Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Autumn Blaney, a level 9 gymnast from Brighton, qualified to compete at the Eastern National Championships.
Patch will regularly spotlight young people in the Brighton community who are successful, talented and just plain awesome. Today we feature a young Brighton gymnast who qualified to compete at the Eastern National Championships on May 2 in Battle Creek. Autumn Blaney Do you know a local young person who deserves applause because he or she shovels the elderly neighbors' driveway? Or perhaps athletic achievements are worth sharing. Everyone deserves attention, and we want to tell these stories. Email nominations to local editor Tatum Ryan at email@example.com, provide the information shown above and include a photo with names and ages.
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 …
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, baby! If you're not one of the lucky fans making the trip to Atlanta to catch it live, there are plenty of local bars in the Brighton area with the game turned on.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Michigan, Louisville, Wichita State and Syracuse go for the title. Here's where to watch.
Finally, the NCAA Final Four is here. The March Madness 2013 Final Four television schedule begins Saturday with a television schedule that includes Louisville vs. Wichita State followed by Michigan vs. Syracuse. The Vegas lines on the Final Four give Louisville a 9.5-point edge and favor Michigan by 2. Sure, your March Madness tournament brackets are probably busted, but you can still have fun with the tournament. How? Here's Charles Barkley on David Letterman discussing March Madness. If you're not one of the lucky fans making the trip to Atlanta to catch it live, there are plenty of local bars in Brighton with the game turned on. Have other suggestions? Tell us in the comments.
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, March 26, 2013
The studio will take all of its 31 acts to compete in Sandusky, Ohio in June.
The Dance competition season is underway and Theresa's Aademy of Dance already has reason to celebrate with 31 acts heading to the Showstoppers National Championships in Sandusky, Ohio this June. The students qualified for the competition in Battle Creek March 16 and March 17. Events include four dance divisions: solo, duets, trios and super groups, which are 20 or more dancers, according to Theresa Mitchell, Academy of Dance social media director. "We want to give many thanks to our competition choreographers, Theresa McKeon, Rachael Nardozzi, Jessica Van Voorst, Andria Carlson and Kori Snow," Mitchell said. "We also want to thank our many moms, dads and dancers that went in to making the weekend such a great success - we traveled with …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Jordan Amine and Aaron Calderon are Brighton High School's 'most winningest' wrestlers.
Brighton High School Seniors Jordan Amine and Aaron Calderon will soon trade up their familiar black and orange wrestling singlets to maize and blue as the two head to the University of Michigan to compete in the fall. "It's always been a dream for me to go to the University of Michigan, but to be honest, I didn't know that they were interested in me as a wrestler, but when I found out, I was pretty excited," Aaron said. The two are Brighton High School's 'most winningest' wrestlers, according to Coach Sam Amine, Jordan's father. Amine said that both students have 3.5 grade point averages (GPAs) and were academic all-staters. Jordan hit his 200th career win during his senior season, while Aaron had 183 and won the state championship last…
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Bulldogs named to the Division 1 all-state team.
In addition to helping their team defend its state title, five Bulldogs icers were named to the Division 1 all-state team by the Michigan High School Hockey Coaches Association. The coaches met on Saturday at Compuware Arena before the MHSAA state finals began. The Brighton all-staters are: Hartland and Pinckney also had two players each that made the Division 2 team.
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Brighton Bulldogs defeated Detroit Catholic Central 2-1 in Division 1 finals Saturday night.
Brighton High School defended its Championship Title by defeating Detroit Catholic Central 2-1 in the Division 1 hockey state championship game Saturday at Compuware. Michael Yuhasz scored a goal and assisted on another for Brighton. Lucas Morgan also had a goal and an assist, and Daniel Bosio had an assist for the Bulldogs. Brighton Goalie Jimmy Milletics stopped 37 of 38 shots on goal. Share your game photos by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos."
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Hugo Ruellan will travel to Washington DC as a National Youth Delegate this summer.