The Brighton First United Methodist Church delivered SELCRA soccer uniforms on its mission trip to Haiti last week.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Friday, November 23, 2012
Brighton Alum Nick Schroeder was awarded the University of Evansville’s signature scholar-athlete honor, the Heritage Federal Academic Community Award.
Heritage Federal Credit Union has honored Brighton High School’s 2011 Top Dog scholar-athlete Nick Schroeder with the University of Evansville’s signature scholar-athlete award, the 2012 Heritage Federal Academic Community Award. Schroeder was presented the honor at the Indiana school’s annual student-athlete academic honors breakfast. The accolade recognizes academic achievement, community service, and campus leadership and includes a $1,012 scholarship and a plaque that is displayed in the Carson Center, the focal point of Evansville Purple Aces athletics. “This was totally unexpected,” said Schroeder who plays target forward for the school’s NCAA Division I soccer team. “There are so many student-athletes in our athletic program at …
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The Bulldogs won their game Tuesday night 5-1.
-Submitted by Coach Rob Williams Brighton beat Milford 5-1 in KLAA Conference play Tuesday night. Brighton High School Senior Forrest Chong scored 2 goals along with an assist. Senior Jordan Messick had a goal and an assist. Senior Aaron Meredith and Junior Austin Wilks scored the other goals for Brighton. Brighton outshot Milford 20-2 and improves to 2-0-2 overall, and 1-0-0 in KLAA play. The next game is Thursday at Pinckney.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
A Commerce Township resident conducted a soccer equipment drive in Brighton this past August.
This past year, the Southeastern Livingston County Recreation Authority (SELCRA) had to order new soccer uniforms to replace the previous ones — even though they were only 4 years old. SELCRA Administrative Supervisor Cheryl Royster said it was because the supplier could not get the material to match the older uniforms. "You come into a new season, and you only need about 300 to 400 more; he can't manufacture that many, so we had to go with a new style," Royster explained. "We're always looking for someone to use them. We don't want to just throw them out. But the problem is the shipping. We can't afford to ship them because it costs between $30 and $40 to ship 50 uniforms." That's where Commerce Township resident Mark Mangune came in. …
Monday, July 18, 2011
Group with Hartland and Brighton ties watches tough loss at Buffalo Wild Wings in Genoa Township.
Watching the U.S. women's soccer team lose Sunday to Japan on penalty kicks might have been a let down for area soccer fans, but gathering together an a local restaurant to watch the thrilling match was a big win for one local youth club. “Sometimes this sort of thing happens. It’s disappointing, but it was still one great game,” said Linda Bowen, a Hartland mother of two youth soccer players, who watched the game with her kids as part of a group of 50 parents, players and coaches of Michigan Alliance FC at Buffalo Wild Wings in Genoa Township. Members of the Livingston County-based youth elite soccer club cheered loudly as the U.S. team — which last won the world cup in 1999 — twice took leads. But they also grumbled about officiating and…