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 …
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 …
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. John Cowley & Sons and Page's Food & Spirits in downtown Farmington will have the game on tonight, and Page's is offering drink specials. 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, baby! If you're not one of the lucky fans making the trip to Atlanta to catch it live, tell us where you'll be watching the game!
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!
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Eleven members of the team will travel this month to the 2013 YMCA Short Course Nationals meet.
Farmington Family Stingray swimmers took second place in the 2013 Great Lakes Zone YMCA Swimming Championships, held March 15-17 at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. The 24 Stingrays were among 1,600 top YMCA swimmers from 100 teams represented the states of Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana and Kentucky. Though small in numbers, the team was large in talent and heart, and proud to place just behind the Flint Falcons. The 15-and-over boys took home the high point award in their age group, and the 15-and-over girls placed second in their age group. The Stingrays were led by coaches Rich Bennetts and Robert Luke. Nick Leshok and Mallory Buha led the team with individual first place finishes. Leshok (16) placed 1st in the 50 free…
Friday, March 29, 2013
The Spartans and the Wolverines play Friday in the Sweet 16. Tell us where you will watch the game in Farmington and Farmington Hills.
How sweet is March Madness? It’s pretty sweet for the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans, both of whom will play in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night. Here’s a look at the lineup for the Spartans and Wolverines: Don't have enough TV screens to keep up with your March Madness bracket? There are plenty of viewing options in and around Farmington and Farmington Hills: John Cowley & Sons Page's Food & Spirits Scores Sports Bar & Grill Ginopolis You can watch the basketball action online here. Tell us where you're watching the games by posting a comment.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Upload your fan photos to show your support for the Michigan Wolverines or the Michigan State Spartans.
The state of Michigan is in hoops heaven, and Patch would love for you to show your devotion to your favorite college basketball team. Michigan and Michigan State both play third-round games in the NCAA Tournament at the Palace on Saturday, and fans of both teams are consumed by March Madness. We’d like to see who has the most devoted March Madness following: the Michigan Wolverines or the Michigan State Spartans? Let us know by clicking on the green “Upload Photos and Videos” icon. And don’t forget to add a comment below to let us know how far you think your favorite team will advance in the tournament. Here's the Michigan State Spartans and the Michigan Wolverines lineup on Saturday: You can watch the basketball action online here. Are …
Sunday, March 17, 2013
The photos of Harvey Chapman, Jennifer Kiel Lane, Stacy Green Tricker and the late Trevor Gaines are added to the school's wall of fame.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The Raiders' run for the state title ended Monday.
North Farmington High School's hopes of winning a boys basketball regional title were squashed Monday night when the team lost to South Lyon, 52-32. According to an article in the Observer & Eccentric, Jeron Rogers was the high scorer for the Raiders with 11 points, followed by Caleb Hogans with 10 points. The team advanced to the regional semifinal after beating Walled Lake Central Friday night, 47-33, to win the district title. The team ends the season with a 15-6 overall record. South Lyon now goes on to play in the regional final against Ypsilanti on Wednesday night. Do you have any photos from the season? Share them on Patch by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos."
Monday, March 11, 2013
Grand Ledge won first place for the sixth consecutive year.
The Farmington United gymnastics team won third place in the state competition Friday. Grand Ledge won the state title for the sixth year in a row with a total score of 149.350. Canton followed in second place with a total score of 145.750, and Farmington came in third with a score of 141.475. You can view the breakdown of the team's scores for vault, bars, beam and floor at the MHSAA website. According to the MHSAA, Farmington qualified for the state competition by winning its regional competition on March 2 with a score of 142.950. The team is open to athletes from Farmington, North Farmington and Harrison high schools. Do you have any photos from the season? Upload your photos by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos" or send them to joni…