Goal Line Stands, Hibbard TDs Fuel Saline's Playoff Clinching Win at Pioneer

 10/01/2016 - 04:35

Senior Connor Hibbard scored three touchdowns and a defensive goal line stand fueled Saline in a 20-9 victory on a soggy night at Pioneer.

Saline improved to 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the SEC Red. The Hornets clinched at least a share of the SEC Red conference championship. Saline can clinch its third straight unbeaten season if they defeat Monroe at next week’s Homecoming game. Saline also clinched a playoff spot for the fifth straight year.

Update: Saline Police Take Custody of Suicidal Gunman

 09/30/2016 - 17:09

Update: Saline Police took custody of the suspect prior to 8 p.m., according to a source in the SPD. Sgt. Stephen Maag said the situation was resolved peacefully but declined to provide more details late Friday evening.

A SWAT team from Washtenaw County had been called out to assist at the scene.

More information may be available this weekend.

The following was posted earlier this evening.

Maple Road Bridge Over Saline River Closed Oct. 5

 09/30/2016 - 14:11

On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, a Contractor for the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will CLOSE Maple Road between Milkey Road and Mooreville Rd to perform repairs to the Maple Road bridge over the Saline River.

The road will be closed to all traffic during the bridge repair work.  The WCRC expects the work to be complete by Friday, November 4, 2016.  However, please be advised that due to weather conditions, all dates are tentative and subject to change.

Saline Defeats Pioneer, Still Unbeaten in SEC Pools

 09/30/2016 - 02:52

Saline defeated Pioneer 122-63 in girls varsity swim and dive action Thursday. The Hornets remain undefeated in SEC competition.

Senior Maddy Murphy, junior Lizzy Spears and sophomore Maddie Luther each won two events for the Hornets, who also won all three relays. Sydney Kermath and Cam McPherson also won events for Saline.

Murphy, Emma Loveland, Luther and Lisa Gross won the 200-yard medley in 1:53.92 to open the meet.

Spears followed by winning the 200-yard freestyle in 1:55.12. Johananna Jorgenson was second in 1:57.92 and Emily Laing was fourth in 2:03.19.

Field Hockey: Saline Skunks Chelsea 7-0

 09/30/2016 - 01:39

Saline skunked Chelsea 7-0 in Division 1 field hockey action at Saline High School Tuesday night.

Coach Erica Reilly wanted to see the girls get off to a good start – and the team granted her wish.

Sophia Tzavaras scored the first of her two goals 2:10 into the game and the Hornets never looked back.

“We’ve been a second half team a lot this year. So I challenged the girls to come out strong and score within the first two minutes,” Reilly said. “We were pretty close to that.

Volleyball: Saline Stays Unbeaten in SEC With Sweep of Huron

 09/30/2016 - 00:52

Saline stayed unbeaten in the SEC Red by sweeping Huron, 25-17, 25-15 and 25-14, in varsity volleyball action Tuesday.

Olivia Sovitch and Olivia Hesse each had nine kills to lead the attack. Kathryn Wilkie also had six kills. Olivia Vance added three kills. Hesse also had two blocks at the net.

At the service line Emily Finkbeiner, Zoey Ammon, and Mickaley Monahan each had two aces.

Senior Payton Cole recorded 18 digs without an error to lead the defense. Zoey Ammon led the team with 29 assists.

Loftus Leads Hornets to SEC Tournament Title

 09/30/2016 - 00:40

The Lady Hornets won the SEC tournament and clinched the SEC Red Championship at Calderone Farms Monday.

Saline’s top four golfers posted an 18-hole score of 339 to win the tournament by 22 strokes. Pioneer was second at 361 and Skyline was third at 377.

Catherine Loftus shot 73 and was match medalist. Sydney page (83, fourth place) and Stephanie Schick (87, fifth place) also made the all-tournament team. Molly Pribble shot 96 to account for Saline’s scoring. Danielle Bunney (97) and Marge Wood (99) also golfed for the Lady Hornets.

Meet Janet Dillon, One of Four Candidates for Saline City Council

 09/29/2016 - 19:24

Janet Dillon is one of four candidates running for Saline City Council. She is running along with fellow incumbent Dean Girbach and Christen Mitchell and Mike Gudith. In November, city voters will elect three candidates to two-year terms on council. The terms begin in January.

Meet Janet Dillon.

Saline Farmers Market - Plenty of Summer/Fall Produce

 09/29/2016 - 16:02

Open Saturdays, Downtown on S. Ann Arbor St., 8am-noon.  Still plenty of summer/fall produce is available.  The market has a variety of different baked goods - all baked fresh just for the market.  Kniffen Family Farms have fresh hormone free eggs and chicken.  Mark's Farm has an abundance of veggies as well as hormone free pork in various cuts including steaks, sausage, bacon, and ground.  Honey, local cheese, chips and salsa, fudge, nut butters, coffee and more are offered.

Homemade cider and donuts are in and so delicious.

Secrets Make a Heart-Warming Surprise for Saline Retired Iron’s Mighty Mac Tractor Crossing

 09/29/2016 - 02:47

This was the ninth year for the historic Mackinac Bridge Antique Tractor Crossing event; organized and sponsored by Owosso Tractor Parts. A record number of 1,326 tractors, all at least 40 years old or older, ventured across the Mighty Mac on September 9, 2016 after parading thru downtown Mackinaw City. Representing the Saline Retired Iron club were 36 tractors, 3 buddy riders and a semi-truck.

Twirlettes Win 16th National Team Championship, Capture 12 Individual Titles

 09/29/2016 - 02:24

The Saline Twirlettes National team program has a proven track record and their commitment and dedication is proving to be a winning tradition. The program is building champions and at the recent national competition the team brought home their 16th national team title for their Pre-teen dance twirl called the Minion team. They won 12 individual national titles and 78 top ten medals and had three members make the top 20 in the Grand National Majorette contest and one top six finalist.

Woman Offers Gratitude to Unknown Good Samaritans

 09/28/2016 - 04:43

Mabel Peabody doesn’t know the Good Samaritans helped her but she hopes this story finds them.

Peabody, 87, was on her daily morning walk to purchase a newspaper Friday morning when she tripped.

“I tripped and fell flat on my face,” said Peabody, who fell along the sidewalk on Maple Road, close to the mobile home park where she resides.

She laid there in pain as the morning rush hour traffic passed by.

Then someone stopped.

Cross Country: Lady Hornets Nearly Upset Pioneers at Jamboree

 09/28/2016 - 04:21

The Saline girls cross country team nearly upset host Pioneer in the second SEC Jamboree of the season Tuesday.

Running without all-state junior Jessi Larson, the Hornets placed three runners in the top five and six in the top 12. Saline finished with 33 points, just two more than Pioneer.

Pioneer junior Anne Forsyth continued her dominance, running the 5K course in 18:11 – more than a minute faster than anyone else. Jacalyn Overdier, also of Pioneer, was second in 19:17.2.

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