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 […]

Athlete of the Week: Reflections on championship

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With a minute left in the MHSAA Boys Basketball Class A State Championship game, junior CJ Robinson looked at the clock and the score, quickly doing the math in his head. “I felt we had a good chance of winning,” he said, adding when he made […]

Athlete of The Week: Placing at the top

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hard work paid off for Sawyer Haiss as he finished in first place at the 2017 Men’s Gymnastics State Competition for his age and level. “I was really excited,” said the 11-year-old who is a sixth grader at Sashabaw Middle School when they announced his name. “I […]

Athlete of the Week: Repeat champion

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Eighth grader Rocco Spindler kept his pinning streak going as he took down three opponents at the Oakland County 7th & 8th Wrestling tournament for his second county title, March 11. “It was huge,” said the Clarkston Junior High School student. “It is the biggest meet of […]

Athlete of The Week: Wolverine on the run

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Jake Dolan smiled as he penned his name in front of friends and family to continue running cross country at University of Michigan – Dearborn, Feb. 8 “It’s exciting,” he said about signing. “I am glad I am done with everything. It’s exciting I will have […]