Monday, April 8, 2013
Leave a comment on Patch to show your support as U-M takes on Louisville for the national championship.
Go Blue! Cheer on the Michigan men’s basketball team as the Wolverines take on Louisville in the NCAA championship game Monday night. Just leave a comment below to show your support for the Maize and Blue. (Or show your Michigan fandom by uploading a photo by clicking on the green “Upload Photos and Videos” icon.) The NCAA Tournament final tips off at 9:23 p.m. in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The game will be televised on CBS. Hail to the Victors, baby! If you're not one of the lucky fans making the trip to Atlanta to catch it live, there are plenty of local bars in the Oakland Township-Lake Orion area with the game turned on. Let us know where you're headed to watch the game tonight!
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Upload your fan photos to show your support for Michigan (or Louisville, if you're so inclined).
Michigan fans are in hoops heaven, and Patch would love for you to show your devotion to the team representing your state Monday in the NCAA National Championship. Michigan will face Louisville on Monday for the national basketball title after defeating Syracuse, 61-56, on Saturday. Click on the green “Upload Photos and Videos” icon. And don’t forget to add a comment below to let us know who you think will win Monday's big game. Here's the Michigan State Spartans and the Michigan Wolverines lineup today. Also, be sure to let us know where you'll be watching the game!
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Michigan, Louisville, Wichita State and Syracuse go for the title. Here's where to watch around Oakland Township and Lake Orion.
Finally, the NCAA Final Four is here. The March Madness 2013 Final Four television schedule begins Saturday with a television schedule that includes Louisville vs. Wichita State followed by Michigan vs. Syracuse. The Vegas lines on the Final Four give Louisville a 9.5-point edge and favor Michigan by 2. Sure, your March Madness tournament brackets are probably busted, but you can still have fun with the tournament. How? Here's Charles Barkley on David Letterman discussing March Madness. If you're not one of the lucky fans making the trip to Atlanta to catch it live, there are plenty of local bars around Oakland Township and Lake Orion, including the following, with the game turned on. [Have other suggestions? Tell us in the comments.]
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Spartans and the Wolverines play Friday in the Sweet 16. Tell us where you will watch the game in Oakland Township or Lake Orion.
How sweet is March Madness? It’s pretty sweet for the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans, both of whom will play in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night. Here’s a look at the lineup for the Spartans and Wolverines: Don't have enough TV screens to keep up with your March Madness bracket? There are plenty of viewing options in and around Oakland Township and Lake Orion, including the following. Did we miss your favorite venue? Leave a comment! You can watch the basketball action online here. RELATED: Are You a March Madness Super Fan? Show Us Your Team Spirit, Oakland Township and Lake Orion!
Friday, March 22, 2013
Upload your fan photos to show your support for the Michigan Wolverines or the Michigan State Spartans.
The state of Michigan is in hoops heaven, and Patch would love for you to show your devotion to your favorite college basketball team. Michigan and Michigan State both play third-round games in the NCAA Tournament just up the road at the Palace on Saturday, and fans of both teams are consumed by March Madness. We’d like to see who has the most devoted March Madness following: the Michigan Wolverines or the Michigan State Spartans? Let us know by clicking on the green “Upload Photos and Videos” button. And don’t forget to add a comment below to let us know how far you think your favorite team will advance in the tournament. Here's the Michigan State Spartans and the Michigan Wolverines lineup on Saturday: You can watch the basketball action…
Friday, March 8, 2013
"It’s a great opportunity for gymnastic fans and aspiring gymnasts to see high level skills performed right in our community," meet director Maureen Muns of Lake Orion says; the statewide event will be held at Oakland University.
More than 800 young gymnasts from across Michigan, Ohio and Illinois will compete in Rochester this weekend in the annual Motown Madness event. The competition starts Friday and ends Sunday at Oakland University's O'Rena; it is open to the public. The Classic Booster Club of the Gymnastics Training Center in Rochester Hills is hosting the event, which is the largest in the history of the Motown Madness. "It’s a great opportunity for gymnastic fans and aspiring gymnasts to see high level skills performed right in our community," said meet director Maureen Muns of Lake Orion. "Attendees will enjoy watching young gymnasts starting their competitive careers as well as talented young women hoping to secure college scholarships.” For a complete…
Monday, March 4, 2013
Stoney Creek, Rochester and Avondale also playing in districts this week.
The Adams High School boys basketball team heads into the state championship bracket with a perfect 20-0 record this week. It's the first boys varsity basketball team to ever finish undefeated. Adams, as well as Stoney Creek, Rochester and Avondale high schools, plays in district competition this week. Here's a look at the matchups: District 31 at Sterling Heights Stevenson District 30 at Lake Orion District 29 at Troy See a full braket on MHSAA.com here. Semifinals and finals will be at the Breslin Center in East Lansing from March 21-23.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
The Michigan High School Athletic Association event was held Feb. 28-March 2 at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
Rochester's Shwan Shadaia took top honors as several area wrestlers competed in the Michigan High School Athletic Association state wrestling finals Feb. 28-March 2 at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Shadaia took home the Division 1 189-pound crown with a with a 4-3 victory over Clarkston's Chris Calvano to complete the season with the state title and a record of 54-1. Also placing for Rochester Hills were Dean Vettese who took third place at 160 pounds, Kaelan Richards who earned third place at 140 pounds, Justin Kim who took fourth at 112, Shane Shadaia who took seventh at 171 pounds and Josh Wood who took eighth at 125 pounds. Kyle Noonan took fifth place at 112 pounds for Stoney Creek and Stephen Biebelha placed fourth at 119 pounds to …
Friday, March 1, 2013
The championships will be broadcast live on MHSAA online TV.
The varsity cheer teams from Stoney Creek and Rochester high schools travel to Grand Rapids today to compete in the MHSAA Division 1 state finals. The teams finished first (Stoney Creek) and second (Rochester) at regionals in Troy last weekend to advance to the championship. (Read and watch: Stoney Creek Varsity Cheer Rocks; Sets Return to State Finals) The cheer finals will be shown live on the MHSAA online TV channel here; the broadcast begins at 6 p.m. Competing against the two Rochester schools for the Division 1 title: 2012 champion Southgate Anderson, East Kentwood, Grandville, Hartland, Hudsonville and Sterling Heights Stevenson. Stoney Creek brought home the state title in 2010; Rochester placed first in 2009 and 2007.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Cougars win regional crown; Rochester High also advances to states championships in Grand Rapids next week.
TROY — The Stoney Creek High School varsity cheer team saved its best for the final round, scoring 315 points in the third round to clinch the Div. 2-1 regional championship on Saturday afternoon. The Cougars finished with 775.64 to earn a return trip to the state finals in Grand Rapids next week, where Stoney Creek finished third in its division. Rochester High, who took a 0.10 lead into the final round, finished in second with a final score of 772.34. Southgate Anderson (3rd, 768.64 points) and Sterling Heights Utica Stevenson (4th, 765.52) were the other two teams in an 11-team field to earn a berth in the state finals. The Div. 1 state finals kick off March 1 at the Deltaplex in Grand Rapids. For more information, visit mhsaa.com.