Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Detroit Lions Youth Football Camp will take place June 10-13 at Hornung Elementary School in Brighton.
The Detroit Lions Youth Football Camp is headed back to Brighton this summer. This will be the tenth year the program has visited Livingston County, according to Youth Football Assistant Rachel Lahring, and the fourth year in Brighton. The camp is open to boys and girls, ages 4-18, and will take place June 10-13 at Hornung Elementary School. "Detroit Lions Youth Football Camps have been created for the purpose of making a positive impact on children’s lives both on and off the field through football," Lahring wrote in an email to Brighton Patch. The program is non-contact and designed to improve a child's beginning, intermediate, or advanced skill level, according to a press release, and participants are grouped based on age and skill …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Gavin Smith has a dream job with the Detroit Lions, but the position takes hard work, dedication and creativity.
After opening a second studio, surviving a grinding wedding season and taking thousands of senior pictures, a fall Sunday sounds like a great time for an average professional photographer to put their feet up and relax. However, Fenton’s Gavin Smith is not your average professional photographer. A fall Sunday means more lenses, lighting, pressure to be at his best and another a full day of work, with perhaps a little fun mixed in along the way. Smith serves as the officials Detroit Lions photographer, a position he earned in 2006. While it sounds like a glorious job, and Smith loves every bit of it, it’s still a stressful position, especially when he hasn’t had a day off in three weeks. Pre-game warm-up Smith doesn’t wait until kickoff to …
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Check out these game-by-game predictions from a Patch blogger.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Michigan's 28 Patch websites are looking for bloggers to write about the Detroit Lions as the countdown to the 2012 season opener begins.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Can’t wait for the Detroit Lions’ season to kick off Sept. 9 at Ford Field against the St. Louis Rams—much less the preseason opener against the Cleveland Browns on Aug. 10? Do you know the words to the Lions’ fight song, “Gridiron Heroes?” Do you bleed Honolulu Blue and Silver? Then we would love you to share your passion for football and the Lions by blogging on Patch! Patch would love to hear your opinions and views as the Lions try to return to the playoffs after last year’s 10-win season. Blogging on Patch is easy to do—just click here to get started. Bloggers will reach thousands of daily Patch users and will have access to our sophisticated platform to share make observations about the Lions, vent frustrations and celebrate …