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 By Xaiver Jones    Sports    May 2, 2024

Telegram 2024 NFL Draft Update - Spotlight on Detroit, River Rouge Panthers, Coach Parker and the Community

Detroit was chosen by the NFL to host the 2024 Draft. The state of Michigan delivered epically. The city cleaned up well. Attendees would have assumed they were in Las Vegas or Mardi Gras with the tra...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    Sports    April 25, 2024

NFL Draft Day: How Far Have the Panthers Come?

World-class talent and business will meet in one space to shock the world to it's core. From April 25th to 27th, Detroit will be home to the 2024 NFL draft. The draft will change lives by bringing...

 

Freep Film Festival Features 'Rouge'

"Rouge," a full-length documentary by filmmaker Hamoody Jaafar, a Downriver native who tells not only the story of the 2020 team working toward the school's 15th state championship but also the histor...

 
 By Telegram Staff    Sports    April 4, 2024

FANS CAN NOW REGISTER FOR FREE ENTRY TO NFL DRAFT PRESENTED BY BUD LIGHT IN DETROIT

NEW YORK - March 19, 2024 - The 2024 NFL Draft presented by Bud Light is heading to Detroit for the first time. The three-day event will be free and open to fans in the downtown area surrounding the...

 
 By Kellee Jordan    Sports    March 14, 2024

Efforts to increase the number of African American Swimmers start with 'Detroit 100'

Detroit Masters Swim Club, this year affectionately known as "Detroit 100" is a newly formed adult swim team, striding to increase minority involvement. Detroit and the surrounding areas have a long...

 

River Rouge High School host Basketball Senior Day

River Rouge High School celebrates it's class of 2024 seniors. The district honors them on their home court, and wish them the best luck on their future success....

 

The impact of Clarence Gatliff: The Swimming Legend

By the time I started swimming he was a legend, all of the older recreation coaches reverenced him. He was involved in many ice- breaking educational and recreation/sports activities in the state. He...

 

Nick Marsh: Megatron Migrates to Michigan State

For the past four years it has been easy to hear the name Nick Marsh. It was first heard on Detroit's east side and nurtured in the City of River Rouge. Where he spent his time as a student, and...

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE 2024 CHEVROLET DETROIT GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY LEAR

DETROIT, Mich. (January 17, 2024) – Building on the momentum of a record-breaking Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear in the event's return to the Streets of Downtown Detroit in 2023, t...

 

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

NAACP President, Derrick Johnson, holds his Detroit Lions football in the air. He was presented the football during the Western Wayne County NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner by their Young Adult Chairperson...

 

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Eight & Nine Ball Billiards Tournament Champion at Kemeny Recreation Center is K.B. Steward, for the 2023 fall tournament. There were several participants involved and Mr. Steward came out on top as...

 

2023 High School Football Playoff Brackets

The High School Regionals Football games will be played this weekend. The schedule is here. Division 1 Regionals R1 Davison (11-0) 82.444 at Rockford (11-0) 85.667 @ Ted Carlson Stadium (Ted) -...

 

Coco Gauff Makes History: Youngest U.S. Open Champion Since Serena Williams in 1999

Coco Gauff has etched her name in tennis history as she clinched the U.S. Open singles title, becoming the youngest player since Serena Williams’ historic victory in 1999 when she was just 17 years o...

 

Rookie Of the Year: Coach Pettway Tackles First Year as Head Coach

With a man as physically big as Coach Eric Pettway, it would be impossible to say he lived in anyone's shadow. Coach Pettway is an accomplished man of his own merits. He had proved himself on the...

 

Brittney Griner Freed

After 294 days in Russian custody, including the past several weeks in a dreaded and dangerous penal colony, WNBA star Brittney Griner is free. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris...

 

Lavonia Perryman, Dick Vitale among others nominated for American Basketball Hall of Fame

Detroit - -The American Basketball Hall of Fame announced the list of 40 eligible candidates for the Class of 2022 today. The 2022 class will be the 4th class to be inducted into the American...

 

Serena Williams Announces Retirement from Tennis

Serena Williams is giving tennis one last hurrah before hanging up her racket for good. With 23 Grand Slam titles and 192 career wins, Williams announced that she's retiring following next month's U.S...

 
 By Xaiver Jones    Sports    August 4, 2022

Zaniya King Is Racing To Be River Rouge's First World Champion

Zaniya King walked across the stage of River Rouge High School in June. She has been running across the country for quite some time now. In the 6th grade, King joined the track team. The coaches...

 
 By NNPA Staff    Sports    July 21, 2022

NFL partners with Contract with Black America to strengthen economic equality

The National Football League announced today its partnership with Contract with Black America Institute, an economic inclusion-focused initiative led by artist and entrepreneur O'Shea Jackson, also...

 
 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...

 

ECORSE STUDENTS AND STAFF SEND OFF RAIDERS TO STATE BASKETBALL SEMI-FINALS WITH PEP RALLY

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...

 

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