World War II Veterans and “Rosie the Riveters” will be honored at the VFW Post 423 from 1-3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 30. The public is invited to help celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Fresh from a summer-long tour of Europe, Luke Winslow-King of New Orleans, a singer, composer and lyricist known for his slide guitar work, is performing Sunday, August 30 at 8 p.m. in downtown Saline as part of the Acoustic Routes concert series hosted by Mangiamo Italian Grill, 107 W. Michigan Ave. Grammy-winning blues harp player Peter Madcat Ruth will join him.
The 2015-2016 Saline Science Olympiad team looks to build upon the successes of the last several seasons. The team finished fourth in Michigan this past May, just missing qualifying for nationals. It was one of the strongest finishes in Saline history.
“Calling 9-1-1 is not the best solution for someone who has a minor medical problem and can get to their doctor,” said Dale Berry, President and CEO of HVA. “A 9-1-1 response, ambulance transport, and emergency room visit is a very costly way to take care of a minor, non-acute illness.
Saline’s varsity volleyball team went 4-1 at their own tournament Saturday. Saline was perfect in pool play and then shook off some rust to beat Livonia Stevenson before falling to Northville in the semifinals.
After a couple weeks of playing down opening-night expectations, Saline football head coach Joe Palka watched his Hornets dominate Rockford, 37-24, Friday night at Hornet Stadium.
The Saline varsity girls cross country team stretched their legs at the AA Running Co End of Summer Classic Friday at Hudson Mills Metrop
Josiah Davis was the fastest runner in the 3,200 meter JV race at the AA Running Co End of Summer Classic held Friday at Hudson Mills Metropark.
Even with their elite dive squad taking the day off, the Saline swim and dive team began their state title defense by winning the Huron Relays Thursday. Saline won the event with 414 points. Northville (372), Skyline (338), Huron (338) and South Lyon (330) rounded out the top five in the eight team event. Dexter (326), Pioneer (276) and Brighton (266) also swam.
The annual parade, which kicks off the 80th annual Saline Community Fair, will be held at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 1. The parade isn’t returning to Michigan Avenue. Instead, it will begin at Henne Field on Bennet Street and then make its way down to Mill Pond Park, where organizers have planned several events and activities.
“You can’t go from August to the state championship game,” said Palka, who is 35-6 since becoming football coach and assistant athletic director/high school principal in 2012. You have to focus on getting a little bit better each day. It starts in the winter with conditioning into the summer. Then camp. Then scrimmages. You can’t focus past game one.”
School hasn't started yet, but a quick check of Twitter shows that students, parents, staff and administrators are busy at Saline Area Schools.
The Saline girls golf team was red hot Wednesday, firing one of the best scores in team history as the Hornets beat Chelsea and Dexter at Brookside Golf Course.
John Miller scored Saline’s only goal and keeper Nolan Krause made two late saves to keep the sheet clean as Saline defeated Livonia Stevenson, 1-0, Wednesday.
Saline Area Players announce auditions for Country Hoedown Jamboree on September 10, 7-8:30 at Liberty School, 7265 N Ann Arbor St
Saline firefighters and police officers will be among those at the Washtenaw County First Responders Classic Car Show at Crispin Chevrolet, 7112 E. Michigan Ave., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29.