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What Milan football means in 2016

By Balinda Zimmerman Football in Milan, Michigan for 2016 means Furtney blocking for Barnes who is running the ball and Lindeman protecting his back in the rear guard.  The runner could be reversed with the rear guard, and Lindeman or freshman, Tristan Hines, could be carrying the ball.  Trace Lindeman might even play quarterback and […]

New youth football league forming

New youth football league forming

By Joyce Ervin A group of volunteers and coach Jason Blackburn recently gathered in Tolan Square to sign up local youth interested in playing with the Milan Big Red Youth Football League come September. The group has joined a new league and are looking forward to being part of the Downriver Junior Football League.  According […]

Football & Cheer registration April 21 & 23

Football & Cheer registration April 21 & 23

By Balinda Zimmerman                                                                The Milan Big Reds Youth Football Program would like to announce two Spring Registration dates for Tackle Football, Flag Football and Cheer. Registration dates will be Thursday Aril 21 at 6pm (at a location to be determined) and Saturday April 23 at 11am at The Morning Owl located at 9 W. Main Street.  Please check the Milan Youth League Facebook page, […]

Milan’s great season ended by DCD

By Balinda Zimmerman The Milan Varsity football team traveled to Detroit Country Day (DCD) on Saturday, November 14, 2015 for the third round of the Division IV MHSAA playoffs and what turned out to be their last game of the season. Although the team has made it to the first and second round of the […]

Big Reds Swamp River Rats

Big Reds Swamp River Rats

By Balinda Zimmerman The Milan Varsity Big Red football team met the Ann Arbor (A2) Huron River Rats at Huron’s field along the river in Ann Arbor.   The Big Reds exploded onto the field when they slapped the familiar team flag and they never slowed down until the 4th quarter.   As was expected, when Trace […]