Success at volleyball camp

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Kelly Pinner shared her final tips to the players in the morning session of Clarkston Volleyball Camp, June 30 – to continue working and practicing during summer. Pinner, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Volleyball, added it will pay off for when the players tryout for the fall season. […]

Touchdown for a cure

The Clarkston Wolves gridiron gang trade their blue and gold jerseys for pink and light blue for their Eighth Annual Football for a Cure, their pre-season scrimmage, on Saturday, Aug. 13. T-shirts and jerseys are currently available. The cost to purchase a commemorative jersey is $100 and a commemorative name plate is $50. T-shirts are […]

Athletes of the Week: Climbing to the top

  BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer It was three years in the making for the Mountaineers and the work paid off as they won the MHSAA Boys Golf Division 4 State Championship by 28 strokes at Michigan State University, June 10-11. “After our first taste of what it was like when we qualified […]

RUSH races

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Staff Writer The days are narrowing down to the 9th Annual RUSH Regatta at Deer Lake Beach this Saturday. “I am dreading sinking,” said Clarkston High School senior Conor Look about his first Regatta, adding he hopes to super waterproof the cardboard and duct tape boat. Students from Team RUSH […]

Building onto softball skills

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Mackenzie Kramer smiled as she stepped off the field as Adventures in Softball campers finished their last scrimmage last Thursday. The camp, held for players ages 6-12, included throwing, fielding, hitting, bunting, slapping, base running, pitching, catching and sliding. The camp was led by Clarkston Varsity Softball Head […]

AE Field Day Fun

Whether it was Big Wheel racing, Potato Hockey, launching water balloons from a sling shot. Andersonville Elementary’s Field Day was the perfect way to end the school year heading into summer vacation.

Athletes of the Week: Scholarship honorees

Savannah Spring and Anthony Reiner, 2016 graduates from Clarkston High School, were this year’s recipients of the Steve Howe Scholarship. Spring had 24 RBIs off of her 29 hits during her senior season with the Clarkston Varsity Softball team. She hit one home run and three doubles. She also stole eight bases. Reiner had a […]

Writers honored

Sashabaw Middle School’s Junior Optimist Club celebrated the writing work of students in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry with certificates and snacks, May 25. The writers submitted 86 entries in the program, which was judged by Clarkston Optimists Judy Parnes, Gerry Schmidt, and Linda Danek.

All-American selected

Jake Hodges, a Clarkston High School junior, was named as a 2016 Brine National High School All-American. He was also selected to represent Michigan at the Brine National Lacrosse Classic held in Richmond, Virginia from July 19-22. Sheldon Bourdeau and Quinn Dobrezelewski, his teammates from the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse, will be joining him. “He […]