Five innings to winning regional championship

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves happily accepted the MHSAA Softball Division 1 Regional 7 trophy at Oxford High School on Saturday after taking down two teams in five innings. “It is well-deserved,” said Clarkston Varsity Softball Head Coach Don Peters. “The girls have worked hard all year. This is good […]

Season ends at district semifinals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It wasn’t the ending they wanted when the Clarkston Varsity Baseball team closed the season early in the playoffs. “We had higher expectations going into the season,” said Jake Arendsen said. They lost to Oxford in the MHSAA Baseball Division 1 District 28 Semifinals, 3-0. “We fell […]

Baseball splits with Croswell-Lexington

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves took to the diamond on Saturday to honor Ryan Kennedy. “It was awesome,” said Clarkston Varsity Baseball Head Coach Jake Arendsen, who played for Oakland University when the team adopted Kennedy as a team member before he passed away in 2012. “It was great to […]

Giotti gets the win for Wolves in series

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Fans held their breath as a deep fly ball soared into left field during the top of the seventh inning as Clarkston Varsity Baseball hosted Rochester Adams last Wednesday. The hit by the Highlanders would bring in a runner to tie the game. But they were stopped […]

Sluggers primed for league play

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Baseball team battled against three teams last week as they added wins and losses. The Wolves opened the week with a split in the double header against Davison, April 9. They won the first game in a five-inning mercy, 11-0 after opening the game […]

Clarkston High School baseball off and running

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The rain dance is not something the players on the Clarkston Varsity Baseball team want to do this week as they head into five games coming back from spring break. “We have a full schedule,” said Jake Arendsen. “We have potentially five games if the weather holds. […]

Contagious energy focal point for baseball

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The bitter taste of last season’s Clarkston Varsity Baseball closer after 14 innings was still in Jake Arendsen’s mouth months later. “It was one of the first things I talked about when I got hired in September,” said the new head coach for the baseball team. Arendsen […]

Heroics, heartbreak on diamond

BY JACK KUCZMANSKI Clarkston News Student Writer The Wolves fought hard this past Saturday at their MHSAA Baseball District tournament, but, after winning an incredible semi-final matchup in extra-innings, they were defeated in the finals by Lake Orion. The day began with one of the most intense baseball games some fans have witnessed, as the […]

Victory at Pops tournament

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves were victorious at the new Roy “Pops” Warner Classic tournament last Saturday as they went 3-0 for the day. “I liked the way we battled,” said Phil Price, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Baseball. “Playing three games in one day is tough. Mentally they battled […]