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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Best of March 2018
















    






























    The month of March featured 11 posts that were viewed by people all over the Galaxy.  Scroll down to see what everyone is clicking on.  You can always leave a comment, or you can email the Mitten State Sports Report at mittenstatesportsreport@rocketmail.com  Scroll down and vote in the monthly Poll Question.  Check out Game Notes.  Click on past months to see all of the Mitten State Sports Report's archived material.











                                                                             Best of March 2018











1.  "Catholic Central 8-0 Northville"  posted 3/2/2018  





























2.  "Catholic Central 9-0 Edsel Ford"  posted 3/7/2018























3.  "Foosball Photos"  posted 3/15/2018






 
















                                                                                    Best of the Rest











-  "Michael Pertile - Car Show 3"  posted 3/5/2018

























-  "Jason Pertile - MHSAA Match"  posted 3/4/2018





















                                                                               Pic of the Month








The Pic of the Month is a photograph of Foosball action in the Metro Detroit area.  











                                                                            Link of the Month







       For info about the International Table Soccer Federation click on  https://www.tablesoccer.org











                                                                         Blog of the Month







             For information about Pro Football Focus click on  https://www.profootballfocus.com











                                                                         Poll Question Results







                                              Which local franchise has a more hopeful future?  







                                        Pistons                                                                         0%







                                       Red Wings                                                                 100%











                                  Will the Detroit Tigers finish in last place in the A.L. Central standings?  







                                       Yes                                                                                 100%







                                         No                                                                                    0%  











                                                                                 Game Notes








-  The Mitten State Sports Report has already published 39 posts in 2018.



-  The Mitten State Sports Report has published 1,001 posts.



-  The Mitten State Sports Report has received 179,849 views.



-  The profile of Tony Pertile has been viewed 25,649 times.











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Top 10 Most Viewed! 1,000th Post!























    













    The Mitten State Sports Report is celebrating its 1,000th all time post.  I've decided to post an updated version of the Top 10 most viewed posts.  Be sure to click on past months to see all of the Mitten State Sports Report's archived material.  You can always leave a comment, and you can email the Mitten State Sports Report at mittenstatesportsreport@rocketmail.com  Scroll down and vote in the monthly Poll Question.  Check out Game Notes.  











                                                                           Top 10 Most Viewed Posts











10.  "Chicago 4-1 USA"  posted 12/7/2016





























9.  "Semi-Pro Football: GLFL News"  posted 12/13/2016





                                                                                                                                       No Photos!





















8.  "Catholic Central 2-2 St. Mary's"  posted 12/6/2016




























7.  "Blogs of the Month - 2016"  posted 12/3/2016





                                                                                                                                            No Photos!





















6.  "Hockey: LTU Now Has Two"  posted 9/30/2015






























5.  "LTU vs. Michigan"  posted 11/20/2016  





























4.  "Local Wrestling Tournament Bracket!"  posted 6/28/2013






























3.  "Interview: Frank Jiovani"  posted 2/13/2015



























2.  "5 Years of LTU Hockey"  posted 3/16/2017



  


























1.  "Softball: Henry Ford vs. Mott"  posted 4/14/2014



 




















                                                                                        Game Notes  








-  "Softball: Henry Ford vs. Mott"  has been clicked on 1,043 times.  



-  "Local Wrestling Tournament Bracket!" was previously the most viewed post.



-  "Top 10 Most Viewed! 500th Post!" was published on 2/4/2015



-  "Top 10 Most Viewed! 100th Post!" was published on 6/3/2013











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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Blogs of the Month - 2017







                                                                       Blogs of the Month - 2017











January:     Pre Snap Reads     Cian Fahey     presnapreads.com







February:     FiveThirtyEight     ESPN     https://fivethirtyeight.com







March:     FightHype                                  www.fighthype.com







April:     FanRag Sports                            https://www.fanragsports.com







May:     Basketball Insiders                       www.basketballinsiders.com







July:     For The Win     USA Today         ftw.usatoday.com










                                                                                Game Notes  








-  The Blog of the Month was not featured in June 2017, August 2017, September 2017, October 2017, November 2017, or December 2017.



