Sunday, January 13, 2013
After falling behind 2-0 in the first period, the Flyers battle back to make it a nail biter.
Sunday, January 13
The Farmington Hills Flyers hockey team, made up of students from North Farmington and Harrison high schools, lost a close one at the Farmington Hills Ice Arena Saturday night. Livonia Churchill came away with the win, beating the Flyers 4 to 3 on the Flyers home ice. Livonia opened the scoring in the first period on an even strength goal beating Flyer Goalie Hunter Myers (29) at 4:36. The goal was scored by Nick Missiak (18) with assists going to Brad Milkus (11) and Riley Brown (16). Although the Chargers seemed to have a bit more jump and often carried the play during the first period, the score remained 1-0 Livonia Churchill until 11:55 in the first. Skating shorthanded due to a boarding penalty at 11:12, Brad Milkus (11) with a …
Friday, December 28, 2012
The Friday night game is one of just a few events on our holiday weekend calendar.
All former Farmington High hockey players home for the holiday – or who never left town – are invited to play in Friday's annual alumni game at the Farmington Hills Ice Arena. Learn more about the game and other events by browsing through the photos above, then visiting the links below for more information. Do you know about an event that's not on our calendar? You can add it, by signing in to the site (or signing up for an account) and posting your event here.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Gear and instruction will be provided for kids of all ages.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Want to learn how to play hockey? Suburban Ice in Farmington Hills invites kids of all ages who have never tried the sport to experience the game and learn the basics of the sport in a fun, safe environment during their Dec. 29 "Try Hockey Free" event. Participants will be provided all the necessary equipment, and on-ice instructors will teach kids how to get dressed, stand on skates, hold a stick and skate around. Pre-registration is required; call 248-888-1400 or visit www.suburbanicefarmingtonhills.com. Source: Suburban Ice press release
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Tickets are still available for Dec. 21 charity game at Plymouth’s Compuware Arena.
Red and blue may not be Christmas colors, but the two will face off in the spirit of the season to raise funds for the family of fallen West Bloomfield Police Department Officer Patrick O'Rourke. The Detroit Red Wings Alumni Association and the Joe Kocur Foundation for Children will hit the ice at Compuware Arena in Plymouth Dec. 21 to play a charity hockey game, the proceeds of which will be donated to the O'Rourke Family Trust. O'Rourke, 39, was fatally shot Sept. 9 while responding with other officers to what police believed could have been a suicidal man. The incident sparked a barricaded gunman standoff that ended when police found the suspect, Ricky Coley, 50, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. O'Rourke was the department's …
Friday, August 3, 2012
Free concerts, outdoor events and hockey activities are on tap this weekend in Farmington and Farmington Hills.
A weekend packed with activities in Farmington and Farmington Hills starts today, with temperatures back in the 90s and a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. To round out your calendar for the next three days, browse through the gallery to learn about events listed in our calendar, then click on the links below for more information: If you know about an event that's not on our calendar, add it by visiting our Events home page and clicking the Add an Event button.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Tonight's free concert in Heritage Park features the Farmington-based band Delta Twins.
Farmington Hills resident Bob Young lives a long-time dream tonight, as his Delta Twins band plays a concert at the Heritage Park amphitheater. Here's what else you should know today: The mercury is expected to climb into the 90s today, so make sure you stay hydrated and cool. The National Weather Service predicts a low tonight in the upper 60s, with a 30 percent chance of rain. The first time Bob Young saw the amphitheater in Heritage Park, he wanted to play there – and tonight, if the weather holds, he will. Young performs with Delta Twins at 7 p.m. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy this free concert by a locally based blues/rock band that was nominated earlier this year for a Detroit Music Award. Rain location for the concert is the …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Diane Pieknik, a resident of Fox Run retirement community in Novi, shows you're never too old to try something new.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Back in February, Novi Patch told you about Diane Pieknik, a 65-year-old woman who decided to turn her lifelong love for hockey into her newest hobby by joining an adult women's hockey league. Now Pieknik tells her own story in a video by Erickson Living. Pieknik said part of her was hesitant to try playing the sport at first, but the other part of her was sure she wanted to give it a shot. "I want try it, just to say I can do it," she said. Pieknik is from Farmington Hills but now lives at Fox Run retirement community in Novi. Pieknik, who is also big fan of the Detroit Red Wings, said her team was very excited for her when she scored her first goal. Now she sends her game summaries to her children and is proud to show others that you're …
Friday, December 23, 2011
Hundreds show up to cheer as the Flyers take a 5-3 victory.
Hundreds of high school hockey fans watched Farmington Hills Unified (North Farmington-Harrison) top the Farmington High Falcons 5-3 Thursday in an exciting display of cross-town rivalry, at Farmington Hills Ice Arena. The game started with an even match-up between the two teams, who played to a 3-3 tie Nov. 23. The Falcons' Nick Kozoro was the first to score, with help from teammate Adam Lockner. The Flyers responded in the 2nd period with a goal by T.J. Zak. The Flyers took the lead with a goal from Jack Ladouceur, assisted by Ben Colenso, setting off a surge of excitement that led to another goal just 25 seconds later, with Ladouceur assisted by Stephen Coulter and Shane Moran. The Flyers continued their streak in the 3rd period, as …