Hockey opens with .500 showing

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Icers opened their first week of games with a 1-1 split. Clarkston Varsity Hockey shut out Stoney Creek last Friday, 8-0, putting five goals in the net in the first period and following it up with three goals in the next period. “It was a big win […]

Icers finish shortened season on a high note and looking ahead

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Through the ups and downs of a shortened season, the Clarkston Varsity Hockey coaching staff noted it was a good season. “It was a learning curve for us,” said Nathan Bryer, new head coach, with new assistant coaches Ryan Larkin and Garrett Polish. “We had a whole […]

Two shutouts on ice

Clarkston Varsity Hockey closed the regular season with three wins last week which included two shutouts. They opened the week with a 3-0 win over M-1 Griffins United, March 11. Joe Reiss led with team with two goals. Sabre Koleber had one goal in the win. Dutch Snyder, Drew Stewart, Blake Bottril and Mathew Smith […]

Wolves post first win

BY JACK MUELLER Clarkston News Intern After an icy 0-4 start to the season, the Clarkston Varsity Hockey gathered momentum with a 4-1 statement victory against undefeated Bloomfield Hills at Detroit Skating Club last Thursday. First year head coach Nathan Bryer’s squad began to buzz early in the first with sophomore Blake Bottril knocking home […]

Wolves hockey team in good hands with new, local coaching trio

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Nathan Bryer, Ryan Larkin and Garrett Polish are excited for the winter season to begin and get started on the ice. All three graduated from Clarkston High School and are coaching the Clarkston Hockey team. “We have a pretty cool staff this year just because all three […]

Season ends in regional semifinals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer With a 3-2 overtime loss to Howell, the Clarkston icers closed out their season, Feb. 29. “The boys played well and that’s all you can ask for – effort, attitude and playing well,” said Clarkston Varsity Hockey Head Coach Karl Daiek. Howell opened the MHSAA Division 1 […]

Wolfpack Update for February 26, 2020

The Clarkston Varsity Hockey team closed the regular season with two wins and one loss before going against Oxford/Avondale on Thursday in first round of regional playoffs, 12 p.m. “It’s always competitive,” said Karl Daiek, head coach, going into the post-season. “We are capable to play with anybody. For us, it’s sticking with structure and […]

Wolfpack Update for February 12, 2020

Three swimmers and three relay teams represented Clarkston as they competed in the Oakland County Swim and Dive meet in Waterford, Feb. 7-8. Junior Valen Kurmaniak finished in 13th place in the 50-yard freestyle event, 22.58; and in 27th place in the 100-yard freestyle even, 50.97. Sophomore Zachary Yamanoha finished in 30th place for the […]

Wolfpack Update for January 29, 2020

Wins on the court The Clarkston Boys Varsity Basketball team posted wins over Ferndale and Detroit King last week. The Wolves finished their game over Ferndale with a 66-49 win, Jan. 22. Sophomore Fletcher Loyer led with 18 points and had four assists. Loyer had three field goals, putting his career total at 79 for […]

Victory on the ice

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Clarkston Icers returned from the holiday break with a 3-1 win as they hosted Rochester United on Saturday. “From my perspective, it was good,” said Clarkston Varsity Hockey Head Coach Karl Daiek. Junior Tate Phares started the scoring for the Wolves with his goal in the first […]