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 […]

Athletes of the Week: County champs

Grapplers dominated the mats as they won the Oakland Country Wrestling Championship, Dec. 21. “It’s always a big tournament in Oakland County,” said Joe Wood, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Wrestling. “There’s tough teams in our county. Oxford is always good, Rochester Adams is good. We welcome the competition, and we are excited to be […]

Athletes of The Week: Champions on the field

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer team did things a little differently this year – starting with playing a more possession styled play not normally used in high school soccer. “They developed very well during the season,” said Ian Jones, head coach. “They played direct. They really worked on it. They grasped it and at the […]

Athletes of the Week: Signs of success

Clarkston celebrated five athletes as made their mark on their Letters of Intent during the Fall Signing, Nov. 7. Emily and Mallory Ferguson, cross country and track, University of Toledo; Caroline Hughes, swimming, Cleveland State University; Shawn Slater, cross country and track, Oakland University; and Jaclyn Marra, soccer, University of Miami – Florida. Jeff Kosin, […]

Athlete of the Week: Blocking shots

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior goalkeeper Noah Bridgeman finished his final season with three shutouts as the Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer team won the district crown, Oct. 20. The 2-0 win over Rochester Adams for the district championship was one of his favorite games during the season. “We have had such […]

Athlete of the Week: Love for the team

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Sophomore Makenzie Zacharias stays on the sidelines as the the Clarkston Varsity Football players exit the field after their Friday night games. Each week it is the same as she isn’t quite ready to leave the track – she loves cheering for her team. “She is usually […]

Athlete of The Week: A step above

Senior Tristan Mattson is making an impact every Friday night with his kicking game. Mattson went 3-for-3 on PATs and scored on three field goals during the Clarkston Varsity Football’s 30-21 win over Southfield Arts & Technology on Friday. He scored on a 42-yard field goal in the second quarter and scored on a 46-yard […]

Athletes of The Week: Riding past districts

The Clarkston Equestrian Team finished three district championship meets as Reserve District Champions in the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association. They finished in second place by just a handful of points behind Oxford, the 2017 state champions. Clarkston also received the Spirit Award. Next for the riders is the regional meet at the Ingham County fairgrounds, […]

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