The Detroit Red Wings scored four goals in the first period on their way to a 5-2 win over the LA Kings on Friday night. Gustav Nyquist and Pavel Datsyuk each had two goals and an assist in the win.
Marine City scored four touchdowns in the first quarter and cruised to a 61-8 win over Detroit Central in first round high school football playoff match up Friday night. Matt Badke had 116 yards on seven carries and scored a touchdown to pace the Mariners attack. Jarrett Mathison, Trevor Quandt, and Ryan Alexander all had two touchdowns each. Mathison rushed for 94 yards despite
Amid heavy critizism, Dave Brandon resigned on Friday as athletic director at the University of Michigan. Brandon had held that position at the school since January of 2010.
Caron Butler scored all 24 of his points in the second half as the Pistons rallied from 19 points down to tie the game at 88 late in the fourth quarter at Minnesota on Thursday night. The Timberwolves, however, managed to regain their composer and eke out a 97-91 victory over Detroit. DJ Augustin added 20 for the Pistons who play their home opener on Saturday against the Brooklyn
The Detroit Pistons hung close for three quarters, but eventually lost 89-79 in Denver on Wednesday night in their regular season opener. Josh Smith scored 25 points to pace Detroit, while DJ Augustin added 15. The Pistons play in Minnesota on Thursday night.
Justin Abdelkader had two goals and an assist to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-2 win in Washington on Wednesday night. Abdelkader scored the game tying and game winning goals in a three goal third period by the Wings. Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist and Henrik Zetterberg added two assists. Gustav Nyquist also had a goal. The Red Wings will host the Los Angeles
Pairings for the first round of the high school football playoffs where released on Sunday evening. These are the match ups for teams from the Blue Water Area.
DETROIT EAST ENGLISH (6-3) AT PORT HURON HIGH (7-2)
YALE (6-3) AT RICHMOND (8-1)
MARYSVILLE (6-3) AT ST. CLAIR (6-3)
DETROIT CENTRAL COLLEGIATE (6-3) AT MARINE CITY (9-0)
Matt Prater kicked a 48 yard field goal as time ran out in the game, to give the Detroit Lions a 22-21 victory over the Atlanta Falcons in London, England on Sunday. Detroit was down 21-0 at half time. Matt Stafford passed for 325 yards and two touchdowns. Golden Tate had 151 yards and caught a 59 yard touchdown pass. The Lions are (6-2) on the season and have next week
The Detroit Red Wings allowed three goals in the third period and lost 4-2 in Philadelphia despite out shooting the Flyers 37-17 on Saturday night. It was the ninth straight loss at Philadelphia for Detroit, who last won a regular season game their in January of 1997. Riley Sheahan and Pavel Datsyuk scored goals for the Wings.
No. 8 Michigan State (7-1) won its sixth game in a row on Saturday, beating rival Michigan 35-11 in East Lansing. Jeremy Lanford rushed for 177 yards and scored 3 touchdowns for the Spartans, while Tony Lippett added 103 yards recieving and scored on a 70 yard pass play. Michigan is (3-5) and will host Indiana next week, while State has a bye week, followed by the Ohio State