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. […]

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 […]

Athlete of The Week: Racing to top finishes

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Katie Bayley finished her fourth and final trip to the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Ski State Finals in eighth place. During her four years as a racer with the Clarkston Girls Varsity Ski team she spent two years as captain; has gone to the finals as […]

Athlete of The Week: Hitting 1,000 milestone

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Kayla Luchenbach hit her 1,000-point milestone as the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball defeated Stoney Creek last Friday. “It felt really good knowing I have had such a successful four years,” she said. “I definitely couldn’t do it without my teammates. Like today Molly (Nicholson) and Maddie […]

Athlete of the Week: Champion of the lanes

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Drew Sagowitz opened his bowling season as OAA Singles Champion. He bowled games of 166, 212 and 268 to qualify fourth in the tournament with the Clarkston Boys Varsity Bowling team. He defeated three opponents in match play rounds to become champion. Sagowitz said going into […]

Athlete of the Week: All State honors

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Everest Collegiate High School senior Grant Burgess finished his football season with his second First Team All-State honors. He received the honors for his senior season from the Michigan High School Coaches Association. “It is a huge honor,” he said. “It’s an indescribable feeling of all your […]

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