Monday, April 22, 2013
Running Fit is uniting Michigan runners to show their support for Boston.
To celebrate the safe return of Boston Marathon runners and to show solidarity for Boston, Running Fit will be hosting a "Runners For Boston" run/walk this week. The unity 4.15 mile run/walk will be held on Wednesday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m.at Kensington Metropark, and participants should meet at the East Boat Launch. On the Running Fit website, Randy Step writes that running has taken on a new meaning for runners after the April 15 bombings. "Every step feels like a dedication to those who suffered. Just heading out the door is like thumbing our nose at terrorists that are out to change our way of life and limit our freedoms," he writes on the website. Wednesday's participants are invited to wear past or present Boston Marathon gear, gear …
Playground fun doesn’t have to be reserved for kids. Adults can enjoy these outdoor play spaces too—and get a great workout at the same time.
Getting a good workout doesn’t require being stuck in a gym during the late summer heat or those deliciously crisp fall days that follow. To change things up a bit in your workout routine, consider making use of a free and easily accessible resource: your local playground. While playgrounds themselves are nothing new, in recent years, adults are returning to them in greater numbers—and not just to entertain their kids. Thanks to the rise in popularity of outdoor boot camps, which often make use of equipment available in parks and playgrounds, many adults are taking a second look at playgrounds as an affordable way to exercise their inner child and outer adult—and make exercising seem less like a chore and more (dare we say it?) fun. …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Charles Anthony, a Northville native and Farmington High School grad, wins 200-meter dash and places fifth in 100 meters at weekend Eastern Michigan University track meet.
The University of Detroit Mercy's Charles Anthony, a junior from Northville, won the 200-meter dash during the weekend's Eastern Michigan University Twilight outdoor meet in Ypsilanti. Anthony, a graduate of Farmington High School, beat 28 other sprinters with his time of 22.0, according to a Detroit Mercy press release, just missing his personal best of 21.98. The sprinter was fifth in the 100-meter dash with an 11.07 time in temperatures hovering around 40 degrees. He is the son of Charles Sr. and Theresa Anthony and majoring in civil engineering. Teams from Adrian, Concordia (Mich.), Hillsdale, IUPUI, Macomb Community College, Marygrove, Michigan, Oakland, Wayne State, Western Michigan, as well as Eastern Michigan participated in the …
The Mustangs won the game, 1-0.
The Northville High School Mustangs varsity girls soccer beat Salem High School Thursday by a score of 1-0. The following summary of the game at Salem High School was submitted by Northville girls soccer coach Eric Brucker. (38 degrees; 25 mph wind) First Half 5th minute: Junior Gabby Mencotti served a cross from the left touch line that floated in the wind over the Salem keeper’s head. Freshmen Kacey Cerretani rushed to the back post of the goal and poked in the game’s only goal. Strong defense by Ashley Peper, Cassidy Ebach, Alexis Mencotti, Tara Pawloski, Sarah Castellano, and Morgan Gozdor preserved the win. Sophomore Emily Maresh was in net for Northville to earn her first shutout of the year. Northville moves …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Mustangs won the game, 2-0.
Tuesday, April 16
The Northville High School Mustangs varsity girls soccer beat Canton High School Tuesday by a score of 2-0. The following summary of the game at Canton High School was submitted by Northville girls soccer coach Eric Brucker. 34:00 minute mark Junior Gabby Mencotti received a pass from the right flank from freshmen Kacey Cerretani; Mencotti collected the pass and shot far post. Second half - 78:00 minute mark Sophomore Kelly McHugh played a short floated ball into the 18 yard box. Senior Emily Bush brought the ball to her feet, turned to goal and fired a shot past the Canton keeper. Senior goalkeeper Kiki Hilmer registered the shutout for Northville. Northville moves to 3-0-0; Canton moves to 0-3-0. The Northville High School …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Leave a comment on Patch to show your support as U-M takes on Louisville for the national championship.
Go Blue! Cheer on the Michigan men’s basketball team as the Wolverines take on Louisville in the NCAA championship game Monday night. Just leave a comment below to show your support for the Maize and Blue. (Or show your Michigan fandom by uploading a photo by clicking on the green “Upload Photos and Videos” icon.) The NCAA Tournament final tips off at 9:23 p.m. in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The game will be televised on CBS. Hail to the Victors! If you're not one of the lucky fans making the trip to Atlanta to catch it live, there are plenty of local spots in Northville with the game turned on.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Do you proudly wear the orange and blue? Show off your Detroit Tigers gear here by uploading a photo to our fan gallery.
Raise your paws and don that old-English "D", Tigers fans, at long last it's Opening Day at Comerica Park. The home team takes on the New York Yankees today, with the first pitch at 1:05 p.m. Whether you're headed downtown, or watching the game from home, we want you to show your Tigers pride by uploading a photo or video of you and your loved ones (pets included!) rocking the orange and blue. Just click the "Upload Photo & Video" tab on this page to share your shots. What do you love about Tiger baseball? Who's your Tiger this year? How many wins will the team get? World Series or bust? Predictions? Tell us in the comments!
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
David Brandon and Mark Hollis will be speaking at a Chamber of Commerce event on April 26.
University of Michigan Athletic Director David Brandon and Michigan State University Athletic Director Mark Hollis will both speak at a luncheon on April 26. The event will be held at Laurel Manor Banquet & Conference Center at 39000 Schoolcraft Road in Livonia. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and the program is from noon to 1:30 p.m. The event is co-sponsored by the Livonia, Northville, Plymouth and Westland chambers of commerce. You can register for the event through the Northville Chamber via fax at 248-349-8730, phone at 248-349-7640, or email at email@example.com. Cost is $30 for chamber members or $40 for non-members.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
The Meads Mill 8th grade girls basketball team finished their 2013 season with a 10-0 undefeated record. All players worked hard and contributed to a successful season.
Friday, March 29, 2013
The Mustangs won the game, 2-1.
The Northville High School Mustangs varsity girls soccer beat Walled Lake Western High School Wednesday by a score of 2-1. The following summary was submitted by Northville girls soccer coach Eric Brucker. 7:00 minute mark Walled Lake Western senior Madison Schram scored directly from a corner kick as the 20+ mph wind tucked the inside the near post. Second half 63:00 minute mark Junior Gabby Mencotti collected a pass from sophomore Tara Pawloski at the 18 yard box and fired a low line drive shot passed the Warrior keeper. 73:00 minute mark Senior Emily Bush was pushed down the penalty box earning a penalty kick. Emily placed a hard low shot past the keeper for the game winner. Sophomore Emily Maresh was the winning goalkeeper …