Mary Jo Colonna named MHSTeCA Coach of the Year

By Wendi Reardon PriceStaff Writerwprice@mihomepaper.comINDEPENDENCE TWP. — Clarkston Girls Varsity Tennis had many reasons to celebrate the spring season. They reached their goal as state champions and head coach Mary Jo Colonna was named Michigan High School Tennis Coaches Association Division 1 Coach of the Year.“It’s such an honor,” said Colonna. “Not many women get […]

Wolves wrap ‘23 regular season on courts

Clarkston Girls Varsity Tennis were busy playing four matches in a row last week and swept all four matches including West Bloomfield, 8-0, last Thursday. Highlights included sophomores Kate Ketzler and Ginger Robinson on Doubles No. 2 team won all four matches and only gave up five games all week. Freshman Lana Sloan and sophomore […]

Eye on the prize for regionals

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Sports Writer Wolves are gearing up for their post-season with the MHSAA Boys Tennis Division 1 Regional 6 meet on Thursday. “It will be fairly tough competition for us,” said Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis Head Coach Chas Claus. “Bloomfield Hills is in our region and they are, from what […]

Wolves come out swinging on tennis court

The Wolves used their last morning before school began taking on opponents on the court during the Clarkston Invitational, Aug. 26. The Clarkston Boys Varsity Tennis team went 7-2 against Holly, ruling the doubles court. Ryan Snudden and Ethan Banyas won the Doubles No. 1 court against Walker Glass and Quintin Monty, 7-6, 6-4. Ethan […]

Tennis wraps season in seventh at state championship

Kalamazoo — The Wolves finished the season in seventh place with 12 points at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Girls Tennis Finals, June 2-3. Junior Abbey Labate and sophomore Katarina Fisher, both seeded third in their respective flights, finished 2-1 for the finals. Labate, playing on Singles No. 3, went 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 in […]

Clarkston tennis shines on courts in regional meet with 21 points

By Wendi Reardon Price Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves are heading to the MHSAA Girls Tennis Division 1 State Championship after finishing in second place in their regional meet at Clarkston High School last Thursday. “It was an impressive showing,” said Clarkston Girls Varsity Tennis Head Coach Mary Jo Colonna. “Clarkston came out to […]

Wolfpack Update for May 26, 2021

Clarkston Girls Varsity Tennis moves on to the state championship after taking second place at the regional competition last Thursday at Clarkston. The Wolves finished with 18 points to qualify for the finals. Doubles Nina Gutierrez and Elise Duhaime went 2-1 for the day on Flight No. 2 with wins over Walled Lake Northern, 6-3, […]

Everest qualifies for states in track, field and tennis

The Mountaineers competed in the MHSAA Division 4 Track and Field Region 38 competition last week. The boys team finished in second place with 83 points and had state qualifiers in four events. Gavin Ryeson finished in first place in the 300-meter hurdles in the time of 43.54. He also finished in first place in […]

Spot secured at states

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves are heading to the state championship this Friday and Saturday after finishing the MHSAA Division 1 Boys Tennis Regional 7 tournament in second place last Thursday. “We had a great day,” said Chas Claus, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Boys Tennis. “We came out and […]

Tennis, soccer get ready for post season

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Wolves are gearing up for the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Boys Tennis Region tournament this Thursday at Clarkston High School. “We are excited for the opportunity to see what we can do and hopefully earn another trip to the state finals,” said Chas Claus, head coach for […]