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Sunday, 2013 Mar 03rd

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.

Arts & Entertainment


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.

Arts & Entertainment

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.

Arts & Entertainment

Nate O'Sullivan, Taylor Ticknor and Alex Cornelius begin wrestling at the Palace of Auburn Hills Thursday.


A 911 caller reported seeing a man dressed in a trench coat, firing a gun into traffic. No injuries were reported and no vehicles were struck, according to police.

Police & Fire


Two SEC Red Rivals who split a pair of games in the regular season will meet in Friday’s Class A District Final at Monroe High School.

Saline defeated Ypsilanti Lincoln, 51-37, and Bedford defeated Monroe, 30-23, in Wednesday’s district semifinals. The Lady Hornets and Kicking Mules will meet at 7 p.m. Friday for the district championship. Last year, the Kicking Mules defeated the Lady Hornets in the district championship game at Saline.

This season, Bedford won the first matchup at Saline, 41-33. On Jan. 29, the Hornets went down to Bedford and won 40-33.

Driskell will be at the Coffee Mill in Manchester to meet with constituents from 9 to 11 a.m., March 2.


Wednesday, 2013 Feb 27th

A decision on athletics events and other activities will be made later in the day.


In the wake of the Newtown shootings, the Board of Education held a study session on school climate.


Students with a quality point average of 3.60 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) for a semester's work are placed on the College's Dean's Honor List.