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Clare ALMOST upsets defending state champs

Clare ALMOST upsets defending state champs

by Ben Murphy Sports Correspondent Clare gave visiting state powerhouse Ithaca all it could handle Friday night. The Pioneers, came up just short on topping the defending division six state…

Lady Pioneers win one, lose two at Pine River

by Ben Murphy Sports Correspondent The Clare volleyball team competed in a quad match at Pine River on Thursday, Aug. 25, where it battled East Jordan, Pine River and Kalkaska.…

Eagles start fast with 53-16 romp over Coleman

Eagles start fast with 53-16 romp over Coleman

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The off-season paid off for the Farwell football team, as it easily handled visiting Colmean Friday night, 53-16 in both teams football season opener. “Opening…

Lady Hornets expect big year

Lady Hornets expect big year

By Ben Murphy For as much as the Harrison volleyball team came last year, veteran head coach Larry Flemming is hoping we haven’t seen anything. “I feel this year is…

3 to lead Hornet runners

By Ben Murphy Sports Writer The Harrison cross country teams will begin their season next week, when they hope to get an early look at how their squads will shape…

Clare spikers hope for better

Clare spikers hope for better

By Ben Murphy Sportswriter First year Clare head volleyball coach Shannon Zinser is the first to admit that things didn’t go as planned for her team last year. The Lady…

Great expectations again for Clare boys, girls XC

Great expectations again for Clare boys, girls XC

By Ben Murphy Sports writer The fall high school sports season may mean that it is officially the start of the changing of the season. While the seasons may change,…

Lady Eagles look to improve

Lady Eagles look to improve

by Ben Murphy Sports Correspondent The Farwell girls golf team was a bit inexperienced last year, but should be able to use that experience for better things in 2016. “Last…

Clare kickers young but eager

by Ben Murphy Sports Corrispondent The Clare boys varsity soccer team may have lost a ton of talent off of last year’s team, but 14th year head coach Doug Helmling…

Clare football hopes to bounce back

Clare football hopes to bounce back

by Ben Murphy When you’ve had as much success as the Clare football team has had in recent years, failing to win the Jack Pine Conference or to make the…