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Clare opens JPC season with win over Farwell

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The Clare track teams got their Jack Pine Conference title defenses off to a good start Wednesday, as both teams topped visiting Farwell. The boys…

Clare track shooting for 13th straight title

Clare track shooting for 13th straight title

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The cupboard for the Clare boys track teams seems to never be bare. In fact it usually just restocks itself. The Pioneer boys are coming…

Clare baseball expects deep playoff run

Clare baseball expects deep playoff run

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The 2015 season was business as usual for the Clare baseball team. Don’t expect anything different this year as fourth year head coach Skeet Colosky…

Harrison baseball looks to rebuild

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The Harrison baseball team nearly pulled off a great upset of Clare in the district tournament last spring. The Hornets will have a distinctly different…

Why can’t I get under the ball?

I cringe every time I hear this question. The person is referring to iron shots that they are either hitting the top of the ball or hitting the ground behind…

Lady Pioneers sweep Freeland, now 2-2

By Ben Murphy Sportswriter After a rough opening night the day before, the Clare softball healed in a hurry with a sweep over host Freeland Tuesday. The Lady Pioneers won…

Clare golf returns 3 to team

By Ben Murphy Sportswriter The Clare golf team is without a senior on its roster, but the Pioneers are still hopeful that the links treat them kind this spring. “We…

Clare girls’ soccer team looks for better season

By Ben Murphy Sportswriter It’s safe to say that the 2015 season didn’t go as planned for the Clare girls soccer team. The Lady Pioneers, who went 4-14 last year…

Harrison coach calls it quits after 44 years

Harrison coach calls it quits after 44 years

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer How long has veteran Harrison girls basketball head coach Carl Anderson been roaming the sidelines? Not even the man himself is quite sure. “I’ve been…

Clare JV finishes with 18-1 record

Clare JV finishes with 18-1 record

by Ben Murphy When the Clare girls junior varsity basketball team topped Houghton Lake last month, it not only avenged a loss from earlier in the year, it also capped…