-  The Blog of the Month is back for 2018.



-  Pro Football Focus  https://www.profootballfocus.com  was the Blog of the Month in March, 2018.



-  MiHockey  mihockey.com  is the Blog of the Month for April, 2018.











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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Blog of Month - April 2018







                                                                          Blog of the Month


                                                                             mihockey.com  


                                                                          Blog of the Month











     MiHockey has a great website that focuses on everything hockey in the state of Michigan.  MiHockey printed their last publication of MiHockeyMag in December, 2017, but their website now contains more stories, and photographs related to the sport of hockey.  Editor Michael Caples, Associate Editor Stephan Kubus, and Photographer Andrew Knapik all contribute to the success of MiHockey.  Click on the link below for more information about MiHockey.
     Leave a comment, or email the Mitten State Sports Report at mittenstatesportsreport@rocketmail.com Scroll down and vote in the monthly Poll Question.  Check out Game Notes.  Click on past months to see all of the Mitten State Sports Report's archived material.











                                                                                   Game Notes  








-  MiHockey also features exclusive videos.



-  MiHockey is on Twitter (@MiHockeyNow).  



-  MiHockey contains information about hockey tournaments played in, and around the state of Michigan.



-  Brandon Naurato writes articles for MiHockey.











For more information about MiHockey click on  mihockey.com



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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Blog of the Month Is Back







                                                                          Blog of the Month


                                                              https://www.profootballfocus.com


                                                                          Blog of the Month











     Pro Football Focus is a great website owned, and operated by Sunday Night Football sports commentator Chris Collinsworth.  Pro Football Focus provides player statistics, but it also assigns grades, and rankings for those players with the help of analytics.  Lead Draft Analyst Steve Palazzolo, Senior Analyst Gordon McGuinness, and PFF Editor Cam Mellor all contribute to the success of Pro Football Focus.  Click on the link below for more information about Pro Football Focus.
     Leave a comment, or email the Mitten State Sports Report at mittenstatesportsreport@rocketmail.com Scroll down and vote in the monthly Poll Question.  Check out Game Notes.  Click on past months to see all of the Mitten State Sports Report's archived material.











                                                                              Game Notes








-  Pro Football Focus was founded by Neil Hornsby.



-  Senior Analyst Sam Monson also contributes to Pro Football Focus.



-  Pro Football Focus also offers free podcasts.  



-  Pro Football Focus features NFL Fantasy Football Analysis.











For more information about Pro Football Focus click on  https://www.profootballfocus.com



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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Foosball Photos





Scroll down to see exclusive photographs of foosball action.











     I've decided to post some exclusive photographs from a foosball game that recently took place in the Metro Detroit area.  Foosball is also referred to as table soccer, and the ITSF (International Table Soccer Federation) promotes the sport of foosball.  Scroll down to see exclusive photographs of foosball.
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Foosball is also referred to as table soccer.






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                                                                                      Game Notes








-  Table football is another nickname for foosball.



-  Foosball is usually played as a singles sport, or as a doubles sport.



-  Foosmen are typically made from wood, metal, or plastic.



-  Dick's Sporting Goods, and Walmart each sell foosball tables.











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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Jason Pertile - Foosball





The Mitten State Sports Report received exclusive photographs from Jason Pertile.











     The Mitten State Sports Report received exclusive photographs from Jason Pertile.  The pictures are from a foosball match that recently took place in the Metro Detroit area.  Scroll down to see an exclusive photograph of foosball action in the Metro Detroit area.
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                                                                                    Game Notes








-  Foosball is also referred to as table soccer.



-  The players on the field are known as foosmen.  An individual player on the field is a foosman.  



-  The ITSF (International Table Soccer Federation) promotes the sport of foosball.  



-  Jason Pertile is from the Metro Detroit area.











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Sunday, March 11, 2018

Best of February 2018
















































     The month of February featured 9 posts that were viewed by people all over the Universe.  Scroll down to see what everyone is clicking on.  You can always leave a comment, or you can email the Mitten State Sports Report at mittenstatesportsreport@rocketmail.com Scroll down and vote in the monthly Poll Question.  Check out Game Notes.  Click on past months to see all of the Mitten State Sports Report's archived material.











