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; […]

Athlete of the Week: Fittest teen in Clarkston

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Claire Doty is one of the top Fittest Teens on Earth after competing in the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games, Aug. 1-4. Doty, a sophomore at Clarkston High School, competed in the 14- and 15-year-old age bracket and finished in tenth place. “The CrossFit Games was so much […]

Athlete of the Week: Catching honors

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Jack Anderson closed his final season with the Clarkston Varsity Baseball team with accolades. He received All-State Academics honor, All-Region, All-District, All-League and Clarkston Varsity Offensive MVP. Anderson finished his senior year with 27 RBIs, four more than his junior year where he finished with 24. He […]

Athlete of the Week: Cady named All-American catcher

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hannah Cady is looking forward to going to to Huntington Beach, California, for the second consecutive year to play softball. Cady and her teammates from Finesse 18U Rex played in the Crown Point No. 2, a Premier Girls Fastpitch qualifier, in Indiana, June 21-23. “We won that […]

Athlete of the Week: Strikeouts lead to wins

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Pitcher Olivia Warrington made an impact on Clarkston Varsity Softball both on and off of the field. To top off her senior year with the team, she had 14 strikeouts against Hartland in the MHSAA Division 1 Softball Quarterfinals as the Wolves won, 11-3. “Olivia really pitched […]

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 […]

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 […]