Monday, May 13, 2013
Make sure your favorite squad is highlighted on Ferndale Patch!
Whether it’s on the baseball diamond, at the soccer field or during a flag football game at a local park, spring sports are underway around Berkley and Huntington Woods and we want to help share all the great moments and highlights with the community! Patch is looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are eager to show their team spirit on Huntington Woods-Berkley Patch. News about any team – from youth t-ball to middle and high school sports, recreational teams, adult leagues and more – it’s all welcome. Here's how you can share news about your sports team this spring: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Discuss the team, …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
All alumni and community members are invited to the expanded Ferndale High Alumni Games that will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 11.
The Ferndale Baseball Boosters invite all alumni and community members to help create "a huge tradition" during the fourth annual Ferndale High Alumni Games on Saturday, May 11. The event will feature boys baseball, girls softball and co-ed games; a tribute to longtime Ferndale coach Annis Joseph; Dodge vehicle test drives to benefit Ferndale sports; and barbecue and other concessions. "We're hoping this starts a huge tradition for our city and our schools," Ferndale Baseball Boosters secretary Barb Marohn-Landry said of the expanded event, which so far will include graduates from 1971 through 2012. The festivities will kick off at noon and last until 5 p.m. at Ferndale High School, with the following game schedule. Joseph, who joined the …
Friday, March 22, 2013
Ferndale Recreation thanks Mike Pozolo for commitment and enthusiasm as coach for Little Eagles youth basketball program.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Friday, March 22
The following information was submitted by Ferndale Recreation. The Ferndale Recreation Department would like to honor Mike Pozolo as the Volunteer Basketball Coach of the season. He has demonstrated great commitment, enthusiasm, and accomplishments towards our youth Little Eagles basketball program. Coach Pozolo treats players fairly, provides a safe and fun learning environment that not only leads by example but demonstrates fair play and sportsmanship. Mike has volunteered to coach for the Ferndale Recreation Department for 5 years. When asked why he volunteers, Coach Pozolo says: “I started coaching as a way to get my two boys active in sports. I find coaching to be a rewarding experience and a fun way to be active in the community. It…
Friday, March 1, 2013
The golf show will be at Suburban Collection Showplace March 1-3.
A little bit of snow won't stop golfers from kicking off the Michigan golf season this weekend. The Michigan Golf Show will be held at Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Avenue in Novi, from Friday through Sunday. Hours are Friday 2-8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults. Children 12 and younger get in free. Parking is $5. The show will have more than 400 exhibitors, which will include retail, resort and travel information, and deals on Michigan golf courses. Hands-on activities include a closest to the pin contest, 100 feet of hitting nets, and long drive contests. This year marks the 23rd anniversary of the largest consumer golf show in the nation. More than 34,000 people …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Spring soccer registration deadline is Feb. 28.
Sunday, February 17
Ferndale Recreation is now registering for the following programs: Date of birth requirements for Spring Soccer: How to register: Source: Ferndale Recreation.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Ferndale Baseball Boosters currently seeking members, volunteers.
A new non-profit organization has formed to help support Ferndale baseball programs. The goal of the Ferndale Baseball Boosters is to provide ongoing support to the Ferndale Public Schools baseball programs, including the middle school teams and high school teams, according to group vice president Jim Michalak. People are needed to join the Boosters and volunteer opportunities are also available, Michalak said in an announcement of the new organization. Because the sport is not pay-to-play, the Boosters will work to help the teams with needs such as equipment, uniforms, hats and more. The group is working on improving the field, dugouts and concessions area, and has a goal to get a scoreboard for the varsity field. The Ferndale Baseball …
Monday, February 4, 2013
Tell us your thoughts on the commercials during Super Bowl 47.
One of the most anticipated aspects of the Super Bowl each year are its commercials. 2013 is no different with popular brand names like Doritos, Taco Bell, Volkswagen and many more pulling out all the creative stops to make thier ads pop. Advertisers paid an average of $3.8 million for each 30 seconds of air time, according to USA Today. You can re-watch some of the most popular commercials at the right. Here's what some of our readers had to say Sunday night on Ferndale Patch's Facebook page when asked if they had a favorite commercial: What was your favorite commercial? Tell us in the comments section below!
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Plus TV schedule, where to watch in Ferndale and how to watch the game online.
This Sunday, the Baltimore Ravens will take on the San Francisco 49ers for Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans. Super Bowl XLVII starts at 6:30 p.m. ET Sunday, Feb. 3. CBS-TV coverage of the big game begins at 1 p.m. with "Super Bowl Today" pre-game show until 5 p.m. The "Super Bowl Kick Off Show" starts at 5 p.m. You can follow full coverage of the XLVII Super Bowl from CBS Sports at your computer by going to www.cbssports.com/nfl/superbowl. CBS will be also be streaming it on www.cbssports.com/nfl/superbowl/live/online. Where will you be watching the Super Bowl? At one of Ferndale's sports bars, a friend's house or in your own comfortable chair? Tell us your favorite spot to watch the Super Bowl - use the comment box below.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Tigers fans can meet Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera and other players at events Thursday and Friday throughout Southeast Michigan.
It's definitely not baseball weather out there, but Tigers fans still can see some of their favorite players Thursday and Friday throughout Metro Detroit as part of the Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan. Garden Fresh Gourmet in Ferndale was one of the caravan's stops last January, when Justin Verlander and other other Tigers stopped by to taste-test some fresh salsa and participate in an employee rally [photos here]. The Tigers will make several stops throughout Metro Detroit that are open to the public, including the following.
Friday, January 18, 2013
“That game built character for both teams,” Ferndale head coach Eric Lloyd told MI Prep Zone.