Tuesday, 2017 Dec 12th
Freshman Ella Stemmer scored 18 points and grabbed 8 rebounds as Saline defeated Ypsilanti, 50-42, in varsity girls basketball action at Saline High School Tuesday.
Saline snapped a two game losing skid and improved to 2-3 overall.
Brooke Bauer scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds and three steals. Kelsey Alexander scored six points and grabbed six rebounds while coming up with four steals.
Saline held Ypsilanti to just 12 first half points.
Saline visits Pioneer at 7 p.m. Tuesday to open the SEC Red schedule.
HARTLAND -- Sophomore Griffin Yaklich scored 20 points as Saline defeated Hartland 45-42 on the road Tuesday.
Saline improved to 3-0 on the season.
Yaklich also had five rebounds.
The Hornets outscored Huron 15-8 in the second quarter and then held on to win.
Saline hosts Pioneer Friday.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Wednesday.
Heavy snow is possible in Southeast Michigan between 3 and 7 p.m., with total accumulation of four to seven inches possible. The snowfall should be heaviest between 3 and 7 p.m., and between I-69 and I-94.
The snowfall could reduce driver visibility and create snow-covered roads.
The snow is expected to begin late Wednesday morning and continue into the evening. The winter storm watch is in effect until 1 a.m. Thursday.
Back in the days when cameras required film to capture images, the phrase "Kodak moment" came to describe both process and result.
The advent of digital photography made the first part even easier. Computers, connected televisions, and vivid smartphone screens would have then had us feel that making a commitment to just one shot for display on wall or desktop is somehow insufficient in the second part of the equation.
As it turns out, that's wrong.
Saline Area Schools staff and students collecting goods and raising money to help launch a primary school at an orphanage in Middelburg, South Africa.
The Middelburg Care Village is a facility which caters for the needs of the children who are either orphans, or have been removed from their natural homes because of the conditions there.
There is a school district-wide effort to collect goods for a school at Care Village, and to raise money to ship the goods over and begin funding a teaching staff.
Larry Tucker, age 76, of Saline, passed away after a brief illness on Sunday, December 10, 2017 surrounded by his family.
Born September 11, 1941, Larry was a devoted family man, always putting the needs and wants of his family before his own.
In 1963 he married his high school sweetheart, Bette (Feldkamp) Tucker, and over the next 54 years they built a wonderful life together.
Jeannette A. Lutz, age 98, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017 in Saline.
Jeannette was born on September 22, 1919 in Ann Arbor, the daughter of Karl Frederick and Marguerite Agnes (Lucas) Lutz.
Monday, 2017 Dec 11th
Dorotha Jane Russell, 88, of Traverse City passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the Grand Traverse Pavilions surrounded by her loving family.
Jane was born Monday, October 21, 1929 in Ann Arbor, the daughter of Earl and Olive (Scott) Cole. Jane married her high school sweetheart, Robert O. Russell on June 5, 1948.
There is a water main break on Michigan Avenue near Campbell Road. Utility crews are arriving onsite to determine the scope and impact.
Lane restrictions may be necessary and nearby residents and businesses may experience fluctuations in water pressure during repair.
At this time it is not possible to predict the anticipated completion date but we will update as soon as more information becomes available.
Starting Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at approximately 8 a.m., the Washtenaw County Road Commission will close Bemis Road between Fosdick Road and Warner Road until further notice due to a failed culvert. Detour will be Bemis Road to Moon Road to US 12 to Platt Road.
Often times we get caught up in our own inner dialogue. Mostly referred to as the “inner critic” - this tiny little voice in our heads creates self-debilitating thoughts of doubt, shame, and embarrassment.
Santa made a pre-Christmas stop in Saline Saturday.
He was at Busch’s Fresh Food Market – the final stop on the Treasure Trail to Santa, an event organized by the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce and its dedicated volunteers.
Children and their families started at Cottage Inn Pizza, where they received a map of the participating businesses. They stopped at each business, picking up goodies along the way. Then, at Busch’s, they enjoyed cookies and refreshments as they waited to visit Santa.
This is the second profile in a series on the second phase of the public outdoor art project, “Art Around Saline.”
“Infinity House” by Wynton Kirkpatrick uses watercolor and ink. It is located on the south wall of DoJo on North Ann Arbor Street. While Saline is his hometown, Kirkpatrick is currently a student at Central Michigan University where he has most recently taken drawing classes, worked to start a drawing club, and has begun to show his work around Art Reach in Mt. Pleasant this past summer.
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Captain Alex Birkle scored twice as Saline defeated Portage Northern Saturday, 3-1.
It was Saline's fourth win of the season.
Birkle's first goal gave Saline a 1-0 lead with less than a minute to play in the first. Portage Northern tied the game with the only goal of the second period.
Saline fired 16 shots on goal in the third period and scored on two of them. Logan Dejanovich scored the game-winner with three minutes to play, slipping the puck past the goal-line. A short-time later, Birkle tipped a Mason Ausmus shot past the goalie for his second goal.
The Saline High School competitive cheerleading squad placed sixth place in an 11-team field at Livonia Franklin High School Dec. 9.
Saline finished with 587 points. Saline put up 193 points in the first round, 163 points in the second round and 231 points in the third round.
The Hornet wrestling team went 4-1 at the Northville team dual wrestling tournament on Saturday to place 3rd overall. The young Hornet squad battled hard all day resulting in wins against Edsel Ford 51-29, South Lyon East 70-6, Melvindale 39-33, and Caro 44-25. Saline's only loss was to Chippewa Valley 29-39. The Hornets were lead by senior Daniel Poupore who went 5-0 on the day. Other wrestlers finishing with exceptional records were Cade Gilless 4-0, Brent Marvin and CJ Kraft 4-1, Elliott Hill and Ryan Lampman 3-1, and Joey West 3-2 up a weight at 215.
Two Saline football coaches were among those selected for the 2017 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association “Assistant Coach of the Year Awards.”
Randy Dunny and Al Leslie were among the 18 coaches receiving the award.
Dunny has coached with Saline football for 42 years. Leslie has coached for 19 years.
Sunday, 2017 Dec 10th
Looking back on last week, two articles saw the greatest number of Comments. Topping the list was "City Council Questions Cost Overrun Before Paying Paving Bill." "How to Celebrate 'Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day' in Saline"/3 has three so far.
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