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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... Full story


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

 By Xaiver Jones    Sports    August 22, 2019

River Rouge Football Prepares For The Fall

There is never a time where Coach Corey Parker, his company of dedicated coaches, and his proficient team of football players aren't striving for greatness. The ten year mark of Parker's tenure is slo... Full story


It's Puerto Rico vs. California for the world championship of the Junior League Baseball World Series on Sunday in Taylor

AYLOR, MICHIGAN – Teams from Puerto Rico and California will play for the world championship in the 13- and 14-year-old division of Little League Baseball during the 39th annual Junior League... Full story


Ecorse's Olaifoye on a mission to give back

Jovan Olaifoye has gone from Ecorse to Grand Rapids, and North Carolina to Canada. Yet he never left home. "Virtually everywhere I've gone, I met some great people that are like family to this day,"... Full story


"To me, what I do isn't work."

LaMonta Stone is a man who has lived and breathed River Rouge basketball since birth. He had uncles who played basketball for Rouge (and won championships), his mother was a cheerleader for who was a... Full story



Over 100 boats came to the City of Ecorse for the Annual Wall of Fire Walleye Fishing Tournaments. People came from as far away as Missouri and throughout the Downriver communities. Firefighters from... Full story

 By News One    Sports    February 7, 2019

The Super Bowl Had The Worst Ratings In A Decade

The Super Bowl was packed with controversy due to its treatment of Colin Kaepernick. Although many people dismissed the idea of a "boycott," it may have been effective because the show had the worst... Full story


The Basketball Legends of Inkster completed a great week of giving.

They began on Tuesday at the Sheraton Hotel where we had the Big Raffle drawing .It was a huge success. This is how we pay for the Xmas giveaway. On Friday State representative Jewell Jones and friend... Full story


Shut- Up and Dribble documentary comes to Showtime

Showtime's much anticipated 3-part documentary series "Shut Up and Dribble" gets its debut Saturday night (Nov. 3). Directed by Gotham Chopra, "Shut Up and Dribble" looks at the changing role of NBA a... Full story


Harvard University Honors Colin Kaepernick For His Fight Against Social Injustice

Former football player Colin Kaepernick has continually used his platform as an avenue to bring attention to social injustice. He's been honored by several institutions and organizations for lending h... Full story


Sports and Domestic Violence

Everyone is part of the problem, so let's be part of the solution instead. This has been a pretty horrible week for sports in general. We're all gritting our teeth and hoping to get to the end of it... Full story


Here's How Colin Kaepernick Is Beating The NFL

The announcement that Colin Kaepernick was signed by Nike all along is the uppercut that has the NFL staggering toward the ropes. The NFL was in a different, seemingly unbeatable place back when Colin Kaepernick first decided to protest police... Full story

 By Butch Davis    Sports    August 30, 2018

Tigers #3 Retired Forever

Alan Trammell, the Detroit Tigers' legendary shortstop, was immortalized in Detroit as the Tigers forever retired his No. 3. The club unveiled his name and number in a pregame ceremony on Sunday,... Full story


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