letters of intent for continuing to play lacrosse in front of […]

Queens on the diamond

BY JACK KUCZMANSKI Clarkston News Student Writer The only thing hotter than the outside temperature this past Saturday afternoon were the bats of the Clarkston Varsity Softball team. After a full day of fast paced, high octane regional softball action, the Lady Wolves hoisted another trophy as they were crowned as MHSAA Regional Champions. Their […]

Wolves beat Dragons in regionals

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston Boys Lacrosse Head Coach Brian Kaminskas paused for a moment while the boys celebrated their regional win on May 31. Which was more exciting for them – a win over Lake Orion or to win the regional crown? “That’s tough,” he admitted. “I am going […]

Athletes of The Week: Top of the county

The Lady Wolves defended their home track as they finished the 32nd Gordie Richardson Annual Oakland County 7th & 8th Grade Track Meet last Thursday. The eighth graders from Clarkston Junior High School scored 81 points to take first place. “This is the first time in the 32 year history of the county meet that […]

Heroics, heartbreak on diamond

BY JACK KUCZMANSKI Clarkston News Student Writer The Wolves fought hard this past Saturday at their MHSAA Baseball District tournament, but, after winning an incredible semi-final matchup in extra-innings, they were defeated in the finals by Lake Orion. The day began with one of the most intense baseball games some fans have witnessed, as the […]

District dominance over Mott, Oxford

  BY JACK KUCZMANSKI Clarkston News Student Writer The Clarkston Softball team entered hostile Dragon territory this past Saturday, and after two dominant pitching and hitting performances they emerged as MHSAA District Champions. The girls began their championship campaign at noon against the Corsairs of Waterford Mott, and within a minute it was clear the […]

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