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Thursday, 2013 May 02nd

Saline's varsity girls' soccer team defeated Bedford Tuesday, 4-0.

The Lady Hornets improved to 6-5 overall.

Taylor Mulder, Brianne Hovde, Kayla Kouba and Danielle Rathfon scored goals for Saline.

Saline visits Chelsea at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Saline's varsity lacrosse team (7-4) scored 7 goals in the first quarter and never looked back, defeating Bedford 20-2.

Lots of Hornets figured into the scoring.

Brett Braun and Tyler Schaefer (4 goals, 5 ground balls) each scored four goals. Tommy Hickey (3 goals, 3 assists and 2 ground balls) and Sam Ozminkowski (3 goals, 1 assists, 4 ground balls) each scored three goals. Tom Needham scored two goals and was 5-0 on faceoffs. Nick Karapas, Jay Graden, Daniel Kosek (1 goal, 3 assists, 3 ground balls) and Zach Cameron also scored for Saline.

At the Rentschler Farm Museum, all visitors with a pass will receive a 10 percent off in the gift shop.

Wednesday, 2013 May 01st

Washtenaw Community College is offering 50 new scholarships worth $3,000 each for seniors from any high school to attend WCC after they graduate.


Saline defeated Huron 130-7 in what was very nearly not a dual track and field meet Tuesday.

The Hornets won every individual race, every relay and every field event. In fact, Saline athletes finished 1-2-3 in all but three events.

Coach Allan Leslie said it wasn’t Saline’s goal to win in such convincing fashion.

“We don’t come out here to run up the score. But we’ve got work to do. Suddenly, it’s May and we’re trying to get ready for some big meets,” Leslie said.

Alexa Ross, Quenee Dale and Randi Bennett each won two events for Saline.

Tuesday, 2013 Apr 30th

Saline Hornets crew team was buzzing with its medal haul at the 2013 Hebda Memorial Cup Regatta.


NOVI - WaterScape, based in Saline, Mich., was voted Best Landscaper by show attendees at the Novi Home & Garden Show held at the Suburban Collection Showplace earlier this month.

Featured in the display were pine trees, flowers and copper birds perched for fishing Koi in the magnificent three tiered waterfall. WaterScape showcased the skill and beauty of their technique with their original display.

In other police news, a teenager avoided charges for his bogus Taco Bell order.

District seeks to develop “global citizens”

The softball team swept Chelsea, the baseball team split with the Bulldogs, and the water polo team fell to Skyline.

According to city leaders, the tax hike would cost the owner of the average home about $66 a year.

Monday, 2013 Apr 29th

Saturday's E-Waste Recycling Event, sponsored by the Saline Environmental Commission and Fifth Corner Teen Center, was a "smashing success," according to organizers.

Volunteers helped unload nearly two semi truck trailers worth of old printers, televisions, phonex, computers and other unwanted, broken and obsolete electronics.

"It was one of our most successful events," said David Rhoads, Saline City Council's liaison to the environmental commission and member of the 5th Corner Board. Rhoads estimated that nearly 39,000 pounds of electronic waste was collected.

The teams need to raise $10,000 by May 17 to cover the cost of attending the Global Finals Tournament.

The Saline High School team finished in the top 10 for the fifth straight year.

The Lady Hornets’ first loss of the season was a heartbreaker. Varsity softball coach Alicia Seegert said that might not be a bad thing.

Saline won three games at its own tournament Saturday before falling 3-2 to Monroe in a game decided by a controversial play at the plate with two outs in the bottom of the seventh.