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
For the fourth year in a row the Brick Fowler Trophy stays at Port Huron High, as the Big Reds beat their rivals from Port Huron Northern 50-14 on Friday night to close out the high school football regular season. DeAngelo Sanderson rushed for 113 yards on 8 carries and scored one TD rushing, while passing for two more. Dahvon Washington scored three touchdowns, including one on a 42
The Detroit Red Wings scored two goals late in the third period, including the game tying goal by Niklas Kronwall with 39 seconds left in regulation, and went on to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 in overtime on Thursday night at Joe Louis Arena. Justin Abdelkader scored the game winning goal with 44 seconds left in OT. Kronwall finished with two goals and an assist and Henrik
The Detroit Pistons closed out the pre-season with a (5-2) record after beating the Philadelphia 76ers at the Palace on Thursday night 109-103. Kyle Singler scored 19 points, while Caron Butler added 18 and Josh Smith and Cartier Martin had 17 each for the Pistons. Detroit will open the regular season next Wednesday at Denver.
The Imlay City boys soccer team advanced to the regional finals on Tuesday with a 2-0 win over Saginaw Swan Valley. The Spartans will play Williamston on Saturday evening. Two other area teams were eliminated on Tuesday, as Marysville lost 7-0 to Cranbrook, and Memphis fell 1-0 to Harbor Beach.