Back to drawing board

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston’s gridiron heroes knew the first test of the season would be tough as they battled in the Showdown at the Swamp. They finished with a 28-14 loss to Southfield Arts & Technology at West Bloomfield High School last Friday. “We couldn’t block them and we couldn’t […]

Football opens Friday at the Swamp

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston’s gridiron heroes are ready for action as they open the season this Friday against Southfield Arts & Technology in the first annual “Showdown at the Swamp.” It will be also the first time the Wolves play the Warriors, and they will play them again on October. […]

High hopes for season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston athletes were excited to get the fall season started this week, especially the varsity football players. “It’s our last run,” said Datrius McKinney, senior defensive back, during the OAA Media Day at Rochester High School last Friday. “We are looking forward to the season, getting back […]

Kids get headstart on the gridiron

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Summer break kicked off with camps including the Youth Football Skills Camp, in its first year. The camp, for kids entering grades kindergarten through sixth, was led by Clarkston Varsity Football Assistant Coaches Ryan Kaul and Phil Price. “We wanted to get kids excited and enjoy the […]

Eagles shut down from title

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves excitedly surrounded Team Manager James Barnett as he held up the district trophy to the Clarkston Varsity Football team after they defeated White Lake Lakeland last Friday, 26-6. “We did a lot of nice things,” said Kurt Richardson, long-time head coach for Clarkston, adding the […]

Knights third touchdown seals deal in Wolves loss

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves cheered as it was announced during the weekend they would face off against a familiar foe this Friday as they host Lake Orion in the MHSAA Football Division 1 Pre-Districts, 7 p.m. Since seeing the Dragons a few weeks ago and leaving with a win, […]

Bounce back over Dragons

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The scoreboard at Lake Orion reflected a 24-14 win for the Wolves last Friday. But the winners were the communities as players from both teams joined together for Clarkston’s Football for a Cure and Lake Orion’s Pink Out to raise money for those fighting cancer. “Two awesome […]

Tough lessons learned

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Fans from Clarkston and Oxford excitedly cheered on both sides of the Wolves’ football field last Friday night with less than a minute to go in the game. The visiting Wildcats moved the ball four yards closer to the endzone. Their next two passes went incomplete, putting […]

Homecoming upcoming

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves are using this week to prepare for their next opponent as they host Oxford for Homecoming this Friday. “We are going to have to play our best game of the year to beat Oxford,” said Kurt Richardson, long-time head coach for Clarkston Varsity Football. “They […]

Coach calls for defense focus

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The scoreboard at the end of the night at Southfield Arts & Technology lit up with the Wolves’ fifth consecutive win of the season last Friday, 30-21. What the score didn’t reflect was what long-time Clarkston Varsity Football Head Coach Kurt Richardson saw on the field. “We […]