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Monday, 2013 Mar 04th


Here are briefs from the Feb. 26 Saline Area Schools Board of Education meeting:

·         In his comments, Superintendent Scot Graden commended the performance of the Saline boys swim and dive team, which won its fourth straight SEC title and is going for its fourth straight state title Saturday.

“When it’s all said and done, this may be the most dominant run for any team in Saline High School history,” Graden said.


Sunday, 2013 Mar 03rd


The following information is from the Saline Community Education Newsletter


Tryouts for boys lacrosse for grades 5-8 will begin on March 11. Find more detailed information, including tryout times and league information, here.Check out our winter classes in our winter/spring program guide here. Registration is open for these classes! Note: The links in the interactive program guide are not functioning. Please search for the class you'd like to register for on

John and Tammy Broesamle of Saline were among more than 300 young farmers from around the state gathered in Dearborn Feb. 22-24 for Michigan Farm Bureau's 2013 Young Farmer Leaders' Conference.


Council meets for a work session at 6 p.m. and regular meeting at 7:30 p.m.



The Saline Area Players are in full swing preparing for their spring production of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka.  The show will be performed April 19-21 at the Ellen A Ewing Performing Arts Center at Saline HS.  Auditions took place in January and rehearsals started two weeks ago.


Here are the top 7 posts on The Saline Post from Feb. 24 to March 3.

The Saline High School seniors each placed sixth in the three-day state wrestling tournament.


Saturday, 2013 Mar 02nd

The Saline Fiddlers play the 19th Annual Winter Hometown Concert with Ryan Shupe and the Rubberband at Saline Middle School.

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A year later, the Lady Hornets enjoyed sweet revenge.

Saline won its first girls district basketball championship in five years, defeating Bedford 47-41 at Monroe High School Friday. The final was a rematch of last year’s district championship game, which was won by the Kicking Mules.

The Lady Hornets (14-8) now return home for the regional tournament. Saline plays Brownstown Woodhaven (16-4) at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Sophomore Amanda Zylstra scored 15 points, including four three-pointers. Senior Melissa Needham scored 10 points.

Friday, 2013 Mar 01st

Both Saline High School seniors have guaranteed an all-state finish at the state wrestling tournament.


Performances by DARC will include various styles of jazz, ballet, lyrical, tap, hip hop, pointe, contemporary and modern dance.

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Saline City Council will discuss funding the fire department and replenishing the city's fund balance at Monday's work session meeting.


Coach Eric Williams’ decision to keep big junior Max Recknagel for the start of Thursday’s senior night contest could have been disastrous.

Senior Reece Dils and junior David Hendrickson got in foul trouble early trying to guard the bigger Pioneers, and both sat out a majority of the first half. But Saline’s hard-working bench kept the Hornets close and a hot fourth quarter pushed the Hornets ahead of Pioneer before they ultimately fell, 56-50.

Thursday, 2013 Feb 28th

Seniors Taylor Ticknor and Alex Cornelius put themselves within striking distance of the all-state podium with a round one victory Thursday at the Palace of Auburn Hills, while Nate O'Sullivan must bounce back from an early setback.


For now, parents, students and staff will notice more locked doors and changes to pickup and drop-off procedures. More changes loom.


Elmore Ray faces several charges, including four counts of assault with intent to murder, after allegedly shooting at vehicles on U.S. 23 near Michigan Avenue.

Police & Fire

The annual show, which features 150 crafters and vendors, is a major fundraiser for programs supported by Saline Community Education.

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