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Female Athlete of the Month: Mary Racette

Female Athlete of the Month: Mary Racette

By Balinda Zimmerman Mary Racette was born to as the middle child of Richard and Ann Racette, February, 2000 in Holland, Ohio. Both parents attended Gabriel Richard in Downriver where Ann loved drama and Richard played hockey. Her parents had moved to Ohio when her father took a job with Chrysler, and they moved back […]

Badger bound

Badger bound

By Balinda Zimmerman   Signing to a D1 college is a big deal for most athletes but signing to a D1 college for a football player is astronomical because the requirements are near impossible for most athletes. On Wednesday, December 20,2017, the first day for National Signing for 2018, Milan offensive lineman, Michael Furtney, signed […]

Male Athlete of the Month: Ben Pyle

Male Athlete of the Month: Ben Pyle

By Balinda Zimmerman Ben Pyle was born in October 1999 at the University of Michigan hospital in Ann Arbor. Ben is the second of three boys born to Barry and Natalie Pyle, both from Fort Wayne, Indiana. The family resides in Ypsilanti and attends Milan as a school of choice. Ben comes from a line […]

MHS earns trophy after a long wait

MHS earns trophy after a long wait

By Balinda Zimmerman The Milan High School Wrestling Team has earned a tournament trophy for the first time in over five years, bringing home Second Place in the Danville tournament. The Milan wrestling program is larger than it has been in recent years as a number of freshmen have joined the team, making it easier […]

Attention Grabber

By Balinda Zimmerman   Both youth and high school wrestler’s from Milan made a good showing at the MYWA Downriver tournament the last weekend of February.  High school students placed as follows: Freshman, Mitchell Doom-First Place in 143 lb weight class, Sophomore, Jared Smith-Second Place in 192 lb. weight class, Senior, Trace Lindeman-Third place in […]

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