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Big Reds at Comerica Park

Big Reds at Comerica Park

By Joel Dotson For any ballplayer, regardless of age, playing in a Major League ballpark can be a unique experience. The junior varsity and varsity teams for Milan and Detroit Country Day shared that on Monday; May 2, the JV team won their game 5-2 in six innings, while varsity surrendered the lead late to […]

More than 40 teams compete in tournament

By Joyce Ervin The Todd Barron Memorial Softball Tournament sponsored by the Milan Youth League was held at the baseball complex on Neckel Court on the weekend of June 6 and 7. More than 40 teams competed and came from as far away as Canada.  The tournament is held for girls ages seven to 15-years […]

Baseball team finishes strong

Baseball team finishes strong

By Joel Dotson The Milan Big Reds finished the month of May on a positive note, pushing on to a successful month despite some unexpected setbacks. The news that Thomas Lindeman – the team’s star utility player – would need surgery on a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder, dampened the mood for a short […]

Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect

By Joel Dotson Thomas Lindeman is a rare kind of athlete. Few get the chance to reach the Final Four in their respective sports in one season, let alone do what he has done in four years as a Milan High School basketball and baseball player. In those seasons, Thomas has been to three Final […]

Big Reds baseball starts season off strong

By Joel Dotson The Milan Big Reds began the 2015 season on a good note. Despite several questions prior to the start of the year, roles were quickly filled and those questions were answered as a result. The squad has found ways to replace 11 seniors from the 2014 team, most of which were primary […]