Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The youth basketball program hosted its fourth season last week.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The Junior Trojan Basketball Summer Camp for area students ended Friday after a weeklong program. The camp had 125 student participants this year in grades 1-9. The camp, which is in its fourth year, is directed by Clawson varsity basketball coaches Bill Shellenbarger and Kelly Horne with high school athletes also volunteering. It is "a wonderful community-oriented program designed to promote sportsmanship and the love of basketball," said parent Kris LaMotte in an email to the Clawson Patch. The regular Junior Trojan Basketball season will return at the end of 2012.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
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Thursday, March 29, 2012
The Clawson varsity girls and boys basketball players won the trophy Tuesday at the 5th Annual Cops vs. Kids Basketball Game at Clawson High School. The final score was 118-101. All proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the Clawson Athletic Boosters. Did you attend the game? Upload your photos to this article or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, March 5, 2012
Vote for your favorite prep sports athlete in Oakland County or write in an athlete you think deserves recognition. You have until Friday at 9 a.m. to register your vote!
Vote here to help choose the Patch Athlete of the Week of Oakland County for the week ending March 2. Last week’s poll winner was Vtech Fuchs, a member of the Royal Oak swim team. Vote for one of the following or write in your own candidate in the comments: Nick Gajdzik, Stoney Creek High School (wrestling): At the individual MHSAA wrestling state finals, Gajdzik won the Division 1 title in the 215 pound weight class with a 2-1 win over Temperance Bedford senior Logan Rimmer. He won all four of his matches at The Palace of Auburn Hills to finish the season a perfect 46-0. Micaela Ellis, Ferndale High School (girls basketball): Ferndale’s point guard Micaela Ellis helped lead her squad through the Livonia Clarenceville district last week. …
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Shannon Wilson helps the Barons clinch sole possession of first place with game-winning layup in final seconds; Troy Athens boys fall to Farmington; Clawson boys finish regular season with win.
* home team in CAPS Andover over FERNDALE, 54-53 Shannon Wilson did it again. On the final day of the regular season, the sophomore hit a game-winning layup with six seconds on the clock to give Bloomfield Hills Andover (18-2; 15-1 Oakland Activities Association Blue) a 54-53 victory over Ferndale High School on Friday night. The Ferndale Eagles turned over the ball under the Andover Barons' basket with 10 seconds to go up 53-52. Lexi Sinclair tipped the ball and Wilson cut in front of the intended target. Wilson’s layup did more than just win her team the game – it also clinched sole possession of the OAA Blue division title. “It’s very exciting,” Barons coach Jeff Rubin said. “Shannon probably played her worst game of the season, but boy…
Friday, February 17, 2012
Troy beats Ferndale 62-59 to even score in Oakland Activities Association White division; buzzer beater sinks Lahser 47-46 in key Gold matchup against Royal Oak; Andover holds on to beat Groves 61-59.
* Home team in all CAPS Troy over FERNDALE 62-59 An unlikely hero has Troy back in the running for an Oakland Activities Association White division title. Senior Larry Sylvester buried a 3-pointer with 50.2 seconds left against Ferndale on Friday night to give his team a 58-56 lead. Troy (12-5; 6-1 OAA White) held on in the final minute to escape with a 62-59 win, evening the season series between the schools. Both teams are now tied atop the OAA White at 6-1 with three games left to play. Colts coach Gary Fralick sent Sylvester, who played limited minutes, into the game to provide leading scorer James Young an option on the wing in case Ferndale (12-5; 6-1 OAA White) prevented him from getting to the rim. Young attacked the basket, but …
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Defense propels Bears to win on Friday; Sami Stormont goes for 19 points in Ravens' win over Southfield.
Updated 6 p.m. Sunday * home team in all caps ROYAL OAK over Southfield, 41-23 Royal Oak’s defense helped them win a battle against Southfield for a share of the Oakland Activities Association lead on Friday. The Ravens won 41-23 and are now 10-1 (7-1 OAA Blue). Southfield is now 7-3 (7-1 OAA Blue). “It took a total team effort on the defensive end to limit Southfield to 23 points,” Ravens coach Brian Sopata said. Junior guard Sami Stormont had 19 points and 11 rebounds. Senior center Mariah Gardziola added 13 points and 10 rebounds. Camri Cook had 10 points to lead Southfield. Berkley over OAK PARK 44-9 Berkley won its fourth straight game with a strong defensive effort on Friday night. It held Oak Park to under 10 points in a 44-9 win…
Monday, January 9, 2012
We're looping you in on all the happenings in Clawson this week.
1. Library event: Blair Memorial Library will host the program Great Michigan Read at 7 p.m. Monday. Clawson Historical Museum Curator Melodie Nichols will relate the Great Michigan Read book, Kevin Boyle's Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age, to events in Clawson. The Great Michigan Read is presented by the Michigan Humanities Council with support from Meijer and the National Endowment for the Arts. Register for this free program at the library or call 248-588-5500. 2. Schools: The Clawson Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Baker Administration Building. The meeting will include the election of board officers for 2012. There will also be a joint school board/City Council meeting at 7 …
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
A heated battle in the basketball tournament's title game left host Clawson with its first loss of the year -- 50-38 to Cranbrook.
Clawson (2-1) fell to Cranbrook (5-0) in a heated title game of the Clawson Holiday Tournament when Cranbrook turned back a late Clawson run, overcame technical fouls and stood tall at the free-throw line to bring home the win. Clawson Head Coach Bill Shellenbarger, Jr. knows his team put forth a great effort and has a lot to take away from the loss. "Obviously, a big part of our game is interior play, and when you're down 10 most of the game, it's hard to maximize that," he explained. "We started in a zone, but switched to a man-to-man at halftime. We should have been in a man from the jump, but that's on me." Shellenbarger knows he "has to trust our man defense and we can't live and die by the three (point shot.) We took 28 three-…