Spikers dig in to opponents

Clarkston Varsity Volleyball opened the season with three wins at the Notre Dame Prep Quad on Tuesday, August 23. They went 2-1 against hosts, Notre Dame. They won the first match, 25-22, and went on to lose the next match, 25-18. They won the final, 25-14. Senior Paige Giehtbrock had 15 kills and ten digs […]

Spikers finish run in district finals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer It was a heartbreaking end to the season as Clarkston Varsity Volleyball lost in the district final to White Lake Lakeland last Thursday, 3-1. “It was obviously very disappointing,” said Ali Smith, head coach. “Lakeland played really well. They played harder than we did. It doesn’t matter […]

Wolves’ spikers get redemption with victory over Seaholm

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer After losing to Birmingham Seaholm during the Power Series, the Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team came back and defeated them last Thursday, 3-1. The bonus was it was on Senior Night and the Wolves were celebrating Eli Adams, Summer Jidas and Ella Post. “It was a great night […]

Wolves volleyball shows grit, falls in state semifinals

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team finished in the Final Four in the MHSAA Division 1 Volleyball State Championship last Friday in Battle Creek, losing the semifinal game to Birmingham Marian, 3-2. “We played great,” said Kelly Pinner, head coach. “I think offensively, defensively, especially defensively, that might […]

CHS spikers head into district playoffs ruling the OAA Red

The Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team finished the regular season as OAA Red League Champions. The Wolves finished the regular season with two quads last week. They went 2-1 on Thursday in a quad against Grand Blanc, Lakeland/Milford and Saline. They defeated Grand Blanc, 2-0, 25-18 and 25-8. Claire Nowicki had eight kills. Emery Kuebler had […]

Volleyball spikes way to early-season victories

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team is off to a winning start against opponents but the team is happy to be playing. “We are excited,” said Clarkston Varsity Volleyball Head Coach Kelly Pinner as the team prepared for their first league game. “We are just excited to be […]

Wolfpack Update for September 16, 2020

The Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team dominated as they opened the season on Saturday at Clarkston Junior High School. They opened the day with a 2-0 win over Holly, 25-15, 25-15. Senior Claire Nowicki had eight kills and junior Elizabeth Adams had five kills. Senior Sydney Hasenfratz had three kills and two blocks. Freshman Emery Kuebler […]

Season end to Dragons

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Spikers battled point for point in their fourth set against Lake Orion in the first round of district playoffs. The set ended with a 31-29 loss for the Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team, giving the Dragons a 3-1 win for the night, Nov. 4. “It was tough – […]

Wolfpack Update for October 30, 2019

Spikers ruled the courts on Saturday in tournaments. The varsity team won the Stoney Creek Fight On Tournament as they defeated the Cougars in the finals, 2-0; 25-19 and 25-20. During the day they also defeated Forest Hills Eastern, 25-13, 25-11; Woodhaven, 25-10, 25-15; Chippewa Valley, 25-19, 25-13; Forest Hills Northern, 25-11, 25-12; and L’Anse […]