Double header a smash hit

Double header a smash hit

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston Varsity Softball’s strong hitting continued as they mercied Oxford in two games last Thursday at home. “We can hit,” said Don Peters, head coach. “They ripped the cover off the ball. What I am proud of is the depth – just put someone in and they […]

Hot hitting against cold temps

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With games cancelled due to weather and field conditions, Clarkston Varsity Softball was ready to play last week and it showed as they went 5-0. “You have to toughen up this time of the year,” said Don Peters, head coach, adding the players have been patient with […]

Softball battles wind for wins

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The strong wind brought in the cold, but Clarkston Varsity Softball heated up the field with two wins in their season opener against South Lyon East. They won the first game with a solo walk-off home run from junior Hannah Cady in the bottom of the seventh […]

Springing into spring

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves swing into a new spring season this Thursday as they host South Lyon East. “It looks good,” said Don Peters, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Softball as the team gets ready for the game. “It’s exciting to start a new season and we are opening […]

Grad earns state title

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Paige Blevins can add one more title to her name after being named Miss Softball by the Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association. “I was pretty shocked,” said the Central Michigan University bound softball player. “It is a huge achievement for somebody. It has always been a […]

Energy propels to trophy

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The energy was high as Clarkston hitters danced near their home dugout to a Pitbull song on Saturday afternoon. The energy carried over into two games as the Clarkston Varsity Softball team claimed their back-to-back district championship. The girls opened with a 2-1 win over Oxford in […]

32-1 Wolves head into last week before districts

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It was a tough night at Oxford but Clarkston hitters succeeded in walking away with the OAA Red Championship, last Thursday. “Oxford was a war which we expected,” said Clarkston Varsity Softball Head Coach Don Peters. “They are a really good team and we will see. We […]

Victory at tournament

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston kept opponents to two runs during a tournament in Alpena as the number one ranked team in the state topped three rivals on Saturday. The Clarkston Girls Softball team opened the tournament with a 15-0 victory over Garden City before topping host Alpena, 10-0. Imlay City […]

Stars of tournament

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hitters continued to show their skills on the diamond as they put away more teams last week and gave their head coach, Don Peters, his 900th win. The Clarkston Softball Varsity team opened the week with two shutouts against Troy Athens on May 1. “We were slow […]

Undefeated on the diamond

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hitters remained undefeated as they struck down Lake Orion and North Farmington in double headers last week. “It was exciting,” said Clarkston Varsity Softball Head Coach Don Peters. “The girls continue to play hard and stay focused. They made some great plays defensively against both Lake Orion […]