Thursday, May 16, 2013
Senior was named the most valuable player on her high school girls basketball team.
Trenton senior Paige Machnacki will play college basketball at Adrian next season. Machnacki was named the Most Valuable Player for the Trenton High School girls basketball team in the 2012-13 season. She also earned All-Downriver Team honors. Machnacki recently signed her letter of intent with Adrian at a ceremony attended by family and Trenton and Albion staff members. Celebrate your students' achievements by posting a photo to the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch Pics & Clips.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Boys and girls ages 4 to 15 will have an opportunity to learn and play soccer with certified and trained coaches.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch recaps the news of the week.
Miss the latest local headlines from this past week? Here's a rundown of the top stories in town:
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Officials at Trenton Public Schools offered eliminating instructional classes, staff, transportation and athletics as additional possibilities for reducing expenses.
The proposed Trenton Public Schools budget for the 2013-14 school year shows a reduction in the fund balance. The proposed budget, presented to board of education members on March 25, listed estimated district expenditures at about $24.4 million and estimated revenue at about $23 million for 2013-14. To balance the budget, officials recommended taking about $1.4 million out of the fund balance. The projected fund balance would be reduced from about $2.5 million in June 2013 to about $1 million in June 2014. Last year, the fund balanced was reduced by about $1 million. District officials cited enrollment, retirements costs and state funding as assumed causes for the reduction in revenue. To cut down on expenditures and avoid using fund …
Monday, April 8, 2013
High schools with an enrollment of 893 or more students are classified as Class A schools by the Michigan High School Athletic Association.
Trenton High School athletes will be competing in the top classification for the 2013-14 school year. Schools with an enrollment of 893 students or more are now considered Class A schools by the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA). Trenton will be moved up from a Class B school at the end of the 2012-13 school year. Classifications for the upcoming school year are based on a second semester count date, according to a MHSAA release. The enrollment limits for Class B are now 429-892; Class C are 207-428; and schools with enrollments of 206 and fewer are Class D. Trenton High School was one of 23 other schools that will move up in class. With the exception of football, nealry all Trenton High School sports are affected by the …
Leave a comment on Patch to show your support as U-M takes on Louisville for the national championship.
Go Blue! Cheer on the Michigan men’s basketball team as the Wolverines take on Louisville in the NCAA championship game Monday night. Just leave a comment below to show your support for the Maize and Blue. (Or show your Michigan fandom by uploading a photo by clicking on the green “Upload Photos and Videos” icon.) The NCAA Tournament final tips off at 9:23 p.m. in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The game will be televised on CBS. Hail to the Victors, baby! If you're not one of the lucky fans making the trip to Atlanta to catch it live, there are plenty of local bars in the Trenton, Grosse Ile area with the game turned on. For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch on Facebook, follow us on …
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” icon. 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: Related: Where to Watch March Madness…
Monday, March 18, 2013
Beer, wings and slam dunks! It's tournament time -- here's where to catch all the games.
Don't have enough TV screens to keep up with your March Madness bracket? There are plenty of viewing options in and around Trenton and Grosse Ile. Legends 1926 Bar and Grill Kennedy Recreation Center (2nd floor) 734-307-7009 Food and drink specials throughout the tournament Jerzey's Sports Bar & Grill 2385 Fort Street 734-675-2300 Food and drink specials throughout the tournament Sharkey's Riverfront Tavern 25215 W River Road 734-362-0042 Drink specials each night Too busy to stop by your favorite local sports joint? Download the March Madness Live App to watch on the go from your mobile device. Where are you watching March Madness this year? Tell us in the comments! For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Mother and father of Detroit Tigers pitcher will be on hand at West Grange Pharmacy on Monday, March 25, from 4-8 p.m.
Meet the parents—Justin Verlander’s parents, that is. Kathy and Richard Verlander, the mother and father of the star Detroit Tigers pitcher, will sign their book, Rocks Across the Pond, at West Grange Pharmacy on Monday, March 25. The Verlanders will sign their book from 4-8 p.m. PAWS, the Tigers mascot, also will be present. Rocks Across the Pond is the Verlanders’ story of parenting. “You have to really emphasize the positives,” Richard Verlander said in a press release. “Try not to get too caught up with the highs and lows. Keep things on an even keel and don’t think too far down the road.” West Grange Pharmacy is located at 3390 West Rd. in Trenton.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Rick Morrow has coached the Trenton High School boys varsity basketball team for the last eight years and is stepping down after one of the most successful seasons in years.
Prior to this season, the last time the Trenton High School boys basketball team won a district title was in 1991, which was 13 years before head coach Rick Morrow took the reigns. After eight seasons as the Trojans' head coach, Morrow is retiring. Morrow said he decided to retire before the start of one of his most successful seasons as head coach. Morrow said he helped turn an unsuccessful basketball program into a winning program that won a district title Monday in Flat Rock. Morrow's Trojans lost to the Detroit Community High School Hurricanes in the regional finals Wednesday night. The Trojans finished the season 19-6. Morrow said he's enjoyed the last 26 years of coaching basketball at St. Pius School in Southgate, Cabrini High …