Monday, May 13, 2013
We spoke with senior shortstop Craig Bynum about his plans to play baseball in college.
Clawson High School's varsity baseball team topped Roseville, 5-1, to clinch the Macomb Area Conference Silver Division title Monday night, coach Ralph Haney said. The Trojans on to play in districts next week. Meanwhile, big-hitting senior shortstop Craig Bynum announced his plans to move on to play baseball at Macomb Community College in the fall. Congrats to Clawson! Got a shout-out for your favorite Trojan? Tell us in the comments!
'Nothing out of the ordinary' found following the second report of a bomb threat in as many months at Clawson High.
Update: Monday, May 13, 6:22 p.m. Clawson High School and Middle School reopened Monday afternoon, allowing students to collect their items and go home following a bomb threat which caused school officials to evacuate both buildings. Clawson Police Chief Harry Anderson said that after a sweep of both buildings, beginning just before 2 p.m., that "nothing out of the ordinary" was found. Anderson said that a student reported a message written on a boys' restroom wall which alluded to the school being "blown up." Students attending class on Tuesday should not find noticable changes, Superintendent Monique Beels said. A check-in procedure to use the restroom will be in place for both girls and boys at both the high school and the middle school…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Following a win at home last week over East Detroit, the Trojans will again play at City Park against Roseville for the Macomb Area Conference Silver Division title.
Clawson High School varsity pitchers David Harlukowicz and Jake Smith combined to hold East Detroit to one run last week in a win which propels the Trojans to play for the division title on Monday. Harlukowicz threw for five strikeouts over five innings and Smith finished the final two innings in the 4-1 win over the Shamrocks, which moves Clawson to a 7-1 record on the year. Craig Bynum broke the game open with a two-run double, finishing 2-for-3 from the plate, as did Billy Feldbush. Clawson will play at City Park on Monday against Roseville for the for the Macomb Area Conference Silver Division title. Coach Ralph Haney said that the game starts at 4:30 p.m. The Trojans traveled to East Detroit last Monday and won, 14-0, to push their …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The Trojans beat Summit High this weekend to win a four-team tournament, hosted at Clawson for the first time this season.
The Clawson High School baseball program is moving forward, said varsity coach Ralph Haney following the Trojans' win in its first tournament on its new field. Trojan pitcher Billy Feldbush threw four scoreless innings of relief in the four-team tournament finals, en route to an 8-3 win over Summit High on a gorgeous Saturday at Clawson City Park. The tournament, which also featured South Lake High and Lutheran High Northwestern, was the first to be hosted at the recently-renovated field. The plan for three parties, including Haney, to renovate the field came partially in response to feedback from opponents who referred to it as one of the worst in the area, Haney said in April. (Check out the full story from Aug. 2012 on Clawson Patch …
Friday, April 19, 2013
Trojans varsity head coach Ralph Haney continues to lead fundraising efforts in a three-part plan to update the City Park infield.
Despite the falling rain and flashing lightning that caused postponements this week, Clawson High School varsity baseball coach Ralph Haney says he's excited for the prospects of the Trojans team this season. On Monday, in its first and, to date, only completed game of the season, Clawson topped Sterling Heights High, 15-1. However, the rain itself also has Haney excited, since it's watering the new grass infield that the Trojans are playing on, following a plan to refurbish the diamond at City Park. (Check out the full story from Aug. 2012 on Clawson Patch here.) Clawson is scheduled to host doubleheaders on Friday versus Pontiac Academy (4:30 p.m.; 6:30 p.m.) and on Saturday against Parkway Christian (5 p.m.; 7 p.m.). Among the …
Monday, April 15, 2013
School resumes as normal on Tuesday however no backpacks will be permitted as a precautionary measure.
Update 5 p.m. Monday: Clawson High School reopened around 2:40 p.m. Monday, allowing students to pick up their backpacks and personal items before going home. School resumes as normal tomorrow. As a precautionary measure, no backpacks will be permitted Tuesday and any sports bags or large purses will be searched by school personnel, said Clawson Schools Superintendent Monique Beels. All evening events will continue as scheduled. Beels said late afternoon Monday that the students behaved "beautifully" during the evacuation. "I was very proud of the Clawson High School student body for their behavior during the evacuation," she said. 2:25 p.m. Monday: Clawson High School was evacuated Monday afternoon due to a bomb threat. Clawson Schools …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Robotics Club, known as “Turbo Trojans” started four years ago at Clawson High School.
Tuesday, January 29
Submitted by Clawson Public Schools On Saturday, January 5th the Clawson High School Robotics Club gathered together to watch the live webcast of the FIRST Robotics League (usfirst.org) kick-off for the 2013 season. The students in the club were waiting for the release of information on the 2013 competition game. This years’ game is Ultimate Ascent, a Frisbee-based game. The robot must be able to pick-up, carry, and shoot a Frisbee. It also must climb a ten -foot tall pyramid that is located in the middle of the playing field. This is the task for a three-on-three competition that lasts two and half minutes. The students have six weeks to build their robot beginning with the January 5 kick-off event. Students handle every aspect of …
Friday, January 4, 2013
The Michigan High School Athletic Association is hosting its second annual Battle of the Fans.
There's no doubt that Clawson High School students know how to support their sports teams. But, does Wyandotte have the best fan section around? Now you've got a chance to prove it. The Michigan High School Athletic Association is hosting its second annual Battle of the Fans and is ready to highlight the best student cheering sections across Michigan. To enter, follow these rules: The MHSAA Student Advisory Council will choose five finalists. MHSAA officials will visit each school on a Friday game night to see the fan section in person. The winner will be announced on Feb. 22 and will be invited to the Class B Boys Basketball Semifinals at the Breslin Center on March 22 to be recognized and receive a championship banner. "Sportsmanship is…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Two performances of the holiday classic will take place this weekend.
The Nutcracker Ballet returns to Clawson this Saturday to light up the stage for the annual holiday spectacular. Over 30 dancers from the Rosemarie Floyd School of Dance/TMB Ballet Company in Royal Oak will bring the holiday story to life inside the Clawson High School auditorium. The Nutcracker Ballet tells the tale of two children, Clara and Fritz, who receive a Nutcracker from their godfather during their annual family holiday party. As the Nutcracker is originally meant for Clara, Fritz breaks it. After their godfather magically repairs the Nutcracker and the guests have gone, strange things begin to happen. The Rosemarie Floyd School of Dance has been performing the ballet for over 50 years. But due to popular demand, this is the …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Performances will run Dec. 6-8 on the high school auditorium stage.
It's the moment 18 students have been waiting for. For the past two months, these students, grades 6-12, have practiced their hearts out, three hours each day to be exact - nailing their lines, dressing the part and molding into their characters. Their hard work will all pay off Thursday night as the winter musical Little Shop of Horrors premieres on the Clawson High School stage. "We have athletes, honor students, young aspiring musicians and actors, and a few professional musicians in the pit orchestra," said Thomas Pavlovich, Vocal Musical Director for Clawson Public Schools. Little Shop of Horrors tells the story of a man named Seymour, who, down on his luck, wants nothing more than to impress the girl of his dreams. After finding a …