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Monday, November 24, 2014

Co-Ed Indoor Soccer





On Saturday night, the Orange Team (in orange) battled the Red Team (in red) in a Co-Ed Indoor Soccer Showdown!









     The Taylor Sportsplex features 2 hockey rinks, along with 2 indoor soccer arenas.  There are several indoor soccer leagues for different age groups, and there are adult leagues for men, and women.  Co-Ed leagues are also available for kids, and adults. The Taylor Sportsplex is located at 13333 Telegraph Road.  Click on the links below for more information.
     On Saturday night, the Orange Team (in orange) battled the Red Team (in red) in a Co-Ed Indoor Soccer matchup.  The Orange Team controlled the tempo, and defeated the Red Team 7-3.  The teams played two 25 minute halves.  Scroll down to see exclusive photos from Saturday night's Co-Ed indoor soccer showdown.
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Both teams compete in the Co-Ed Indoor Soccer League at the Taylor Sportsplex.





The Orange Team controlled the tempo throughout the matchup.  The teams played two 25 minute periods.





The Orange Team celebrated the 7-3 victory over the Red Team.  Click on the links below.










For more information about the Taylor Sportsplex click on  http://www.taylorsportsplex.com



For information about the Taylor Soccer League click on  www.taylorsoccerleague.net



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Adrian 7 - EMU 5





Adrian College defeated Eastern Michigan University 7-5 on Saturday night.









     The Adrian College Bulldogs came into the Taylor Sportsplex on Saturday night ranked #6 in the Nation according to the ACHA (American Collegiate Hockey Association) Poll.  Adrian defeated the Eastern Michigan University Eagles 7-5, but the game was a back and forth battle.  The Bulldogs opened up a 3-0 lead, but the Eagles came back, and actually lead the game late in the third period.  The Adrian Bulldogs scored 2 quick goals, and then added an empty net goal in the final minute of regulation.  Both schools compete in Division I of the ACHA, and both teams are Conference rivals in the GLCHL (Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League). Click on the links below for more information about the ACHA, or the GLCHL.
     The Adrian Bulldogs are currently in 1st place in the GLCHL Conference standings with 33 points, and an overall record of 16-2 (1 overtime loss).  Scroll down to see some exclusive photos from Saturday night's ACHA showdown.  Click on the link below for more information about Adrian College athletics.
     The Eastern Michigan University hockey team is currently in 7th place in the GLCHL standings with 8 points, and an overall record of 4-12.  Click on the links below for more information about EMU hockey, or the Taylor Sportsplex.  You can always leave a comment, and you can email the Mitten State Sports Report directly at mittenstatesportsreport@rocketmail.com  










The Adrian Bulldogs came into the Taylor Sportsplex ranked #6th in the Nation according to the ACHA Poll.





The Adrian College hockey team currently has an overall record of 16-2 (1 overtime loss).





Games can become chippy when Conference rivals square off!





Eastern Michigan University plays all of their home games at the Taylor Sportsplex.





Adrian College celebrated the 7-5 victory over Eastern Michigan University.  Click on the links below.










For more info about Eastern Michigan University hockey click on  easternmichiganhockey.com



For more information about Adrian College athletics click on  http://www.adrianbulldogs.com



For more information about the Taylor Sportsplex click on  http://www.taylorsportsplex.com



For ACHA stats, and standings click on  http://achahockey.org



For GLCHL stats, and standings click on  http://glchl.goalline.ca



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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Wolverine Hoops in Dearborn















     The University of Michigan Dearborn basketball team (pictured above) hosted the University of Northwestern Ohio Racers on Wednesday night.  The Racers defeated the Wolverines 65-44.  Wolverines Senior guard #2 Jamiel Strickland lead all scorers with 18 points, and #15 Ed Jenkins lead the Racers in scoring with 11 points.  #32 Jason Penn accumulated 8 rebounds on Wednesday night.  Penn is a 6'8 forward playing in his Freshman season for the Wolverines.  Scroll down to see some exclusive photos from Wednesday nights college basketball showdown.
     The University of Michigan Dearborn basketball team competes in the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics), and the team plays in the WHAC (Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference) along with 11 other schools.  The Wolverines have an overall record of 1-6, and the team is currently 0-2 in the WHAC. Click on the links below for more information about the University of Michigan Dearborn athletic program, the NAIA, or the WHAC.
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The Racers defeated the Wolverines 65-44 on Wednesday night.
 




