Ford Field bound for fourth state title

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves are heading back to Ford Field for the fourth time in six years, ready to take on Chippewa Valley for the state championship, Saturday, 1 p.m. “It never gets old, it never gets old,” smiled Kurt Richardson, long-time Clarkston Varsity Football head coach after they […]

Rushers fill shelves with food at Lighthouse

  The shelves at Lighthouse of Clarkston are less bare after the Clarkston Football Program brought in 6,161 pounds of donations during their 21st Annual Rush for Food. The goal was 8,000 pounds and the Rush for Food committee explained this year they asked for donations of toiletries which was in more need instead of […]

Lessons learned in loss

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves were back on the football field on Monday afternoon using their first loss of the season against West Bloomfield to get better. “We made a lot of mistakes at key times,” long-time Clarkston Varsity Football Head Coach Kurt Richardson reflected about the 37-15 loss. “They […]

Big win at Big House

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston’s gridiron heroes celebrated on the sidelines at University of Michigan as the clock counted down. For the second year, the Wolves were victorious in the Battle at the Big House, with a 42-7 win over Lapeer. “We played pretty well all the way around,” said Kurt […]

8,000 goal in Rush for Food

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Conner Heaton and junior Max Nicklin remember when they toured Lighthouse as freshman during the Clarkston Football Program’s Rush for Food. “It’s shocking almost going in there and seeing how bare they are,” Heaton shared. “Once we are done, it’s overfilled with bags and carts of […]

Nicklin returns to field after injury

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Noah Nicklin can’t wait to get back on the football field to play with his Clarkston Varsity Football teammates and for the community. Nicklin fractured his fibula and separated his ankle during the Wolves’ 41-7 loss to Romeo in the last game of the season on […]

Dragons downed for Red title

  BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Michael Fluegel and JT King carried the Clarkston/Lake Orion rivalry trophy to family and friends waiting for the gridiron heroes to walk off the field. It was time to celebrate. The Wolves defeated the Dragons, 45-16, last Friday and won a share of the OAA Red title […]

Come back against Wildcats

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The gridiron heroes bounced back from their first loss to close the game against Oxford last Friday, 38-7. “We always talk about you want to win but you want to get better,” said Kurt Richardson, long-time head coach for Clarkston Varsity Football. “We gave one away (against […]

Touchdown for a cure

The Clarkston Wolves gridiron gang trade their blue and gold jerseys for pink and light blue for their Eighth Annual Football for a Cure, their pre-season scrimmage, on Saturday, Aug. 13. T-shirts and jerseys are currently available. The cost to purchase a commemorative jersey is $100 and a commemorative name plate is $50. T-shirts are […]