Double header a smash hit

Double header a smash hit

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston Varsity Softball’s strong hitting continued as they mercied Oxford in two games last Thursday at home. “We can hit,” said Don Peters, head coach. “They ripped the cover off the ball. What I am proud of is the depth – just put someone in and they […]

Athletes of the Week: ‘Dawgs sizzle Chargers

The Clarkston Riverdawgs 13U team won the 25th Annual Clarkston Classic, held at Clintonwood Park, April 26-28. They went 3-0-1 for the weekend tournament and won the championship game against the Orion Chargers on Sunday, 18-10. Both teams scored two runs in the opening inning of the game. Then, the ‘Dawgs took an early lead […]

Coach Price recognized for 27 years of baseball success

Coach Price recognized for 27 years of baseball success

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Phil Price cheers for the Clarkston Varsity Baseball team but now it’s as a fan instead of head coach – he’s retired after 27 years. “It’s been a good run,” Price said. “It was just time. I never wanted to be that coach who was coaching to […]

Youth Soccer Night coming up Friday

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Kickers with the Clarkston Girls Soccer program are excited as they host the annual Youth Soccer Night this Friday which includes a shoot out where kids can win a free hot dog. Youths can also enjoy the JV and varsity teams play Davison and trying to win […]

Track, field teams ready for strong finish at OAA meet

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston High School Track and Field teams are ready as they head to Oxford for the OAA Red Championships, set for this Thursday. “We are in good shape,” said Kevin Breen, head coach. “Lake Orion is a really good team. They have a returning state champ […]

Team on course for success

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team dominated at two tournaments last week. They took first place at the Loop High School Classic at Forest Dunes out of 15 teams with a score of 298, May 8. Patrick Deardorff finished in second place with a par of 71, out of 74 golfers. Noah Bridgeman finished in […]

Lessons learned in loss

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer A loss to the Dragons helped the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team shut down Davison during Game for Hope on Saturday. The Wolves lost by four points to Lake Orion on April 11, 11-7. “It’s definitely a game we competed in and could have won,” said Brian […]

Hot hitting against cold temps

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With games cancelled due to weather and field conditions, Clarkston Varsity Softball was ready to play last week and it showed as they went 5-0. “You have to toughen up this time of the year,” said Don Peters, head coach, adding the players have been patient with […]

Athletes of the Week: Playing for hope

The Clarkston Lacrosse program is hosting their annual Game for Hope this Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. The annual fundraiser began 13 years ago as a tribute to Frank Kaminskas, “Big Poppa,” the father of Boys Varsity Head Coach Brian Kaminskas. Clarkston Lacrosse continues to recognize Big Poppa each year at this event to […]

Wolves place in top ten in invitational at Oxford High

The Clarkston High School Track and Field teams split their meet against Rochester Adams last Wednesday. The girls team won their meet 73-55, taking first place in nine events. The 3,200-meter relay team of Emily Ferguson, Mallory Ferguson, Grace Nolan and Elizabeth Dalrymple finished in first place, 9:50.4. The 800-meter relay team of Karlie Mattinson, […]

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