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Inspiring Kids

Inspiring Kids

When leaving the football game on Friday night September 20, 2013, I came across some friends and stood around chatting.  Up walked one of the coaches and his son from the third grade Rec League in Milan.  Third grade is the first year a youngster can play contact football in Milan.  Ethan Felkamp is the […]

Milan 33, Flatrock 18

Milan 33, Flatrock 18

Milan Middle School posted a score of 33-18 over Flatrock on September 25, 2013 that included three, yes, THREE interceptions against Flatrock! The first one came through Richard Arecheja early in the game, the second via Gage Feeman around mid-way and the third was an unexpected catch by Will Gaines in the fourth quarter.  After […]

Flag Football League Fun!

Flag Football League Fun!

Every year the Milan Parks and Recreation League hosts a Flag Football League in addition to the older football teams of 3rd & 4th grade, 5th grade and 6th grade.  Gage Ault and his parents moved to Milan just about a month and a half ago from Adrian but Gage is already involved in the […]

Kanitz injured in 13-6 win over Ypsilanti

Kanitz injured in 13-6 win over Ypsilanti

Robert Kanitz is accustomed to sharing the quarterback position for the Milan Big Reds but not usually because of pain and injuries. When Kanitz was taken out in the first few minutes of the game due to a knee injury, Steven Phifer repeatedly showed that he has what it takes to step up and lead […]

2013 Junior Olympians Practice in Milan

2013 Junior Olympians Practice in Milan

Coach Mark McClure and the Houston Pacesetters were given access to the Milan track for athletes to practice for a few days in July. It wasn’t just any practice though; this was for the American Athletic Union Junior Olympics taking place at Eastern Michigan University during the week of July 29-Aug. 3, 2013. Anyone attending […]