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The Renaissance Girls’ Golf Team won the 2013 PSL Girls’ Team Golf Championship. Evette Booker of the DIA won the individual title at the competition held Oct. 2 at the Palmer Park Golf Course. The Phoenix compiled 193 points to win their fourth straight title. King was second with 255 points followed by Cass Tech (267), DIA (277), Osborn (291) and Henry Ford (308). Booker won the individual title shooting ...

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‘Cat Scratch Fever’

The Detroit Tigers are back in the Major League Baseball playoffs. Detroit won their first two games against the Oakland Athletics in the American League Divisional Series. On Oct. 7, the Tigers played at 1p.m. and lost to the A’s 6-3. With a roster of stars including 2012 Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera, slugger Prince Fielder and 2011 American League MVP Justin Verlander, this year’s Tigers squad follo ...

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East English shuts out Denby, third-quarter surge lifts Cass Tech

After a 0-2 start against stiff competition, East English Village (EEV) won its second straight game as the Bulldogs shut out previously unbeaten Denby 22-0 in a PSL East matchup Sept. 20 at home. The win lifted the Bulldogs to 2-2 overall and 2-1 in the PSL East — back in playoff contention. “We’re getting better through preparation,” said EEV head coach, Rod Oden. “Our players that got banged up are now h ...

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Girls’ volleyball: Renaissance spikers riding early hot streak

Although the season is still early, the Renaissance girls’ volleyball team isn’t taking things in stride. The Lady Phoenix are already competing in tournaments and decimating opponents in the PSL West. Head Coach Lewis Mitchell’s squad is 4-0 in the PSL West and 16-2 overall. The Lady Phoenix started off with a great season going 4-2 at a high school tournament at the University of Michigan-Dearborn Sat., S ...

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Cass Tech wins season opener, Western International off to 2-0 start

Defending PSL champion Cass Tech started its season off on the right foot Sept. 9, as the Technicians swept Central Academy three matches to none (25-8, 25-4, 25-8) in a PSL crossover match at Cass Tech. The Technicians’ originally scheduled game against DCP-Northwestern was cancelled because of a recent power failure in parts of Midtown. Cass Tech also competed in a tournament at Novi High this past Saturd ...

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Tour de Troit keeps rolling

In 2002, while having a drink at Detroit’s Baltimore Lunch, Mike Kiewicz and Edward Potas, dreamed of organizing a bicycle tour of Detroit. They had recently ridden a borough tour of New York City on bikes and thought a similar event would be perfect for their hometown. Their daydreams realized within the year, the inaugural Tour de Troit introduced 50 riders, from the U.S. and Canada, to the grandeur of th ...

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Love of sport keeps drag racer Noel Felton on track

He hasn’t made much money drag racing, but the smell of burning rubber, the sounds revving engines, the scent of oil and racing fuel has kept local drag racer and mechanic Noel Felton on the track since his high school days at Mackenzie High in the early 70s. Although he is 60 years old, Felton isn’t thinking about packing it in and getting out the rocking chair just yet. The love of cars has never left him ...

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King edges East English in two OTs

The game between Martin Luther King Crusaders and East English Village Bulldogs was in its second overtime period. King’s Raymond Mitchell had made the big play in the first overtime when he helped block a 25-yards field goal attempt by running back Nathaniel Boleware. Once the Crusaders’ defense stopped the Bulldogs, the King offense took over. When King’s quarterback James Speight handed off to running ba ...

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Big victories: DCP-Northwestern shuts out Highland Park

Under a new name and second year coach, the Detroit Collegiate Prep at Northwestern Colts earned their first opening season victory in two years with a 27-0 shutout over Highland Park, Aug. 29 at home. Under the direction of head coach Jimmy Hill, the Colts shook off the cobwebs and miscues to clinch their first victory. The Colts quickly found the end zone within two of the first quarter when sophomore run ...

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