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Monday, 2013 May 27th

All school athletes are required to have an annual physical on file with the school,

Russell Arthur Michalke, a 1966 Saline High School graduate, was killed in Vietnam in 1968.

Memorial Day activities include the annual parade, programs at Oakwood Cemetery and the Saline American Legion, a breakfast at the fire hall and a race downtown.

Here's a look at what could be the biggest week of the year in high school athletics.

Saturday, 2013 May 25th

The arrangement with the Michigan Brewers Guild will bring several breweries to the festival, including Bell’s, Arcadia Ales, Ann Arbor Brewing Company and New Holland Brewing Company.

Elisha L. Bolen, age 53,  of Troy, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2013 at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. She was born February 6, 1960, the daughter of Fletcher E. and Rhema M. (Paschal) Bolen.

Volunteering takes 1-2 hours a day.

The first of two races begins at the four corners at 9:30 a.m. Monday.

The Saline girls’ track and field team clinched the 2013 SEC Red title by winning the SEC Conference meet at Skyline May 23.

The  regional champs, who were undefeated in dual meets, sprinted away with the league meet with 219 points. No other school had more than 76 points.

Saline had winners all over the meet.

Thrower Randi Bennett was league champ in the discus and shot put. Bennett threw 109-07 to win the discus. Erin Connor was fourth and Amelia Wittig was fifth. In the shot put, Bennett threw 38 feet. Connor was fifth.

Friday, 2013 May 24th

A man was treated for injuries after a pepper bomb he was building blew up in his face at Thorncrest Apartments. Later that day, he was arrested for trespassing at the apartment complex.

On Wednesday, Key Bank held its annual "Neighbors Make a Difference Day." Key Bank closed for the afternoon and staff and friends worked to spruce up the downtown area.

This year, they were joined by several members of the City's staff and some Saline Main Streeters. The team weeded and cleaned up downtown and around City Hall, making things look beautiful for Memorial Day.

Here are some of the crew at the end of a great afternoon.

Pioneer built a 4-0 lead midway through the first half, leaving the Hornets with a lot of work to do.

Thursday, 2013 May 23rd

Bolder was one of 3,258 graduates from the university this spring.

Mayor Marl and Councillor Bourgoin disagreed on how to pay for it.

Tommy Hickey scored six goals and Nick Karapas tallied five times for the Hornets, who blew the game open with an eight-goal second quarter.

Saline’s girls varsity lacrosse team is moving on to the second round of the MHSAA Division 1 Regional Tournament.

Saline opened post-season play Wednesday night with an 11-7 victory over Novi. The Hornets return to action at 5:30 p.m., May 29, to face Ann Arbor Pioneer, which beat Northville 14-3 Tuesday.

Senior Chelsey Bishop did what she’s done for Saline for the last four years – score a boatload of goals. Bishop scored seven goals to lead Saline.  Bishop said it was a solid team effort.

Wednesday, 2013 May 22nd

Gloomy skies brought wind gusts and rain, but gave way to sunny skies and a magnificent rainbow.

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