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 Dearborn area with the game turned on.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Dearborn Heights Crestwood will advance to regionals.
Dearborn Public Schools' three girls varsity basketball teams were eliminated from post-season play this past week in the Class A district tournament, according to the Michigan High School Athletic Association. District 16 play began Feb. 25 at Brownstown Woodhaven, with Lincoln Park facing off against Edsel Ford High School and Dearborn High taking on Fordson High. Edsel and Fordson advanced to district semifinals on Feb. 27, playing against Allen Park and Dearborn Heights Crestwood, respectively. The Thunderbirds lost, 34-21; while the Tractors lost, 52-23. Allen Park lost to Crestwood March 1 in the district finals. Crestwood will advance to the girls basketball regionals, taking on Westland's John Glenn High School on Monday, March 5 …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The annual basketball tournament is held to raise funds for the Karmanos Cancer Institute.
Edsel Ford High School hosted the annual Guido Showcase on Wednesday. The annual Dearborn-based tournament raises funds for the Karmanos Cancer Institute. in memory of former Dearborn Mayor Michael Guido, who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2006. Basketball teams from Dearborn High, Fordson High, Edsel Ford and Divine Child competed against other area schools in the tournament. The showcase is usually held over two days during the district's winter break, but was condensed to one. According to the Detroit Free Press, Ali Farhat—playing with the Pioneers—was the stand-out player of the day. Farhat scored 37 points in the team's win over Detroit Catholic Cental, including seven 3-pointers. Here's a look at how the teams fared: Girls …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Divine Child falls to undefeated Goodrich in the Class B girls basketball state semifinals.
Divine Child’s quest for a second straight girls basketball championship fell just short. Divine Child lost to unbeaten Goodrich 68-53 in the Class B state semifinals on Friday in the Breslin Center at East Lansing. Divine Child, the defending Class B state champion, had defeated Marshall in the state quarterfinals earlier in the week. Goodrich (27-0 overall record) will play Grand Rapids Catholic Central in the Class B state championship game on Saturday at 6 p.m. For a boxscore of the game, click here.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Supporters of the Divine Child girls basketball team are fired up as the Falcons will head to the Class B state semifinals on Friday.
Friday, March 9, 2012
The Falcons defeated New Boston Huron to capture a high school girls basketball Class B regional championship.
The Falcons are flying high in the girls basketball state tournament once again. Divine Child kept rolling in the playoffs and claimed a Class B regional championship with a 56-33 victory over New Boston Huron on Thursday at Carleton Airport, according to mhsaa.com. The Falcons won the Class B state championship last year. With Thursday’s victory, Divine Child advances to the Class B state quarterfinals, where the Falcons will play Marshall on March 13 at 7 p.m. at Ann Arbor Skyline. Divine Child has an overall record of 23-2. Marshall is 19-6. Meanwhile, Dearborn Edsel Ford’s tournament run is over after an 83-62 loss to defending state champion Inkster in a Class A regional final at Ypsilanti Lincoln. Edsel Ford lost despite 21 points …
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Dearborn High, Fordson and Henry Ford Academy bow out in district competition.
Edsel Ford and Divine Child's girls basketball teams will both be moving on to regionals in their respective classes. Edsel Ford In the first round of Class A districts for Dearborn schools on Monday, Feb. 27, Fordson High advanced with a 59-37 win over Lincoln Park, while Dearborn High lost to Crestwood 56-31 the same day. Wednesday saw Fordson take on Edsel Ford, with the Thunderbirds coming out victorious, 65-32. Crestwood brought home a win against Allen Park, 58-42. Friday's game was a blowout for the Lady Thunderbirds, answering every Crestwood point with two of their own. The final score of the night was 55-29 for Edsel. The girls will advance to the regional semifinals on March 6, taking on Brownstown Woodhaven at Ypsilanti Lincoln…
Monday, February 27, 2012
Two Divine Child sports head to states, while girls basketball teams face off during districts.
It's a big week in sports for Divine Child. This weekend, players from three of their teams are heading to state finals in their respective sports: individual girls bowlers, individual boys bowlers and the team, as well as the competitive cheer squad. Both the girls and boys bowling teams from Divine Child headed to regionals in Canton on Feb. 24, and the results were good. The boys team took second place overall, with a total score of 4019–less than 50 points behind Ferndale High. Individual boys bowlers also fared well, with seniors Alex Muszynski and Monty Wonnacott qualifying for state individual finals. Though the girls bowling team for DC came in fourth overall in regionals, just missing the cutoff for states, seniors Kara Lang and …
Sunday, February 26, 2012
The Long Elementary Jr. Pro Basketball program, run entirely by volunteer parents, has been going strong for seven years.
Every parent searches for ways to entertain their kids in the winter. When sledding and snowmen wear out their welcome–or, as with this year, there’s no snow at all–where do families turn? Seven years ago, one mom decided to take matters into her own hands, forming Long Elementary’s Jr. Pro Basketball. “The program was started … by a mother who made a promise to her son to start a league at his school,” explained mom and committee member Lisa LePage. These days, the program is still running strong, and is the only elementary school-based basketball league in Dearborn. Completely volunteer-run, dad and committee member Chris Coleman explained that the program is all about fun. “The whole concept is teaching kids to have fun, exercise and …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Divine Child and Edsel Ford hoops teams race toward state championships; wrestlers head to districts.
With only a month left until state championships in most sports, high school teams are stepping up their games in hopes to improve–or hold onto their leads–as they head toward playoffs. For two Dearborn basketball teams, that means working extra hard to ensure that perfect or near-perfect seasons remain the norm throughout February. Edsel Ford's girls basketball team has continued their winning streak–most recently, with a win over Dearborn High on Friday. Their record stands at 15-1. Meanwhile, Divine Child's girls basketball team is undefeated in the Catholic League Central Division, with a record of 8-0. Edsel is ranked in the top 10 in the state in Class A, according to a Detroit Free Press poll. Also, DC's team is in the top 10 in …