Head coach looking forward to being on slopes

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Brian Popelier is looking forward to getting on the slopes as he moves from assistant coach to head coach for the Clarkston High School Ski. “I am excited to have a sport that is outdoors and have some normalcy we have been lacking since the COVID pandemic,” […]

Finish at states

Clarkston High School sophomore Courtney Bayley led the pack as she finished All-State during the MHSAA Division 1 Ski State Finals at Boyne Highlands Ski Resort, Feb. 24. Bayley took All-State honors in the Slalom race for her fourth place finish for the Clarkston Girls Varsity Ski team and received a medal. She finished with […]

Clarkston skiers conquer slopes at Mt. Holly

Wolves finished in second place during the Southeast Michigan Ski League Championship at Mt. Holly Ski & Snowboard Resort, Feb. 18. Three racers from the Clarkston Girls Varsity Ski team earned medals as Courtney Bayley finished in eighth place in the Slalom and Sydney Thomas finished in fourth and Phoebe Savoi finished in tenth place […]

Racers zoom towards states

The Wolves punched their tickets for the MHSAA Division 1 Ski State Finals after both the boys and girls varsity teams qualified during the regional meet at Pine Knob Ski Resort, Feb. 12. “I am extremely proud of our student athletes accomplishments in and out of the classroom,” said Jeff Kosin, athletic director. “We stress […]

Medals won at Pine Knob

The Wolves took to the slopes against fierce competition in the Pine Knob Divisional High School Ski Race, Feb. 4 and 5. The Clarkston Girls Varsity Ski team finished in second place as Notre Dame finished in first and Cranbrook took the third place spot. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Ski team finished in fourth place […]

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 […]

Regional meet for chance to race at states

Though Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow on Sunday’s Groundhog Day, predicting an early spring, the Clarkston High School Ski teams are hoping he’s wrong so they have ideal winter conditions for the rest of their season. They raced against Waterford United and Everest Collegiate during the third week of competition, beating both teams. The […]

State bound after region success

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves ruled the slopes of Pine Knob Ski Resort as both the boys and girls varsity teams finished first in the MHSAA Ski Division 1 Region 2 races, Feb. 13. The girls topped the competition in both the Slalom and Giant Slalom races with a total […]

Racers prepare for post-season on the snowy slopes

The Clarkston Varsity Skiers faced their toughest competitors yet in last week’s Divisional races at Pine Knob Ski & Snowboard Resort. They raced the Slalom on Jan. 30 and Giant Slalom on Jan. 31 against Rochester Adams and Bloomfield Hills. “ The competition at Pine Knob has been great this season, we have some really […]

Points scored on the slopes

Clarkston skiers had another good performance in last week’s Divisional races as they raced Slalom on Jan. 24 and Giant Slalom on Jan. 25 against Detroit Country Day and Waterford United. The Clarkston Varsity Boys increased their record to 7-0. The boys beat Detroit Country Day with 23 points, to Country Day’s 58 points. The […]