Twice tied but falls short

Spikers battled it out against rivals Lake Orion and lost for the fourth time on Sept. 26, 3-0. The Lady Dragons opened the first game with six points and the Clarkston Varsity Volleyball slowly added points. They closed in when senior Corrin Gualtieri scored putting the score 21-15, starting a six-point run for the Wolves […]

Spikers top of the league

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team gave Stoney Creek their first loss in the OAA Red, Sept. 19 as the Lady Wolves defeated them 3-0. “It was a big win for us,” said Kelly Pinner, head coach. “They had actually beaten Lake Orion the week before in league […]

Wolfpack Update

The Lady Wolves opened their league play with two wins over their foes Troy Athens, 3-0, and Troy, 3-1, last week. The Clarkston Varsity Volleyball team defeated Troy in the first two games 25-20 and 25-21 of the OAA Red game last Thursday. The Colts won the third game 25-18 but couldn’t take the fourth […]

Learning from losses

The Lady Wolves are using time before their next set of games at Oxford to tweak a few things their recent losses exposed. They went 1-2 in both the Lake Orion Quad and Rockford Quad last week. “It was very tough competition,” said Kelly Pinner, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Volleyball about going against top […]

Wolfpack Update for August 23, 2017

Wins at the net Clarkston Varsity spikers blocked their opponents and finished in second place out of 20 teams at the Lake Orion Tourney this past Saturday. The Wolves went 5-1 during the day. They went 3-0 in pool play with wins over Salem, 25-22, 25-14; Troy Athens 25-14, 25-14; and Frankenmuth 25-11, 25-13. The […]

Learn and play at camps

It’s not to late to register for athletic summer camps held by award winning coaches offered through Clarkston Community Education. Clarkston Varsity Baseball Head Coach Phil Price hosts Summer Baseball Clinics with players ages 7-14 with two sessions. The first session is for beginner to intermediate level players, June 19-22; the second session is for […]

Athletes of the Week: Undefeated champs

Clarkston Freshman Volleyball conquered a huge feat as they went undefeated during their fall season with 116 wins. “It’s amazing,” said Daneen Kincaid, head coach. “I have never heard of a volleyball team doing this. Other sports where you only have eight or 10 competitions it is still quite an achievement, but to step out […]

Athlete of the Week – Growing strong on the court

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer The Lady Wolves are prepared to block opponents from points this week in the MHSAA Volleyball Districts as the competition has to watch out for the powerful swings from junior Abbey Malinowski. “We are improving every day in practice which is really good to see especially right […]

Lady Hawks down in loss against Clarkston

BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Sports Writer Spikers defeated their first OAA Red foe last Thursday with a 3-0 win over Farmington Hills Harrison. “It’s good for us to start out on a win,” said Clarkston Varsity Volleyball Head Coach Kelly Pinner. “Our goal every year is to win the OAA Red and last […]

Success at volleyball camp

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Sports Writer Kelly Pinner shared her final tips to the players in the morning session of Clarkston Volleyball Camp, June 30 – to continue working and practicing during summer. Pinner, head coach for Clarkston Varsity Volleyball, added it will pay off for when the players tryout for the fall season. […]