The Wolverines were left scratching their heads! Click on the links below!
 










For more information about UofM-Dearborn athletics click on  gowolves.net



For NAIA stats, and standings click on  www.naia.org 



For WHAC stats, and standings click on http://www.whac.net 



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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Bye Bye Berkley Bruins





The Berkley Bruins (in black, and yellow) have ceased operations.  










     The Berkley Bruins have become dormant.  The MWJHL (Midwest Junior Hockey League) announced on Monday that the team has ceased operations, and the Berkley Bruins will not compete in the MWJHL for the remainder of the season.  The team was scheduled to travel to Decatur over the weekend, but the Bruins never made the trip, and the team was forced to forfeit both games.  The schedule posted on  www.mwjhl.com  showed that the remainder of the Bruins games would begin at 12:00 a.m. and the games would be played at the MWJHL Arena (which does not exist).  The official website of the Berkley Bruins was not being updated, and the site as since been eliminated from cyberspace.  The Berkley Bruins will forfeit their remaining games, and a dispersal draft for all Bruins players is scheduled for tonight (7:30 p.m.).
     The Berkley Bruins lasted a little over a season in the MWJHL, and the team played all of their home games at the Berkley Ice Arena.  The Bruins compiled a 5-12 overall record this season, and the team finished the 2013-2014 season with an 11-31 (1 shootout loss) overall record.  Financial instability is believed to be the reason for the termination of the organization.  Click on www.mwjhl.com for more information.  Scroll down to relive the memories of the Berkley Bruins.










The Berkley Bruins won't be celebrating any more goals.  The Bruins are defunct, and they'll forfeit the rest of their games.
 




The fans of the Berkley Bruins will have to find another team to cheer for!






The Berkley Bruins played all of their games at the Berkley Ice Arena.  





The Berkley Bruins compiled an overall record of 5-12 during the 2014-2015 season.  The Bruins finished 11-31 last season.





A dispersal draft for all Bruins players is scheduled for tonight (7:30 p.m.)  Click on the link below for more information.






The Berkley Bruins are dormant.  









For more information about the Midwest Junior Hockey League click on  www.mwjhl.com



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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

25 Years of Whalers





The Plymouth Whalers play all of their home games at Compuware Arena in Plymouth.. 









     The Plymouth Whalers have existed for 25 years as a hockey organization affiliated with the OHL (Ontario Hockey League).  They've been known as Ambassadors, Junior Red Wings, and Detroit Whalers, and the team has called Compuware Arena their home since the 1996-1997 season. Compuware Arena is located at 14900 Beck Road, in Plymouth.  Click on the link below for more information about Compuware Arena.
     The Plymouth Whalers are currently in 3rd place in the Ontario Hockey League's West Division with 17 points, and an overall record of 8-12 (1 overtime loss).  The Whalers host the Niagara Ice Dogs this Saturday night (Nov. 22nd).  Puck drops at 7:05 p.m.  Click on the links below for more information about the Plymouth Whalers, or the Ontario Hockey League.  Click on past months to see exclusive photos from several Plymouth Whalers games.









                                              25 Year History of the Plymouth Whalers  






1990 - 1992          Detroit Compuware Ambassadors



1992 - 1995          Detroit Junior Red Wings



1995 - 1997          Detroit Whalers  



1997 - current      Plymouth Whalers    









Click on the links below for more information about the Plymouth Whalers, the OHL, or Compuware Arena.









                                            Upcoming Plymouth Whalers Home Games!






Saturday, November 22nd     vs.  Niagara Ice Dogs     7:05 p.m.



Wednesday, November 26th  vs.  Windsor Spitfires     7:05 p.m.



