Athlete of the Week: Successful trip south

Clarkston High School senior Abbey “T” Tolmie is using her softball skills this week in South America while playing with Team Canada during the 2019 WBSC Americas U17 Women’s Fastpitch Pan American Championship. As of Tuesday night, the team was 4-0 in pool play after beating host team Colombia, 8-0; Dominican Republic, 18-0; Venezuela, 13-1; […]

Athletes of the Week: Riding into state

The Clarkston Equestrian team is heading to the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association State Championship this week after finishing as region champions. The riders finished as 2019 Region E Champions during the last weekend in September. “So incredibly proud of these riders,” said Jess Dove, head coach. “They certainly earned their title riding all weekend against […]

Athletes of the Week: Players help those in need

Players from the Clarkston Chiefs JV Blue football team spent time off the field and in the kitchen helping others. The Chiefs, along with Coach Jayme Mutter and Coach Adam Streetman worked at the North End Soup Kitchen in Flint, Sept. 22. They prepared a meal for about 75 homeless people from scratch. They cut […]

Athletes of the Week: Football for a Cure

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves and Lake Orion have a big rivalry, but they fight together on the gridiron at their annual Football for a Cure game, this year at Clarkston High School on Oct. 18. Captains senior Datrius McKinney, senior Matt Miller, junior Rocco Spindler and senior Hayden Temple […]

Athletes of The Week: Tournament champs

The Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team dominated the Oxford tournament and avenged two previous losses to foes Lake Orion and the Wildcats, Sept. 7. They beat Oxford 25-22 and 25-21 and defeated Lake Orion in the championship 25-15 and 25-23. “It was a good day for us,” said Kelly Pinner, head coach. “It was nice a […]

Athletes of the Week: Medals for winners

The Clarkston Everest Collegiate Cross Country team finished in fourth place at the Trenton Watermelon Invite, Aug. 29. Four Mountaineers finished in the top 50 – earning medals. Avery Hergott led the team, finishing in 13th place, 22:46.9; Caroline Cross, 14th, with a personal record of 22:47.5, Erin Booms, 27th place, 23:52.8; and Theresa Waller, […]

Athletes of the Week: Spikers’ success

Clarkston JV Volleyball opened the season by winning the Lake Orion Junior Varsity tournament, Aug 24. They finished with a 6-0 record, going 12-0 in sets. The Wolves beat Hartland in the Gold finals. They opened the week at a quad against North Branch, Oxford and Flushing on Tuesday. They head to the Lakeland tournament […]

Athlete of the Week: Fittest teen in Clarkston

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Claire Doty is one of the top Fittest Teens on Earth after competing in the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games, Aug. 1-4. Doty, a sophomore at Clarkston High School, competed in the 14- and 15-year-old age bracket and finished in tenth place. “The CrossFit Games was so much […]

Athletes of the Week: Championship win

The Boys 11-12 team sponsored by Edward Jones – Scott Hazelton Office won the Independence Township Parks, Recreation and Seniors League Championship in a tough game against Premier Eyecare, July 31. “The championship game was exciting,” said Tom Cousins, head coach. “We won 8-4 and are probably the best hitting team in the league.” He […]

Athletes of the Week: Pride in Final Four finish

The Wolves finished their spring season in the Final Four of the MHSAA Division 1 Softball Semifinals with a 9-6 loss to Howell. “It was heartbreaking,” said Don Peters, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Softball. “We battled back to tie it up and just couldn’t hold them. It was an amazing effort to get back […]

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