Fife “fun”damentals

Dan Fife watched as young basketball players honed their skills last week. Fife, who retired as head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball early last fall, was back in the gym for Fife Fundamental Basketball Camp, for boys going into grades fourth through sixth. “I like seeing the kids,” he said. “I like to watch […]

Football camp at Everest

Young gridiron heroes had fun during the Everest “All for Him” Football Camp, June 25-27. Campers in third through sixth grade worked on fundamentals with the help of Everest Collegiate High School Football players. The campers worked on offense, defense, and special teams, with competitions each day including the 40-yard dash, short shuttle, punt, pass, […]

Kids learn basics at robotics camp

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Kids were busy at work figuring what adjustments they had to do to their robots during RUSH Robotics Camp last week. They learned about NXT robots, built a robot and then learned how to move it a little bit at a time. “Then, we have them start […]

Enroll now in camps led by title-winning coaches and players

The school year is close to the end and registration is open for summer camps through Clarkston Community Education. Varsity Coach Christine Rogers and her staff and players host Clarkston Girls Basketball Camp, June 11-14, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. for girls going into grades 3-9. Designed for players of all ages. Includes 5 vs. […]

Learn and play at camps

It’s not to late to register for athletic summer camps held by award winning coaches offered through Clarkston Community Education. Clarkston Varsity Baseball Head Coach Phil Price hosts Summer Baseball Clinics with players ages 7-14 with two sessions. The first session is for beginner to intermediate level players, June 19-22; the second session is for […]

Building onto softball skills

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Mackenzie Kramer smiled as she stepped off the field as Adventures in Softball campers finished their last scrimmage last Thursday. The camp, held for players ages 6-12, included throwing, fielding, hitting, bunting, slapping, base running, pitching, catching and sliding. The camp was led by Clarkston Varsity Softball Head […]

Robotics Camp

Campers cheered as their robots successfully went through the tasks set in front of them during RUSH Robotics Camp last week. Campers had a four day taste of what they could do during the FIRST LEGO League as they learned about NXT robotics including programming and sensors during the camp. They built their robots and […]

Lacrosse campers on field

Young players picked up their lacrosse sticks and spent a few days of their summer vacation at the Clarkston High School field last week. They honed their skills in dodging, shooting, passing , scooping and learned tidbits from current Clarkston Boys Varsity Lacrosse players and collegiate players. “It’s good for everyone,” said Brian Kaminskas, head […]

Learning skills on court

Over 70 girls spent the first week of summer break working on their basketball skills during Dare to Dream Basketball Camp. Girls in grades third through ninth worked on fundamentals every day such as ball-handling, defense, passing, rebounding footwork, pivoting, one-on-one moves and shooting. “It helps us to really get them to play for us […]

Summer camp fun begins June 20

Join Clarkston Girls’ Basketball for Dare to Dream, June 20-23, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for girls going into grades 3-9. The cost is $115. Varsity Coach Kelly Pinner and staff host Clarkston Volleyball Camp, June 27-July 1, at Clarkston High School for girls going into grades 5-12. The cost is $100. Fife Fundamentals Basketball […]