                                                                            Best of February 2018











1.  "Catholic Central 8-0 Hartland"  posted 2/26/2018

























2.  "UofM-D 6-5 Davenport"  posted 2/1/2018


























3.  "UofM-D 91-84 Indiana Tech"  posted 2/2/2018

















                                                                                     Best of the Rest  











-  "Finland 5-3 Sweden"  posted 2/21/2018



























-  "Cornerstone 103-70 UofM-D"  posted 2/21/2018  

























                                                                             Pic of the Month








The Pic of the Month is a photograph of the University of Michigan Dearborn Wolverines vs. the Indiana Tech Warriors. 















                                                                              Link of the Month  







                For more information about the Detroit Curling Club click on  www.detroitcurlingclub.com  









         



                                                                            Poll Question Results







                                                               Do you like the trade for Blake Griffin?








                                           Yes                                                                         100%  







                                           No                                                                               0%











                                                             Will the reboot of the XFL be successful?  








                                            Yes                                                                          100%  







                                             No                                                                               0%











                                                                                   Game Notes








-  The Mitten State Sports Report has already published 32 posts in 2018.



-  The Mitten State Sports Report has published 994 posts.



-  The Mitten State Sports Report has received 177,732 views.



-  The profile of Tony Pertile has been viewed 25,376 times.











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Saturday, March 10, 2018

USA Hockey Arena





The USA Hockey Arena is located at 14900 Beck Road, in Plymouth.











     The USA Hockey Arena is home to several teams, and events including the USA NTDP (National Team Development Program), the Detroit Catholic Central hockey team, the Compuware Youth Hockey program, Eds Hockey, and the MHSAA (Michigan High School Athletic Association) ice hockey Semifinals, and Finals.  The USA Hockey Arena is located at 14900 Beck Road, in Plymouth.  Click on the link below for more information about the USA Hockey Arena.
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The USA Hockey Arena is located at 14900 Beck Road, in Plymouth..  











                                                                                    Game Notes








-  The USA Hockey Arena is formerly known as Compuware Arena.



-  The USA Hockey Arena features a NHL size ice rink, and an Olympic size ice rink.



-  The USA NTDP features an Under 17 Team, and an Under 18 Team.



-  CJ's Brewing Company is located inside of the USA Hockey Arena.











For more information about the USA Hockey Arena click on  www.usahockeyarena.com



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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Catholic Central 9-0 Edsel Ford





On Saturday, March 3rd, the Detroit Catholic Central Shamrocks defeated the Dearborn Edsel Ford Thunderbirds 9-0. 











     On Saturday, March 3rd, the Detroit Catholic Central Shamrocks defeated the Dearborn Edsel Ford Thunderbirds 9-0.  The game was played at the Dearborn Ice Skating Center located at 14900 Ford Road, in Dearborn.  Scroll down to see exclusive photographs from Saturday night's hockey game.
     Detroit Catholic Central competes in Division 1 of the MHSAA (Michigan High School Athletic Association), and the Shamrocks currently have an overall record of 24-3-1 (1 tie).  Dearborn Edsel Ford also competes in Division 1 of the MHSAA, and the Thunderbirds currently have an overall record of 7-17-3 (3 ties).  Click on the links below for more information about Detroit Catholic Central, Dearborn Edsel Ford, or the MHSAA.
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Saturday night's game was played at the Dearborn Ice Skating Center located at 14900 Ford Road, in Dearborn.






The Shamrocks currently have an overall record of 24-3-1.  Click on the links below.











                                                                                Game Notes  








-  Saturday night's game ended after two periods.



-  The Shamrocks outshot the Thunderbirds 42-5 on Saturday night.



-  Brandon Kaleniecki is the Head Coach of the Detroit Catholic Central ice hockey team.  



-  Brian Dallas is the Head Coach of the Dearborn Edsel Ford ice hockey team.











For more information about Detroit Catholic Central click on  https://www.catholiccentral.net



For more information about Dearborn Edsel Ford click on  https://efhs.dearbornschools.org



For more information about the MHSAA click on  www.mhsaa.com



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