Wolves ‘happy to play’ as postseason begins

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Last year, the basketball season ended earlier than players and coaches anticipated with the COVID pandemic just beginning. Now the Wolves are ready for this year’s playoffs which start this week with the district playoffs. “Last year we were playing good basketball,” said Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball […]

Cagers top league foes in wins

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves bounced back from two losses with three wins last week. “It was a good week for us,” said Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball Head Coach Tim Wasilk. “I am proud of the kids for playing tough and excited for what the rest of the season will […]

Clarkston bounces back from loss with big win over Farmington

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers brought intensity to their 70-40 win over Farmington on Friday night at the Dan Fife Field House. They opened the game with four points from Mike DePillo and Luke Scherler and closed the first quarter with a 19-6 lead. “I liked our intensity from the start,” […]

Cagers dominate court in first trio of games

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves opened the season with three wins following short practice time after tryouts last week. “We are trying to figure things out with limited practices,” said Tim Wasilk, head coach for Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball. “I am happy with our team right now. We have some […]

Two years, two state trophies

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It was the ending all teams dream of – holding up the state championship trophy in victory. The Clarkston cagers dominated Michigan State University’s Breslin Center to bring home a back-to-back MHSAA Class A Boys Basketball State Championship with a 81-38 win over Holland West Ottawa on […]

700 wins for Fife

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer A large yellow poster saying “700” rose in the bleachers as the scoreboard counted down the final seconds in the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball regional win over Orchard Lake St. Mary’s at West Bloomfield, lofted by fans of coach Dan Fife. The 58-35 win marked the 700th […]

Kithier denied

Clarkston High School senior Thomas Kithier’s attempt to play with his teammates on the boys varsity basketball team was denied on Jan. 11. U.S. District Judge Marianne O. Battani ruled against his preliminary injunction which would have allowed Kithier to play. She cited he did not have a constitutional right to play extra-curricular sports and […]

Shooting power to open 2018

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Cagers opened the new year with two wins in the OAA Red including a win over Southfield Arts & Technology, who they lost to last season, with a 75-47 score last Friday. “We started off on fire,” said Dan Fife, long time head coach for Clarkston Boys […]

Eagles stopped in mid-flight

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves are back home this Thursday night after continuing their winning streak against the Romulus Eagles with a 57-51 win. “We prevailed,” said Dan Fife, long-time head coach for the Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team. “We got up, we got down. We got up and we […]