Athlete of the Week: Celebrating success

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It was less than a week after the Clarkston Varsity Football team won the state championship and senior Michael Fluegel admitted it was a bit strange not to be at practice as he sat down in The Clarkston News office. But it felt good bringing another state […]

Athlete of the Week: Kick for the win

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer As senior Jermaine Roemer was getting ready to kick his 30-yard field goal in the MHSAA Division 1 Football State Championship, his mom was in the Ford Field stands saying her mantra. “Over the branch and out to the road,” shared Gina, Jermaine’s mother, explaining their side […]

Athlete of the Week: Top ten finalist

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Abbey Malinowski runs into position and jumps into the air as she sends the volleyball over the net for a powerful hit unreturned by the competition. All of the Clarkston High School senior’s hard work with the varsity volleyball team hasn’t gone unnoticed. Malinowski is one of […]

Athlete of the Week: Chosen as one of top freshmen in state

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer When people began congratulating Clarkston Junior High School freshman Claire Nowicki she didn’t know why they were congratulating her. The evening the proud praises began, her mom, Kathleen Nowicki Akin, told her she was named to the 2017 Freaky Freshman list from Michigan High School Volleyball Insider. […]

Athlete of the Week: Regional bound

Georgia Bosart heads Ohio this Saturday to compete in the Drive, Chip, and Putt Championship. The Clarkston resident will visit the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio where she will compete against seven others in the Girls 10-11 division. The winner of the event continues on to the national finals held during the 2018 […]

Athlete of the Week: Softball honors for Gladding

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Alex Gladding finished her senior year celebrating with the Clarkston Varsity Softball team as they ended in the Final Four at state finals. She also celebrated her personal accolades during the season including receiving the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association Scholarship and the Academic All-State Award. […]

Athlete of the Week: Playing strong on varsity

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Lady Hitters have a few more weeks until the MHSAA Softball District playoffs on June 3 and freshman Hannah Cady is ready to help her team win the title. “Cady is a pretty impressive athlete,” said Don Peters, head coach of the Clarkston Varsity Softball team, after […]

Athlete of the Week: Softball future for Clarkston junior

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Junior Paige Blevins is making an impact for the Lady Wolves with big saves and big hits. Within the first few weeks of the Clarkston Girls Varsity Softball games she hit ten home runs including three against Lake Orion in the Lady Wolves double header win, April […]

Athlete of the Week: Swinging into college

Meghan Deardorff marked the beginning of her next chapter as she signed her letter of intent to play golf for Central Michigan University next year. “I feel really excited about my future after signing,” shared the senior at Clarkston High School. “The school has a very nice campus and feels welcoming. The golf program is […]

Athlete of the Week: Chasing a goal

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Chase Nidiffer made a statement when he finished his wrestling season last year at the MYWAY Youth Wrestling State Championship – he was going to be back and he was going to place. The Bailey Lake Elementary Kindergartner fulfilled his goal this season by finishing in second […]