Athlete of the Week: Dunking Dylan

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Dylan Alderson committed to playing basketball to University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, but he isn’t taking it easy during his last year in high school. He led the Wolves last week as he posted 27 points against Hazel Park and 28 against Warren Fitzgerald High School […]

Athlete of the Week: Ayotte leads on defense

Junior Kiana Ayotte made her presence known as the Clarkston Girls Varsity Basketball team hosted Lake Orion on Dec. 16. During the 67-43 win over the Dragons, the 5-foot-1 point guard posted seven points and three assists and was on fire on defense stopping Lake Orion every opportunity she could. “I am so impressed with […]

Athlete of the Week: Butterfly champ

Rhianna Hensler swam her way into first place during the MHSAA Girls Swim & Dive Division 3 State Championships at Holland Aquatic Center, Nov. 18-19. Hensler, a Clarkston resident and freshman at Notre Dame Prep in Pontiac, finished with a time of 56.21 in the 100-yard butterfly and became state champion in the event. She […]

Athlete of the Week: Moreno continues passion for soccer

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Jacob Moreno visited his next school on a recent trip to California. Next fall he is attending Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego where he will continue playing soccer and plans to study Marine Biology. “It was a blast,” he said, adding the campus drew […]

Athlete of the Week – Growing strong on the court

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Lady Wolves are prepared to block opponents from points this week in the MHSAA Volleyball Districts as the competition has to watch out for the powerful swings from junior Abbey Malinowski. “We are improving every day in practice which is really good to see especially right […]

Athlete of the Week: Top of track and field

Bo Anderson, an eighth-grader at Clarkston Junior High School, qualified and competed for Waza Track Club in three events for the AAU National Junior Olympic Outdoor Track and Field Champions, held July 30-Aug. 6. He competed in the javelin, 1,500-meter run and the 3,000-meter run at Renaissance High School in Detroit in July to qualify […]

Athlete of the Week – Victories for Vandermeer

Nathan Vandermeer is gearing up for wrestling at the collegiate level when he heads to Findlay University this fall. Before spending the summer practicing with his brothers he was recruited to wrestle with Michigan Gold Pitbulls in the AAU Wrestling Scholastic Duals in Orlando, Fl. at Disney World with over 100 teams attending, June 12-15. […]

Athlete of the Week: Throwing strong

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Two games came to mind as Hailey Minton reflected on her first year pitching for the Clarkston Varsity Softball team. The first she noted was against Troy Athens where she threw the most strikeouts she had during a game and her first shut out. The second was the […]

Athlete of the Week – Taking control at half

  Senior Nick Bowman helped his team in a big way in a short amount of time against Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Prep. Bowman scored three goals in a span of 42 seconds before the first half closed in the Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse team’s game on March 30. It helped boost the boys to […]

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