Saturday, November 29th     vs.     Sarnia Sting          7:05 p.m.  









Click on past months to see exclusive photos from several Plymouth Whalers games!









For more information about the Plymouth Whalers click on  plymouthwhalers.com



For OHL stats, and standings click on  http://www.ontariohockeyleague.com



For more information about Compuware Arena click on  http://www.compuwarearena.com  



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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Concordia Falls on Sr. Day 17-6





Robert Morris University (in white) defeated Concordia University (in red) 17-6.  The game was played yesterday.











     It was a chilly afternoon in Ann Arbor yesterday, but the Concordia Cardinals were fired up for Senior Day. The Cardinals welcomed in the #23rd ranked team in the Nation according to the NAIA Poll.  The Robert Morris University Eagles came into Cardinal Field with a 2-3 record in the MSFA (Mid-States Football Association), and an overall record of 7-3.
     The defense stepped up for both teams, and the score was tied 6-6 at halftime.  Eagles tailback #1 Lamont Wims scored on a 1 yard carry midway through the third quarter. The Eagles cashed in on the 2 point conversion, and added a 48 yard field goal midway through the fourth quarter.  The Cardinals had their chances, but untimely penalties cost Concordia a chance at a comeback.  Lamont Wims lead the Eagles rushing attack accumulating 168 yards, and a touchdown, on 36 carries.  Robert Morris University defeated Concordia University 17-6.
     The 2014 season has come to a conclusion for the Concordia football team.  The Cardinals finished the 2014 campaign with an overall record of 3-8, and an 0-6 record in the MSFA,  Scroll down to see exclusive photos from yesterdays College football showdown.
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Robert Morris University came into yesterday''s game ranked #23rd in the Nation, according to the NAIA Poll.





Concordia University finished the 2014 campaign with a 3-8 overall record.  The Cardinals finished 0-6 in the MSFA.





Robert Morris University has an overall record of 8-3.  The Eagles are 3-3 in the MSFA.





It was Senior day at Cardinal Field.  




The Robert Morris Eagles defeated Concordia 17-6.





This was the 1st season for football at Cardinal Field!  Click on the links below.










For more information about Concordia athletics click on  www.concordiacardinals.com



For more information about the NAIA click on  http://www.naia.org



For more information about the MSFA click on  www.mid-statesfootball.org



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Friday, November 14, 2014

Jr. Hockey in Brownstown




On Wednesday night, the MC Monarchs (in red, and white) defeated the Detroit Fighting Irish 5-3.










     The MWJHL (Midwest Junior Hockey League) is constantly growing, and the Downriver area now has a team to follow.  The Detroit Fighting Irish play all of their home games at the Ice Box, in Brownstown, and tickets are priced at $5.00.  The MWJHL features local teams, local players, and offers quality hockey for fans of the game.  The Ice Box is located at 21902 Telegraph Road.
     On Wednesday night, the MC Monarchs defeated the Detroit Fighting Irish 5-3.  Scroll down to see exclusive photos from Wednesday's MWJHL showdown.  You can always leave a comment, and you can email the Mitten State Sports Report directly at mittenstatesportsreport@rocketmail.com   Click on the links below for more information about the Ice Box, or the Midwest Junior Hockey League.
     The MC Monarchs are currently in 2nd place in the MWJHL standings with 24 points, and a 12-5 overall record.  Click on the link below for more information about the MC Monarchs.  Click on past months to see exclusive photos from several MWJHL games.
     The Detroit Fighting Irish are currently in 3rd place in the MWJHL standings with 17 points, and an 8-6 (1 shootout loss) overall record. Click on the link below for more information about the Detroit Fighting Irish.  Click on past months to see exclusive photos from some Fighting Irish hockey games.










The MC Monarchs celebrated the 5-3 victory.  The Monarchs improved their overall record to 12-5.





The Detroit Fighting Irish play all of their home games at the Ice Box.  The Ice Box is located in Brownstown





The MC Monarchs are an expansion team playing their 1st season in the MWJHL.





