Softball champ heads south

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Senior Abbey Tolmie is heading to South America this fall to play in the 2019 WBSC Americas U17 Women’s Softball Qualifier. She received a phone call her hard work had paid off and she was selected for the Junior Olympic Women’s National Softball team for Team Canada, […]

ICE on fire with victories at international tournament

ICE Silver Workman 16U won the College Exposure Aunt Rosie’s International Fastpitch Tournament in Buffalo, NY, June 21-23. The tournament began with a rain out on Friday which gave the players a chance for great team and family bonding. ICE Workman 16U came back hungry for wins on Saturday. They finished Saturday’s pool play with […]

Heartbreak on the diamond

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves finished in the Final Four of the MHSAA Division 1 Softball Semifinals with a 9-6 loss to Howell last Thursday. “It was heartbreaking,” said Don Peters, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Softball. “We battled back to tie it up and just couldn’t hold them. It […]

Hitters’ sights set on district championship

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves are looking to win district crowns this Saturday as Clarkston Varsity Baseball and Clarkston Varsity Softball teams head to Oxford. The competition is familiar to the Wolves as they have seen the other teams vying for the championship as well. “It will be competitive,” said […]

Hits and homers lead team to victories

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Softball team headed north last weekend and won three games in the Alpena tournament. “We had fun,” said Don Peters, head coach. “We had some real nice short games. It worked out really good for us.” The Wolves opened with a 14-0 shutout against […]

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 […]

Regional champs

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Hitters defeated OAA Red foes Troy Athens and Stoney Creek for the third time this season to make it into the Elite Eight during Saturday’s rain. “They play hard,” said Don Peters, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Softball. “There is a real closeness, a real bonding. There […]

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