Athlete of the Week: The height of success

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Matt Nicholson is one of five finalists selected by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan for the 40th Hal Schram Mr. Basketball award. The 7-foot-1 center has helped the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team win another OAA Red league title and been a threat for opponents […]

Athlete of the Week: Ready to take his shot

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Long snapper Jenson Walker plans to take his skills to Southeast Missouri State University after signing his Letter of Intent to become a Redhawk, Feb. 5. Walker, a Clarkston resident and senior at Holly High School, noted what stood out about SEMO was the academics and the […]

Athlete of the Week: New Year’s dance

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Abigail Angona spent a portion of her holiday break dancing in Italy. Angona, a Clarkston High School sophomore and member of the Clarkston Varsity Pom Pom team, received an opportunity of a lifetime to dance in Rome’s New Year’s Day parade with 400 others from the United […]

Athlete of the Week: Mountaineer scores big

Sophomore Lucas Cross had a memorable season with the Clarkston Everest Collegiate Boys Varsity Soccer team in the fall. He scored 24 goals and had 18 assists in 19 games while the boys won the district and regional titles. He was also named First Team All-State by the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association and […]

Athlete of the Week: All-State honors

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With a big smile and pen in hand, Clarkston High School senior Jordan Newblatt signed her letter of intent to continue her education and volleyball career at Marist College. “I felt like everything was lining up,” she said about Marist when she was looking at colleges. “They […]

Athlete of the Week: Finishing on a Wise note

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Ethan Wise finished his final season with Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer with 13 goals and ten assists to aid the team in their winning season. His favorite moment from the season was scoring the tie-breaking goal against Goodrich on senior night for the 2-1 win. Wise […]

Athlete of the Week: State finalist ready for college

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Frankie Piana is one of the toughest players on the tennis court. “He is a grinder,” said Chas Claus, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis. “Frankie might be the toughest player on the court. I have never seen him back down to anybody. Even when […]

Athlete of the Week: Baylis is Mr. Tennis

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Luke Baylis finished his fall tennis season being named Mr. Tennis, winning the state championship in his flight and signing to continue his career at Michigan State University. “I was pretty surprised,” he said about hearing the news he received Michigan High School Tennis Coaches Association […]

Athlete of the Week: Passion for running

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Mia Patria ended her final cross country season with Clarkston High School top in the state. She finished in sixth place in the time of 18:10.1 at the MHSAA Division 1 Girls Cross Country State Finals, Nov. 2. “Mia’s performance is just phenomenal,” said Coach Kevin […]

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; […]

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