Athlete of the Week: Winning in honor of coach

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Brenham Covert is a natural gymnast and finished his first year competing winning five championships including a state championship and four district level championships. “I was really proud of myself,” said the fourth grader from Independence Elementary. “All my hard work paid off. I was very happy […]

Athlete of the Week: Titles Grant-ed

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Grant Berden kept busy during spring break as he won the NUWAY Individual Nationals Championship and MYWAY State Championship for his weight class. Berden, a first-grader at Clarkston Elementary, defeated four wrestlers in the MYWAY State Championship in the 52-pound weight class, March 30. “It felt really […]

Athlete of the Week: Luther on dream team

Clarkston High School senior Josh Luther was selected for the 2018 Football Academic All-State Dream Team. Athletes are chosen for the dream team by the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association. It is an elite group of 28 scholar athletes nominated by their head coach and picked based upon grade point average and ACT/SAT score. […]

Athletes of the Week: Elite Eight for Everest

The Clarkston Everest Collegiate Girls Varsity Basketball team made its mark as the team finished in the Elite Eight of the MHSAA Division 4 Girls Basketball playoffs. “They had an incredible late season run in the state tournament,” said Erin Van Wagoner, head coach. The Mountaineers defeated three teams to secure the program’s third district […]

Athletes of The Week: Winning season for young team

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball opened the season with two losses but bounced back going on a 17-game winning streak before closing the season. “I am proud of the way we played this year,” said Tim Wasilk, head coach. “We had a great season.” He added he was proud of the kids especially the new […]

Athletes of the Week: Icers finish 19-7

Clarkston Varsity Hockey continues to improve and this winter finished the season with a 19-7 overall record. “It certainly was a successful season,” said Karl Daiek, head coach. The boys finished the season against Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Prep, which was close going int the third period, 3-2. The Eaglets scored three goals after penalties […]

Athletes of the Week: Victors on the court

The Clarkston Boys JV Basketball team finished the winter season last Thursday against Bloomfield Hills. The boys finished with a 54-36 win for a 18-1 overall record and an 11-1 record in the Oakland Athletics Association Red division. They went on a 15-0 run before their only loss of the season which was to North […]

Athletes of the Week: Ready for the next level

Clarkston celebrated 23 athletes as they signed their Letters of Intent in front of friends and family during the Winter Signing, Feb. 13. The following signed: Jeremy Cavallo, cross country, Wayne State University; Grace Nolan, cross country and track and field, Oakland University; Mark Sprague, cross country and track and field, Hillsdale College; Brendan Barker, […]

Athletes of the Week: Lift to the top

Clarkston High School Powerlifters Abbie Boggs, Avery Grail and Stewart Lenk took the top three places in their weight classes during the regional meet at Manistee, Jan. 26. “I am insanely proud of their efforts,” said Lucas Sanders, coach for the powerlifting program. “I knew all of them had the strength to do well. The […]

Athlete of the Week: Swimmingly successful

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Callaway Grainer is ready for the future after announcing he will continue his swimming career at Grand Valley State University on the 2019-2020 Swim and Dive team. “I want to keep swimming in college because I like how the sport keeps me in shape, helps me manage […]

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