Third times the charm for JV

JV racers finished the season ruling the slopes. The Clarkston Girls JV Ski team won the Don Thomas JV Championship for the third year in a row and finished first place in the Pine Knob High School League JV Divisionals. They scored 23 points for their first place finish at the Don Thomas JV Championship […]

Skiers state-bound after regional success

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves punched their tickets to compete in the MHSAA Division 1 Skiing State Finals in Harbor Springs. The Clarkston Girls Varsity Ski team finished as champions at the MHSAA Division 1 Regional 2 competition at Mt. Holly with 30 points, Feb. 10. “It was awesome,” said […]

Champions of division race at Pine Knob Ski Resort

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves ruled the slopes as the girls varsity ski team won the Pine Knob League Division, Feb. 2. “It’s the first time since 2014 the girls were able to win the division,” said Brian Popelier, head coach. “I am really pleased to be able to have […]

Regional meet for chance to race at states

Though Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow on Sunday’s Groundhog Day, predicting an early spring, the Clarkston High School Ski teams are hoping he’s wrong so they have ideal winter conditions for the rest of their season. They raced against Waterford United and Everest Collegiate during the third week of competition, beating both teams. The […]

Skiers start season strong

BY CATHERINE OSBORN Special to The Clarkston News The Clarkston Ski Teams are back on the slopes and started the season strong at Pine Knob Ski & Snowboard Resort. Clarkston competes in the Pine Knob Division within the Michigan High School Athletic Association. Competitors in the division are Bloomfield Hills, Cranbrook/Kingswood, Detroit Country Day, Lake […]

Clarkston skiers heat up the slopes

BY CATHERINE OSBORN Special to The Clarkston News The warm weather followed the Clarkston ski teams to Boyne Mountain as they competed in the MHSAA Division 1 State Finals on Feb. 26. The weekend leading up to the finals at Boyne Mountain was filled with rain and warm weather, both the boys and girls ski […]

Skiers capture Pine Knob Division races

BY CATHERINE OSBORN Special to The Clarkston News The Clarkston Boys Ski Team won the Pine Knob Division, just edging out the boys of Notre Dame Prep as the Clarkston Girls finished fifth overall in the division last week. “It was really a surprise to win,” said Justin Osborn, senior assistant captain. “We knew we […]

Wolves open season strong on the Pine Knob’s snowy slopes

BY CATHERINE OSBORN Special to The Clarkston News Clarkston skiers had a strong performance in their opening match for the Giant Slalom race, despite the rain and warm weather, Jan. 24. “Tough weather conditions for the first race of the season,” said Coach Mike Foyteck. “Both teams have a lot of work to do to […]