Athletes of the Week: Lift to the top

Clarkston High School Powerlifters Abbie Boggs, Avery Grail and Stewart Lenk took the top three places in their weight classes during the regional meet at Manistee, Jan. 26. “I am insanely proud of their efforts,” said Lucas Sanders, coach for the powerlifting program. “I knew all of them had the strength to do well. The […]

Athletes of the Week: County champs

Grapplers dominated the mats as they won the Oakland Country Wrestling Championship, Dec. 21. “It’s always a big tournament in Oakland County,” said Joe Wood, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Wrestling. “There’s tough teams in our county. Oxford is always good, Rochester Adams is good. We welcome the competition, and we are excited to be […]

Athletes of The Week: Champions on the field

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Soccer team did things a little differently this year – starting with playing a more possession styled play not normally used in high school soccer. “They developed very well during the season,” said Ian Jones, head coach. “They played direct. They really worked on it. They grasped it and at the […]

Athletes of the Week: Signs of success

Clarkston celebrated five athletes as made their mark on their Letters of Intent during the Fall Signing, Nov. 7. Emily and Mallory Ferguson, cross country and track, University of Toledo; Caroline Hughes, swimming, Cleveland State University; Shawn Slater, cross country and track, Oakland University; and Jaclyn Marra, soccer, University of Miami – Florida. Jeff Kosin, […]

Athletes of The Week: Riding past districts

The Clarkston Equestrian Team finished three district championship meets as Reserve District Champions in the Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association. They finished in second place by just a handful of points behind Oxford, the 2017 state champions. Clarkston also received the Spirit Award. Next for the riders is the regional meet at the Ingham County fairgrounds, […]

Athletes of The Week: Success on the court

Returning Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis players Luke Baylis, Jacob Burkett, Frank Piana and Noah Fasczewski continue to give their opponents tough competition. Within the first four weeks of the fall season, the four Singles players have combined a total record of 69-3 after the Ann Arbor Invite on Sept. 8. Baylis, a junior, is currently […]

Athletes of the Week: First place finish

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves ruled the links as they topped a field of 16 teams during their most recent tournament. The Clarkston Girls Varsity team finished in first place at Lady Falcon Invite at Stoney Creek Metropark, Aug. 27 with a 332 score. “We did really well,” said Lezlie […]

Athletes of the Week: Wolves visit Chiefs

Seniors from the Clarkston Varsity Football team visited the Clarkston Chiefs as they were practicing last week. They shared their experiences playing football as a Wolf and previous Chiefs player and answered questions. The Wolves also picked up donations the Chiefs had brought for the 21st Annual Rush for Food. The varsity team kicks off […]

Athletes of The Week: Successful season for softball

The Clarkston Varsity Softball team finished the season in the Elite Eight, ranked first in the state in Division 1 and only lost three of their 42 games. “It’s amazing,” said Don Peters, head coach. “We played tough competition and tough games. More than not, came out on top. We grew as a team. Our […]

Athletes of The Week: Tourney win for ‘Dawgs

The Clarkston Riverdawgs 12U team won the South Farmington Blues Invitational the weekend of June 16 and 17. The tournament was a USSSA (United States Speciality Sports Association) World Series Qualifier and the Riverdawgs beat the host team, South Farmington Blues, in an tense back and forth game which ended 10-7. The Riverdawgs head to […]

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