Thursday, March 7, 2013
Plymouth High School's season comes to an end.
Plymouth's quest for the state title ended Wednesday as the varsity hockey team lost to Detroit Catholic Central, 5-1. Catholic Central now goes on to play East Kentwood in the semifinals on Friday. If they win, they will face the victor of Fridays Brighton vs. Detroit U-D Jesuit game in the finals on Saturday. CC has won seven state titles since 2000, according to the MHSAA website. The Wildcats had previously beaten Dearborn Heights Crestwood, 8-0, in the regionals to advance to the quarterfinals.
Monday, March 4, 2013
The team heads to the quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Plymouth High School's varsity hockey team won the regional title Saturday. The team beat Dearborn Heights Crestwood 8-0. The Wildcats now move on to play Detroit Catholic Central in the Division 1 Quarterfinals Wednesday, according to the MHSAA website. The game will be held at the Ann Arbor Yost Arena at 7:30 p.m. If they win, the Wildcats will face the winner of Wednesday's East Kentwood vs. Muskegon Reeths-Puffer game in the semifinals on Friday. The championship game is scheduled for Saturday. Other teams in the running are Utica Eisenhower, Detroit U-D Jesuit, Brighton and Bay City Central. Do you have any photos of the game? Upload them to this article by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos."
Friday, March 1, 2013
The wildcats will take on Dearborn Heights Crestwood.
Plymouth High School's varsity hockey team is headed to the regional final on Saturday. The wildcats play Dearborn Heights Crestwood at noon at the Dearborn Ice Skating Center, 14900 Ford Road. Plymouth has already beat Salem and Canton to advance to the regional finals. If they win, the team will head to the quarterfinals and face the winner of the Brother Rice vs. Catholic Central game, according to the MHSAA website. Are you going to the game? Share your photos on Patch by clicking "Upload Photos and Videos."
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Tickets are still available for Dec. 21 charity game at Plymouth’s Compuware Arena.
Red and blue may not be Christmas colors, but the two will face off in the spirit of the season to raise funds for the family of fallen West Bloomfield Police Department Officer Patrick O'Rourke. The Detroit Red Wings Alumni Association and the Joe Kocur Foundation for Children will hit the ice at Compuware Arena in Plymouth Dec. 21 to play a charity hockey game, the proceeds of which will be donated to the O'Rourke Family Trust. O'Rourke, 39, was fatally shot Sept. 9 while responding with other officers to what police believed could have been a suicidal man. The incident sparked a barricaded gunman standoff that ended when police found the suspect, Ricky Coley, 50, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. O'Rourke was the department's …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Former Red Wings goaltenders to ring Salvation Army bell tonight at Kroger in Plymouth Township.
Local hockey fans can catch two former Red Wings in action tonight in Plymouth Township. Chris Osgood of Plymouth and Manny Legace, both former Red Wings goaltenders, will man the red kettles instead of the goalposts from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday to raise money for the Salvation Army. The former players will appear at the Kroger in Plymouth Township as the Red Wings compete for bragging rights across Metro Detroit to see which players can raise the most money for the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign. See photos from last year's Red Wings for Red Kettles event Red Wings coach Mike Babcock will join Executive Vice President and General Manager Ken Holland, who is serving as Honorary Chairman of the 2012 Red Kettle Campaign for the seventh …
Sunday, October 21, 2012
The older Plymouth Whalers team beats the Kingston Frontenacs, one of the youngest teams in the Ontario Hockey League.
KINGSTON - The Kingston Frontenacs came into Friday's game with the Plymouth Whalers with a two-game winning streak and at 5-3-0-0. As one of the youngest teams in the Ontario Hockey League, the Frontenacs are seen by many to be a team on the rise. But an older, more experienced Whalers team dominated much of the way in an 8-3 victory before 3,199 at Plymouth's current home-away-from home, K-ROCK Centre. The Whalers - now 4-3-2-1 - have never lost at K-ROCK Centre and have won four straight games since the building opened in 2008-09. Kingston is now 5-4-0-0. There were more than three stars for Plymouth tonight. Ryan Hartman had The Gordie Howe Hat Trick and a little more as the game's first star, scoring a shorthanded goal (his second of …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Wyandotte resident was longtime public address announcer for Detroit Red Wings.
The Detroit Red Wings have confirmed the team's longtime public address announcer and Wyandotte resident Budd Lynch has died, according to a news alert issued by the Detroit News. He was 95. Lynch, an inductee in both the Hockey Hall of Fame and Michigan Sports Hall of Fame, began his career as the Red Wings' radio broadcaster in 1949 and became the team's public address announcer in 1985. Check back later for more information as it's released.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Taylor Sportsplex reopens, norovirus cited for widespread illness.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Norovirus cited in incident that left Victory Honda Midget AAA squad with just 8 skaters as they played for national tournament berth.
A Plymouth hockey team is recovering after several players were hospitalized with flu-like symptoms Sunday during a state tournament at a Taylor ice rink. According to parent Tyler Best of Plymouth Township, several Victory Honda Midget AAA 18U players fell ill Sunday before a game against the Little Caesar's AAA team in a Michigan Amateur Hockey Association tournament at Taylor Sportsplex. Tyler Best said he took his 17-year-old son, Drew, home Sunday between games and when they returned to the rink at 5 p.m., several players had already started vomiting between 2-4 p.m. "I didn't know how bad it was until game time," Tyler said. Just 15 minutes prior to the 6:30 p.m. faceoff, Tyler said, two Victory Honda players were hospitalized and …
Saturday, March 10, 2012
University Liggett defeated Houghton 3-0 to win the Division 3 boys hockey state championship.
University Liggett coach Robb McIntyre said when he came to the Knights four years ago, he was asked by a colleague if he could win a state championship in five years. "I started laughing at him," McIntyre said. "Then I realized he was serious because he was from Texas," where title expectations often are high for prep coaches. McIntyre did it in four, coaching the Knights to a Division 3 state title Saturday against Houghton at Compuware Arena in Plymouth. For McIntyre and the Knights' seniors, Saturday's 3-0 championship victory concludes what the coach said was his "first class" of student-athletes who developed under his system at University Liggett over the past four years. McIntyre said when he took over the program, ULS was ranked "…