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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 […]

Swimming in success

Swimming in success

By Balinda Zimmerman    The SMISL Championship meet saw Senior Kaitlyn Fellhauer voted as Swimmer of the Year and Coach Heikka was selected Coach of the Year. MHS Swim coach, Daniel Heikka, said in an email, “This is a very special group of young ladies (a bit crazy and wacky but special none the less). They […]

Male athlete of the month: Hunter Aeschbacher 

Male athlete of the month: Hunter Aeschbacher 

By Balinda Zimmerman Hunter was born to Jennifer McGhee Aeschbacher and Tom Aeschbacher of West Virginia and Buffalo, New York respectively. He is the older of two boys, arriving November of 2000 at St. Joe Hospital in Ann Arbor. His 12-year-old brother, Logan, is also an athlete and attends Milan Middle School. Hunter comes from […]

Female athlete of the month: Mackenzie Crawford

Female athlete of the month: Mackenzie Crawford

By Balinda Zimmerman Mackenzie Crawford was born to Mary Blevins Crawford and Michael Crawford at U-M Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She arrived along with her twin brother Ethan in February 2001, joining an older brother, Patrick, and older sister, Christina. Mackenzie began taking an interest in gymnastics and diving around the age of five […]

Swim and dive team gives back

Swim and dive team gives back

By Balinda Zimmerman Tuesday, October 24, 2017 was great for the Milan Big Reds Swim and Dive Team as they took on the New Boston Huron/Flat Rock team. The Big Reds walked away with the win but to some in the stands that was not the best thing that happened that evening. It was Senior […]