The MC Monarchs are currently in 2nd place in the MWJHL standings.  Click on the links below.   










For more information about the Midwest Junior Hockey League click on  www.mwjhl.com



For more information about the MC Monarchs click on  www.mcmonarchs.com



For info about the Detroit Fighting Irish click on  www.detroitfightingirish.pointstreaksites.com 



For more information about the Ice Box click on  www.iceboxsports.com



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Davenport 4 - Madonna 1





On Tuesday afternoon, Davenport University (in red) defeated Madonna University (in blue) 4-1.










     The Davenport Panthers men's soccer team came to Livonia on Veterans Day, to take on the Madonna Crusaders in a WHAC (Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference) Tournament semifinal matchup.  #7 Dzenan Catic recorded his fifth hat trick of the season to propel the Panthers past Madonna 4-1.  The Davenport Panthers are currently ranked 10th in the Nation according to the latest NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) Poll.  Davenport will face (#17th ranked) Northwestern Ohio this afternoon for the WHAC Tournament Championship.  Click on  http://www.dupanthers.com for more information.
      The Davenport University men's soccer team is currently in 2nd place in the WHAC standings with an 8-2 record, and the Panthers have an overall record of 17-3.  Scroll down to check out exclusive photos from Davenport's 4-1 victory.  You can always leave a comment, and you can email the Mitten State Sports Report directly at mittenstatesportsreport@rocketmail.com
     The Madonna University Crusaders finished 3rd in the WHAC standings with an 8-2 conference record, and a 14-5-1 overall record.  Click on the links below for more information about Madonna University athletics, the WHAC, or the NAIA.  Check out the Mitten State Sports Report's archived material to see exclusive photos from several Madonna Crusaders games.










#7 Dzenan Catic recorded his 5th hat trick of the season.  The Panthers defeated the Crusaders 4-1.
 




#10 Lito Esquivel prepares for the corner kick.  Esquivel is a senior Midfielder for the Panthers. 





The Crusaders currently have an overall record of 14-5-1.
 




Games can become physical when conference rivals square off.





The Davenport Panthers are currently ranked 10th in the Country according to the latest NAIA Poll.





#23 Chris Rassel can't believe that his shot went wide.  Rassel is a defender for the Panthers playing in his sophomore year.





#19 T.J. Ifaturoti added a goal for Davenport.  Ifaturoti is a Midfielder playing in his sophomore season for the Panthers. 





Tuesday's matchup in Livonia was a WHAC Tournament semifinal game.  





Davenport defeated Madonna 4-1.  The Panthers advanced to the WHAC Tournament Final!










For more information about Davenport University athletics click on  http://www.dupanthers.com



For more info about Madonna University athletics click on  http://www.madonnacrusaders.com



For more information about the NAIA click on  www.naia.org



For more information about the WHAC click on  http://www.whac.net



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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Best of October + Poll


















































     The month of October featured 17 posts that were viewed by people throughout our Solar System. Plymouth Whalers hockey, cars at the Henry Ford Museum, and a chili cook off received the most views.  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 directly at mittenstatesportsreport@rocketmail.com  Scroll down and vote in the monthly Poll question.











                                         The Top 3 Most Viewed Posts of October 2014












1.  "Plymouth 3 - London 1"  posted 10/5/2014

                                                 


                                                                     





















2.  "Cars At Henry Ford"  posted 10/1/2014

                                                                         
























3.  "Chili in Garden City"  posted 10/14/2014
























                                                             Best of the Rest!












"Bruins 6 - Flyers 5"  posted 10/22/2014

                                                               

























"Ocelots Over Ancilla 1-0"


























                                                     October 2014 Poll Results!











                 How did Brad Ausmus do in his 1st year as Manager of the Detroit Tigers?











Good                                                                66%







Bad                                                                17%







So, so                                                            17%













                                          But wait, there was another Poll question...










          How will Stan Van Gundy do in his 1st year as Head Coach of the Detroit Pistons?










Good                                                        68%                                                          





Bad                                                          16%





So, so                                                      16%















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