Turkey Bowl II

Last year we tried to organize a touch football game at Fletcher Field on Thanksgiving itself, which didn’t go too well. I think too many folks were watching the parade, the Lions and spending time with family to make it out to the park. This year, we’ve decided to play the game the Sunday before … Continue Reading →

Weekend reminders

The blog’s home team, Clintondale High School, plays host to Croswell-Lexington in a regional championship football game Friday at 7 p.m. Clintondale is located at 35200 Little Mack, Clinton Twp., 48035. All are welcome to attend Monday’s Friends of Fletcher Field meeting at the Shield of Faith activity building, formerly the Holy Name convent, at … Continue Reading →

Clintondale, our home team, wins district title

Clintondale avenged its 42-38 loss to Marine City earlier this season with a 49-41 victory tonight in the high school state football playoffs. Clintondale (10-1) secured its first district title since 2003 and snapped the defending Division 4 state champion Marine City’s 23-game winning streak. Maurice Bushner led Clintondale, rushing for 258 yards and three … Continue Reading →

Clintondale earns a rematch

In keeping with the holiday, the blog’s home team, the Clinton Township Clintondale Dragons, were frighteningly good tonight. This is Dragon Country. Opening the Division 4 football playoffs at home, the Dragons routed the Rams of Madison Heights Lamphere, 40-21. Daniel Sawicki set a Clintondale record, scoring five touches — three rushing, one passing and … Continue Reading →

On to the state playoffs

This past Sunday, several players from the Clinton Township Clintondale football team joined us at Fletcher Field to plant shade trees. Well, in my estimation, that now makes the Clintodale Dragons the blog’s home team. And our home team deserves a big round of applause tonight after going on the road and defeating Sterling Heights, … Continue Reading →

How 'bout them Dragons

Congratulations to the Clintondale Dragons, who went toe-to-toe with the defending state champion Marine City Mariners tonight in St. Clair, Mich. As a former columnist for CBS SportsLine and a longtime fan of every sport that includes a ball, I’ve covered a lot of football, including Peyton Manning’s first game with the Indianapolis Colts and … Continue Reading →