Friday, May 10, 2013
Make sure your favorite squad is highlighted on Huntington Woods-Berkley 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, …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
"I'm ready to play. I'm ready to compete with others – bigger, badder people out there. I'm just ready to take 'em down one by one," says the senior, who signed Monday as a corner back with the Division III school.
Berkley High School varsity football player Adam Kopitz on Monday signed his National Letter of Intent to play with Concordia University Chicago. The senior will play corner back for the Division III school under coach Randy Awrey and said he plans to study sports management. [Stay tuned to Huntington Woods-Berkley Patch to find out which other Berkley High School athletes signed a National Letter of Intent!] "My journey? Just thinking I wouldn't be able to play college football because of size demeanor and everything ... Now, I just feel on top of the world," Kopitz said. "I'm ready to play. I'm ready to compete with others – bigger, badder people out there. I'm just ready to take 'em down one by one." Kopitz said he has played football …
Monday, April 29, 2013
"It's just good to know that all the hard work you put in finally pays off," says the senior, who signed Monday as a pitcher with the Division 2 school.
Berkley High School varsity baseball player Sean Calender on Monday signed his National Letter of Intent to play with Saginaw Valley State University. The senior was signed as pitcher with the Division 2 school in University Center, MI, located between Saginaw and Bay City, and will play for coach Walt Head. [Stay tuned to Huntington Woods-Berkley Patch to find out which other Berkley High School athletes signed a National Letter of Intent!] "It's very exciting to know that you have a committed school that wants you to come play for them and is very interested in your skills and what you have to offer," he said. "It's just good to know that all the hard work you put in finally pays off." Calender scored a 27 on his ACT, maintained a 3.4 …
Friday, April 19, 2013
Items up for grabs during the athletics fundraiser Friday, April 19, at Berkley High School include cash, flat-screen televisions, Tigers tickets and more.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The free fundraiser Friday, April 19, at Berkley High School will feature prizes including cash, flat-screen televisions, Tigers tickets and more.
More than 500 prizes will be up for grabs Friday, April 19, at Berkley High School during the 14th annual Tin Can Auction. The free, family-oriented event that benefits Berkley School District sports teams, as well as the Berkley Bears Athletic Boosters, has generated more than $30,000 in past years, auction chairwoman Lisa Bakers said. Refreshments will be available and participants can buy tickets for a chance to win prizes including the following. "The funds have financially supported athletic teams and student athletes to have new uniforms and equipment that is specifically required for their sport. They also have the opportunity to participate in tournaments and competitions 'cost-free,' that normally these additional fees would be …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Michigan, Louisville, Wichita State and Syracuse go for the title. Here's where to watch around Berkley and Huntington Woods.
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 around Berkley and Huntington Woods, including the following, with the game turned on. [Have other suggestions? Tell us in the comments.]
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Spartans and the Wolverines play Friday in the Sweet 16. Tell us where you will watch the game in Berkley and Huntington Woods.
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 Berkley and Huntington Woods, 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, Berkley and Huntington Woods!
Friday, March 22, 2013
Upload your fan photos to show your support for the Michigan Wolverines or the Michigan State Spartans.
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” button. 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…
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Middle school teams will play for the Mayor's Cup; all-ages squads will compete in three-on-three games; figure skaters will put on an exhibition; and more during the free event at the Berkley Ice Arena.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Berkley-Ferndale Unified is among the sixty teams throughout Michigan that will compete in the hockey showcase through Feb. 10 at the Arctic Coliseum Arena in Chelsea.
The third annual Michigan Public High School Hockey Showcase is under way at the Arctic Coliseum Arena in Chelsea this week. The tournament is the largest high school athletic showcase and the largest public high school showcase in the history of high school athletics in Michigan. [Upload your MPHSH tournament photos on Huntington Woods-Berkley Patch!] Sixty teams from Division I, II, and III public high schools from around the state are participating. Berkley-Ferndale Unified lost to Howell in a 2-3 overtime battle Feb. 4 but beat Walled Lake Central 5-1 on Feb. 6. Here's a look at how the teams are performing so far. Feb. 4 Feb. 5 Feb. 6 For a complete schedule of games, visit MPHSH website.