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 By Xaiver Jones    Sports    June 30, 2022

GA Is Here To Stay

Ecorse High School is going through a culture of change. From academics, to athletics, even down to the student culture. This is not the same land Red Raiders walked on fifty, twenty, or even five...

 By Xaiver Jones    Sports    June 2, 2022

College Football Fair At River Rouge

"It was great, everything ran smoove, that boys came out and did what they were supposed to do. Which was to show up and work hard. Today it was just done in front of an important audience." Proclaims...


Deion Sanders and Doug Williams' Efforts Are Paying Off:

One year after having no players selected in the NFL draft, HBCUs saw four players drafted on the last day of the 2022 NFL draft. Jackson State head coach Deion Sanders and a host of former HBCU playe...


It's All About the Detroit Sports Fans

Sports Fans in Detroit, cannot be compared! There is a love for the home team, that is unexplainable in this city. This week, Sports Fans were seen Downtown Detroit having the time of their lives...

 By Kellee Jordan    Sports    April 7, 2022

What's New at Comerica Park?

The Detroit Tigers will welcome back fans to Comerica Park on April 8th, Opening Day. There are some new food items and beverages, giveaways items, merchandise, Tigers Authentic items, corporate...



Coach Gerrod Abram directing his team to a win on Tuesday that takes them to the Division semifinals game on Thursday against Menominee in Lansing...



NEW YORK -- Civil rights leaders who met with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell today called for the League to establish specific recruiting and hiring procedures for executive and coaching positions,... Full story


Ecorse Football team wins District

The football season has been exciting for the Ecorse Red Raiders and the District finals didn't disappoint. The Raiders ran a touchdown to win their game last Friday with seven seconds on the clock. T...

 By Xaiver Jones    Sports    August 26, 2021

Panthers Prepare for 2021: Hometown Heros Lead The Way

The 2020 season was a very unique one for every high school in the country. Games were canceled, seasons cut short, and extended at the same time. Some games leaked into the new year. The pandemic...

 By Xavier Jones    Sports    August 5, 2021

Josh Baker: A Family Man With A Basketball Plan

he River Rouge boys basketball team has a reputation longer than I75. The team wins games, and sends players to college. Over the years, the Panthers have been fingertips away from a MHSAA finals...



Cancer Awareness and Resource Network (CARN) is very excited to host its 4th annual "Chipping Away at Cancer Golf Tournament" which is scheduled to tee off Friday, August 20, 2021 at the beautiful...


From Michigan to Miles

The grandson of a lifelong River Rouge resident and retired Detroit Public School teacher, Beatrice Baker has changed sports completely. Jerris A. Baker grew up in the River Rouge/Southwest Detroit...


How MLB & Clubs Are Observing Black History Month

Major League Baseball, its Clubs, and media entities (MLB Network and will observe Black History Month 2021 in a variety of ways, across our sport, with the following goals in mind: To...


Covid Bowl 2021 - Clash Of The Panthers

Everything about last year, and the upcoming years ahead will be called nothing short of historical. The year, 2019 ended with River Rouge earning its first State Title against the Muskegon Big Reds....


River Rouge grinds its way back to Division 3 state title game after running past Chelsea

CHELSEA – Coach Corey Parker was aware of the media predictions. The River Rouge coach knew that some predictions had his defending Division 3 state championship team losing to Chelsea in the...


River Rouge Panthers win State Regionals over Martin Luther King Jr. Crusaders in nail biter, 33 - 30

River Rouge Panthers win State Regionals over Martin Luther King Jr. Crusaders in nail biter, 33 - 30. The Panthers team celebrate after winning a back and forth nail bitter when they broke the 30-30...


More Than a Vote: King James Leads Plans to Increase Poll Workers

An effort by pro athletes called More Than a Vote is working to increase the number of poll workers in Black electoral districts has amassed 10,000 volunteers since it began. State elections officials in many cities have sounded the alarm regarding...


New Youth Soccer Camp starts in River Rouge

Was the next Pele was the soccer field on Saturday? Only time will tell. Over the last nine weeks, youth between the ages 5 - 12 from the community gathered at Memorial Park to learn the fundamentals...

 By James Abeare    Sports    April 30, 2020

Was the Draft a lesson in futility?

The National Football League conducted their annual draft last weekend, and the Lions’ results where pretty much mmh. Nothing spectacular, nothing too bad. No surprises. They filled some needs.... Full story


A Season in Limbo: What We Will Miss if the NBA Cancels This Season

This NBA season started with so much promise, with the title up for grabs. Then, 2020 came along. The league lost former commissioner David Stern right on New Year's Day. Next, basketball lost Kobe... Full story


IN MEMORIAM: Lakers' Legend Kobe Bryant Killed in Helicopter Crash

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna Maria Onore, were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Bryant was 41, and his daughter, affectiona... Full story


Inkster Legends announce winners for Christmas Raffle

The Inkster Legends had another successful Christmas season as they played Santa Claus to numerous families. The winners of this year's raffle are listed below: 3 .Globetrotters -Mike Halker. 2.Baysho... Full story


River Rouge Panthers are State Champions

Everything led up to The MHSAA Division 3 state finals. The slot scheduled to be the last football game of 2019 belonged to Muskegon's undefeated Big Reds. The Big Reds were ranked number one by... Full story


River Rouge Head Football Coach- Corey Parker: A Ten Year Review

Football is a vital piece in the puzzle that's Corey Parker's life. It served as an outlet for him at St. Martin Deporres High School; where playing the safety position kept his mind and intentions... Full story


Legendary Olympic Athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos Earn Induction into U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

American sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos, along with Australian Peter Norman, during the award ceremony of the 200 m race at the Mexican Olympic games. During the awards ceremony, Smith... Full story


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