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University Prep wins PAL volleyball crown

University Preparatory High School continues to have success with its athletic program as the Panthers added another trophy to their case. The Panthers girls’ volleyball team won the Gold Division at this year’s Detroit Police Athletic League Volleyball Champions held March 24 at the University of Michigan-Dearborn Fieldhouse. “I had a formidable team that went all the way,” said UPA Head Coach Fred Henry. ...

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Some squads getting stronger while others still learning

While Renaissance and Cass Tech are the softball pacesetters of the Detroit PSL, other teams are trying to establish themselves with winning programs to catch the high flying Phoenix and Technicians. Two of the teams in the PSL West, Western International and Mumford are now playoff contenders, but both coaches are looking toward the future to go beyond playoff contenders. Don Nolan, the head coach of the W ...

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Defending PSL Champion Western International (at bat) started their season off on the right foot as the Cowboys defeated Communication Media Arts 15-0 in five innings last Tuesday. CMA, the defending PSL East-West Champion, has moved up to the Mega Division while Mumford has moved down to the East-West Division. Southeastern, who also played in the Mega Division last season, didn’t field a team and won’t pl ...

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Cass Tech vs. Southeastern

The beginning of the 2013 season for softball in the Detroit Public School League was greeted with below season temperatures and wet grounds, last week. Some games were cancelled but others went on in spite of the inclement weather. Western International, one of last season’s top contenders, started their season off with a 23-5 drubbing of Central. The Cowgirls then faced Northwestern last Thursday in a hom ...

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Official Detroit Pistons mobil app now offers in-game seat upgrade functionality

It’s 7:30 p.m. You’re at tonight’s Detroit Pistons game against the Charlotte Bobcats. You’re sitting in the 200-level, but you see some open seats in the 100-level. Tonight – you can use the official Detroit Pistons Mobile App to upgrade your seats in the arena. The Pistons are the second team to provide the seat upgrade option on their mobile app available for download in the iTunes App Store and on Googl ...

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Aiming for Junior Olympics

Hard work is starting to pay off for the Skillsville Gymnastics/Trampoline Team. Active since 1995, the youth program located on the city’s west side has been producing results in USTA (United States Trampoline Association) and AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) competition. The Skillsville team, comprised of 13 boys and girls, competed in two USTA/AAU competitions this year with impressive results. The Detroit-a ...

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King falls in quarter-finals again, 55-50

For the second straight season, the Class A Girls State Championship has eluded Martin Luther King High School. After a spectacular regular season, a hard-earned post season of wins that included the PSL and Operation Friendship Championships and the state district and regional crowns, the state quarter-finals are once again a thorn in the side of the Lady Crusaders. ...

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