Athlete of the Week: State champion

Mitch Lowney fulfilled his dream and became the individual state champion in the MHSAA Boys Golf Division 4 State Finals, June 7-8. The recent Clarkston Everest Collegiate graduate finished with a total score of 147, as he hit 73 on the first day and 74 on the second day, at the Meadows at Grand Valley […]

Athletes of the Week: Lax can now relax

The Clarkston Girls Varsity Lacrosse team celebrated one more success before the season closed. They won back-to-back district championship and defeated Fenton, 20-2, May 21. The Wolves finished their season in a 17-6 loss to Hartland in the MHSAA Girls Lacrosse Division 1 Regional 4 Semifinals, May 28. Senior Elizabeth Oda and junior Caroline Williamson […]

Athletes of the Week: Rulers on the green

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team ruled the OAA Red at the league championship held at Oakhurst Golf & Country Club, May 21. The Wolves finished as league champions. They went into the meet with 23 points and earned six to take first place in the league. “Winning the league is always a goal for […]

Athletes of the Week: Champions on the court

The Clarkston Everest Collegiate Girls Tennis team clinched their Catholic League title and the Catholic High School League Division 3/4 Championship title, May 11. “I am so proud of how all the players stayed poised throughout the contest,” said Lee Keating, head coach. “I had a Riverview parent and two coaches commenting on what an […]

Athletes of the Week: Signing for future success

Clarkston celebrated 19 athletes as they shared their future plans by signing their National Letters of Intent in front of family and friends during the Spring Signing, May 8. For fall sports, Jacob Burkett, tennis, Hope College; Elizabeth Dalrymple, cross country and track, Wayne State University; Jacob Honstetter, football, Michigan Technological University; Logan Knowlson, tennis, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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