The Clawson Mavericks welcome any child who lives in Oakland or Macomb County to participate in football and cheerleading programs.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The elections will be held during a special meeting Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. at Hunter.
Come be a part of the Clawson Mavericks program! On Wednesday, the Mavericks Youth Football and Cheerleading organization will hold an election meeting to vote in members for next year's board. The following positions need to be filled: As a board member, you will be an integral part of the ins and outs of this hometown sports organization. Positions are volunteer-only and include tasks such as coordinating teams and schedules, as well as managing special game day requirements including concession stands and admissions. If you are interested in nominating yourself or someone you know for a board position, please attend the election meeting at Hunter Community Center Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. Once all members of the board are elected, there are …
Friday, November 2, 2012
The Mavericks cheerleaders will host the event at Royal Oak High School Nov. 3.
They got you in the spirit at the football games this season, now it's your turn to root for the Clawson Mavericks cheerleaders this weekend as they host the 'Cheer-Off'. Come out to Royal Oak High School on Saturday at 10 a.m. and show your support for all four pep squads - flag (ages five to seven), freshman (ages eight to nine), junior varsity (ages 10 to 11) and varsity (ages 12 to 13) - as they face off in the annual event. The contest is described as the equivalent of the Oakland/Macomb Youth Football Association's 'Super Bowl' Championship. 12 teams representing local cities will be competing in the 'Cheer-Off', where each of the four divisions will perform separate cheer and dance routines. The freshman, junior varsity and varsity …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Defying the odds, both the freshman and junior varsity teams advanced to the playoffs.
Though the season might be over for the Clawson Mavericks, the thrill of the game is anything but. This hometown football squad saw two of its teams - freshman and junior varsity – come away with winning records and clinch a spot in the playoffs for the first time in years. Though both teams fell short in the district championship round, the season is still one for the books. The Mavericks are part of the Oakland Macomb/Youth Football Association (OMYFA). The league includes teams from Madison Heights, Royal Oak, Romeo, Shelby Township, Hazel Park, Berkley, Roseville, Farmington and West Bloomfield. "These kids not only learned quickly but worked hard to put themselves in a position to win every game," said Rick Zeiter, head coach of the …
Monday, August 20, 2012
Coaches are seeking local youth to fill the roster so the varsity team can play this season.
The Clawson Mavericks varsity football team may have to cancel its season if at least five- to- six more players don't sign up this week. Assistant coach Jeff Gaglio said Monday that the team currently has 13 players registered and only nine who meet the weight requirement. In order to play in the league games, players must weigh 170 pounds or less wearing equipment. The Clawson Mavericks is a football and cheerleading organization for kids age 6-13. The varsity football team, for 12- and 13-year-olds, typically struggles with registration. League coaches say they believes kids at that age are finding interest in other activities. The varsity team needs 15 players for a full force team that allows players to take breaks during games, …
Monday, August 13, 2012
A roundup of meetings, events and announcements in Clawson this week.
Meetings The Clawson School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Baker Administration Building. The agenda includes discussion of board goals, a City Park lease and a resolution authorizing a millage proposition for the November election. (See PDF) The City Planning Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. Events The Clawson Farmers Market is open every Sunday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at City Park. The market features music, vendors from all over Michigan and local organizations. Announcements Applications are now available for the Clawson Miss Princess and Young Miss Clawson pageants. Visit the pageant websitefor an application or contact Linda Gould at 248-408-0937. Contestant must be a Clawson resident, attend school in …
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Football team directors would like to start preparing the players for the season with summer clinics.
Parents interested in signing their kids up for the Clawson Mavericks varsity football team should register immediately, directors said Tuesday. Mavericks General Manager Todd Shattuck said his goal is to have registration filled and closed by June 30 so he can plan clinics for the team this summer. The Clawson Mavericks is a football and cheerleading organization for kids age 6-13. The varsity football team, for 12- and 13-year-olds, typically struggles with registration because kids at that age are finding interest in other activities, Shattuck said. The varsity team had 15 players last year, however, Shattuck aims to have 20 or more this year. "That’s what you need to be a successful program," Shattuck said, adding that a smaller …
Monday, June 4, 2012
A roundup of meetings and events in Clawson this week.
Editor's Note: The location of the 'Team Alexis Day' fundraiser was changed to the Hideout. The Clawson Patch was informed of the venue change after this article was published.
Sunday, September 25, 2011
The founders of the Clawson Mavericks are honored between games on Saturday evening.
The original founders of the Clawson Mavericks Football and Cheer organization were honored in a special homecoming event Saturday evening. Ken and Darrin Eads, Ken and Sherry Zeiter, George and Willie Shrum, Stan Zelinski and Sue Magill (representing her late husband John) were on hand between games. Each original member was honored to be remembered. Zeiter, who was the first president of the organization, started a three-generation run as his son Rick and grandsons Ricky and Jackson have all played. “It’s wonderful,” Zeiter said. “But the biggest problem I’ve got is that was 40 years ago and its hard to remember everyone who was a part of everything.” Before 1971, Clawson and Troy had one team but decided to separate into different teams…