All-State finish at Ford Field

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Jacob Billette, Mackenzie Hanselman and Devin Trevino finished their senior winter season as All-State placers during the MHSAA Wrestling Division 1 Individual State Finals at Ford Field, March 1-2. “I was happy we had those three place,” said Clarkston Varsity Wrestling Head Coach Joe Wood. “They are […]

Grapplers open post season this week with district matches

Clarkston Varsity Wrestling wrapped the regular season last week with a league meet and final dual. The Wolves had 12 place in the top seven during the OAA Red/White league meet last Friday. Ashton Anderson (119) , Cole Wiegers (125), Mac Hanselman (130), Ethan Polick (145), Jacob Billette (152) and Jacob Jones (215) led the […]

Take down on Wildcats

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It was a battle between blue and gold for the two wrestling powerhouses Clarkston and Oxford for the OAA Red league title. It came down to the last match of the night in the 160-pound weight class with the Wildcats in the lead, 29-27. Wolf Devin Trevino […]

Grapplers prep for Oxford opponents

The Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team continued their wins last week. They opened the week with a 53-9 win over Rochester in the OAA Red, Jan. 16. Frank Davis (215), Mackenzie Hanselman (130) and Devin Trevino (160) won their matches with falls. Davis pinned Dean Raciti for his win at the 3:32 mark. Hanselman posted his […]

Grapplers take All-State honors

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With 40 seconds remaining in his last match for the day, junior Jake Billette scored three points on his opponent and for the second time within five months, he was victorious at Ford Field – this time for the Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team. He finished in third […]

State finals long time coming for wrestling team

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Seven Clarkston grapplers met their goal of making the MHSAA Wrestling Individual Division 1 State Finals, heading to Ford Field this Friday and Saturday. “My dad (ex-Lion Marc Spindler) took me about 10 years ago to watch the state meet at the Palace of Auburn Hills,” said […]

Seven Wolves Ford Field bound

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston Varsity Wrestling qualified seven as they hosted regionals for the MHSAA Wrestling Individual Finals at Ford Field, March 2-3. “It was one of the better days I have been involved with in wrestling in general,” said Joe Wood, head coach. “We took eight and got seven […]

District victories in MHSAA matches

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Grapplers are celebrating their success during the MHSAA Wrestling District matches last week as they qualified eight for the regionals and won the team district title. Mac Hanselman led the Clarkston Varsity Wrestling team as he finished in first place in his 125-pound weight class at the […]

Blast off to wins

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves rocketed to third place on Saturday at the annual John Glenn Rocket Duals going 4-1 for the day. “It was a team effort from top to bottom,” said Clarkston Varsity Wrestling Head Coach Joe Wood. The Wolves opened the tournament with a 75-6 win over […]

Grapplers to be forged in fire this season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Grapplers open their season this week as they travel to Dundee on Wednesday where they will face two schools. They take on Dundee first at 1 p.m. in an assembly dual. “We will be wrestling them in front of their student body,” explained Joe Wood, head coach […]