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Milan struggles in 30-22 loss to New Boston at Homecoming

Milan struggles in 30-22 loss to New Boston at Homecoming

By Balinda Zimmerman    The Milan Big Reds had a hard loss at homecoming against the New Boston Huron Chiefs that cost them a shot at the Huron League Championship. Struggle as they might they were held at the line repeatedly with a few break-out plays that were not pretty but worked to keep them […]

Male Athlete of the Month: Gabe Peacock

Male Athlete of the Month: Gabe Peacock

By Balinda Zimmerman   Gabe Peacock was born June 2000 in Ypsilanti Michigan to Eric and Dawn Peacock. Eric graduated from Wayne Memorial High School and Dawn graduated from L’Anse Creuse in Harrison Township. They married and moved to Milan before Gabe and his older brother Ben were born so Milan is the only hometown […]

Female Athlete of the Month: Haylie Ritchie

Female Athlete of the Month: Haylie Ritchie

By Balinda Zimmerman  Haylie Ritchie is the only daughter born to Carrie and Martin Ritchie, September 2000 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She has one brother, Joey, who is two years younger and attends Milan High School with Haylie. Haylie began playing T-ball at age 4, softball around the age of 8 and travel ball by the […]

Youth Football plays at U-M on Oct. 21

By Balinda Zimmerman   The Milan Big Reds Youth League (MBRYL), in recent years had been renting space at the middle school fields but the program voted to move back to Wilson Park for practical purposes. The park has pavilions, seating, field lighting, bathrooms available, and lastly parents can stroll downtown for a coffee during […]

Big Reds win big over SMCC

Big Reds win big over SMCC

By Balinda Zimmerman   Everyone knew the Milan v SMCC game would be a great match up on the Milan field. Critics were about 50/50 this year on who would run with the win and who would walk away with the upset. In the previous weeks’ game SMCC had beaten Pewamo-Wesphalia, and Milan was defeated […]