Monday, April 8, 2013
Leave a comment on Patch to show your support as U-M takes on Louisville for the national championship.
Go Blue! Cheer on the Michigan men’s basketball team as the Wolverines take on Louisville in the NCAA championship game Monday night. Just leave a comment below to show your support for the Maize and Blue. (Or show your Michigan fandom by uploading a photo by clicking on the green “Upload Photos and Videos” icon.) The NCAA Tournament final tips off at 9:23 p.m. in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The game will be televised on CBS. Hail to the Victors, baby! If you're not one of the lucky fans making the trip to Atlanta to catch it live, there are plenty of local bars in the Hartland area with the game turned on.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Michigan, Louisville, Wichita State and Syracuse go for the title. Here's where to watch.
Finally, the NCAA Final Four is here. The March Madness 2013 Final Four television schedule begins Saturday with a television schedule that includes Louisville vs. Wichita State followed by Michigan vs. Syracuse. The Vegas lines on the Final Four give Louisville a 9.5-point edge and favor Michigan by 2. Sure, your March Madness tournament brackets are probably busted, but you can still have fun with the tournament. How? Here's Charles Barkley on David Letterman discussing March Madness. If you're not one of the lucky fans making the trip to Atlanta to catch it live, there are plenty of local bars in Hartland and the surrounding areas with the game turned on. Have other suggestions? Tell us in the comments.
Friday, March 29, 2013
The Spartans and the Wolverines play Friday in the Sweet 16. Tell us where you will watch the game in Hartland.
How sweet is March Madness? It’s pretty sweet for the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans, both of whom will play in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night. Here’s a look at the lineup for the Spartans and Wolverines: Don't have enough TV screens to keep up with your March Madness bracket? There are plenty of viewing options in and around Fenton, including the following. Did we miss your favorite venue? Leave a comment! You can watch the basketball action online here. RELATED: Are You a March Madness Super Fan? Show Us Your Team Spirit, Hartland!
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Upload your fan photos to show your support for the Michigan Wolverines or the Michigan State Spartans.
Saturday, March 23
The state of Michigan is in hoops heaven, and Patch would love for you to show your devotion to your favorite college basketball team. Michigan and Michigan State both play third-round games in the NCAA Tournament just up the road at the Palace on Saturday, and fans of both teams are consumed by March Madness. We’d like to see who has the most devoted March Madness following: the Michigan Wolverines or the Michigan State Spartans? Let us know by clicking on the green “Upload Photos and Videos” icon. And don’t forget to add a comment below to let us know how far you think your favorite team will advance in the tournament. Here's the Michigan State Spartans and the Michigan Wolverines lineup on Saturday: You can watch the basketball action …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Hartland's fifth grade travel basketball team took first place at Midland's basketball tournament.
Tuesday, February 19
By Kimberly Rinna Hartland's fifth grade travel basketball team took first place in Midland's H.H Dow High School Basketball Tournament on Saturday, February 16. The team played three games on Saturday against teams from Flint and the surrounding areas. The team won all three of their games to take first place in the tournament. Tournament scores: The fifth grade travel basketball team is coached by Jim Gualtieri and Todd Ekonen. Players include: Congratulation to the 5th grade travel basketball team for their first place finish.
Friday, August 5, 2011
Hartland boosters hope to raise enough money Sunday to buy matching pairs.
Basketball is a game where players and coaches look for a mismatch on the court, but the Hartland High School boys basketball program has been facing one of the fashion variety: The freshman Eagles have been playing with different types of shorts. "We do with what we have," said Frank Leppek, coach of the varsity team. "Some were yellow and some were blue and white." Faced with 12-year-old uniforms, the 14 players are forced to area stores to buy replacements from local retailers as they wear out or get lost, Leppek said. One parent says it's been a problem for at least two seasons. This year, program boosters hope to raise enough money during its annual fundraiser 2 p.m. Sunday at Hartland Glen Golf Club to buy matching shorts for the …
Monday, December 27, 2010
Kendra Faustin's Purple Eagles play in Ypsilanti versus Eastern Michigan University on Tuesday.
Off to a 1-9 start a season after winning the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference coach of the year award at Niagara University in New York, Hartland area native Kendra Faustin knows the highs and lows of being a head coach in Division I women's basketball. And it's the memories from home — especially a picture she came across when she was at her parents' house while recruiting in Michigan — that Faustin calls on now to pull through such times. "They told me they had a bunch of things that either I take or they were going to throw away," Faustin said. "I found a photo of me coaching HAYAA (Hartland Area Youth Athletic Association) basketball, so I pulled it out and put it in my office because right now, we're struggling a bit as a program. …