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Thursday, 2012 Sep 20th

 

The Michigan House has overwhelmingly approved landmark legislation to raise awareness and reduce the amount of head-related injuries in youth sports, state Rep. Mark Ouimet announced Thursday.

House Bill 5697 requires coaches to immediately remove an athlete from play if a concussion is suspected, and return only after written authorization from an appropriate health professional.

Schools

The Saline varsity volleyball team overcame a slow start Wednesday to defeat Pioneer, 25-17, 23-25, 25-11 and 25-16.

Saline improved to 24-7-2 overall and 6-1 in the SEC.

"I wasn't very happy at all with our first two sets," said Saline coach Lisa Shea. "We missed too many serves and we just didn't play with the kind of energy and discipline that I expect this team to play with."

But Saline bounced back and played well in the final two sets.

Sports

Hornets love to golf at Eagle Crest Golf Club. In 2010 the Saline girls won a state championship at the course. The boys won there in 2006.

The winning ways continued Wednesday as Saline's girls team defeated the Huron River Rats 182-221.

Emily While shot a 42 for the match medal. She finished strong, shooting birdies on two of her final three holes.

Sports

Wednesday, 2012 Sep 19th

Edna C.Laughrey, age 71, a resident of Brecon Village, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 at the University of Michigan Hospital.

Obituaries

 

Aaarrrr! Library events, ahoy!

For nine years, pirate language enthusiasts have been uniting world-wide on Sept. 19 to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day.

While some people may question the need for such a day, the organizers behind this day have answered “Why not? Talking like a pirate is fun. It’s really that simple.” Activities for this day range from addressing friends as “me hearties!” to sing-a-longs and costume parties. 

Community News

It’s never a party without some traditional German music! Shaking the stage will be none other than Da Frankenmuda Fratz’n.  Since 1994, Da Frankenmuda Fratz’n has been regarded as the premier German traditionalist band in Michigan!  They will bring the party and ensure that it doesn’t stop until you guzzle down the last drop of your favorite beer from the Bier Garten! 

Community News

Tuesday, 2012 Sep 18th

The man behind a plan to build a 102-unit condo development on Monroe Street told city council that he can't move forward with the project until the EPA forces prior owners to live up to cleanup orders.

Government

Monday, 2012 Sep 17th

 

Mulling over a request to support a county-wide transport and participate in a regional transportation authority that will bring with it a tax on residents, Saline City Council heard a presentation on what the plan might mean for local residents.

At Monday’s meeting, Ann Arbor Transpiration Authority representative Sarah Pressprich Gryniewicz highlighted what the plan offers Saline, if it is implemented over the next five years.

Pressprich Gryniewicz outlined the new services Saline will see implemented over the next five years, including:

Government

Emily White paced Saline with a 78 and Saline coach Betsy French was happy to see Lauren Rasmussen chip in with a 94.

Visit the farm animals, take part in activities and tour the old farmhouse during this fall event.

History

The resulting document from the strategic planning process could shape decision making on a range of issues, from tax increases for infrastructure improvements to policies on class sizes and online learning.

Schools

Sunday, 2012 Sep 16th

Rising fees haven't hurt participation at Saline High School, and board members wonder what that means for the future of funding school athletics.

Schools

The Saline Area Schools policy committee is recommending one meeting a month be held at Saline City Hall, which is equipped with a broadcast booth.

Schools

Saturday, 2012 Sep 15th

North Farmington pushed the Hornets to the limit, but Saline was victorious.

Sports

Despite having three girls under 19 minutes, Saline placed second once again to last year's state champs from Grosse Pointe South.

Sports

 

The Saline boys’ cross country team finished second in one of the largest races of the year – The Spartan Invitational at East Lansing.

Saline tied top ranked Waterford Mott for first with a score of 191 after the first five runners. Waterford Mott won on the tie-breaker – their sixth fastest runner edged Saline’s sixth fastest runner.

Saline coach Carl Spina said it was a tough loss, considering how well the team ran. But it’s a loss they can learn from.

Sports

Close to 5,000 people were in attendance at Hornet Stadium for Friday night's varsity football game between Saline and Ann Arbor Pioneer.

The Hornets fell 7-6 in a defensive struggle (for the story, click here.)

Still, with a lot of buzz surround the new and improved Hornets, and a traditional rival in town, Hornet Stadium was as loud as ever.

This gallery features pictures of the game, the band, and the crowd. Click any picture to start the slideshow.

Saline's defensive forced five turnovers but the offense couldn't make them count, as the Hornets lost their first game of the year.

Sports

Friday, 2012 Sep 14th

 

Bargain hunters, Saline has an event for you on Saturday.

The second installment of the "Saline Resale Circuit" takes place from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15 at four resale shops in Saline. Participating are the Saline Community Thrift Store, 789 W. Michigan Ave., The Resale Boutique, 107 E. Michigan Ave., Reincarnations Resale, 109 E. Michigan, and Nu2U, 1311 E. Michigan Ave.

Shopping

Saline's swimmers and divers took the top 3 spots or more in every individual event.

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